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College funding experts are expecting the popularity of e-gifting programs to continue growing as college gets harder to afford, 529 plans see double-digit growth, and supply chain problems delay other gifts.
Storing so much personally identifiable information, research and other data, colleges and universities have become frequent targets of cyber criminals. To qualify for cyber insurance, they must have some controls in place.
After administrators noticed unusual activity on the university's network on Nov. 11, users started reporting issues with Wi-Fi, email, coursework submissions and other functions, which some have attributed to a virus.
The University of Central Florida beat teams from 105 universities in a contest requiring them to build, secure and defend a complex network of systems and devices used by oil companies, electric companies and others.
The university's new 74,000-square-foot building has an incubator space intended to grow startups that solve real-world problems, touching everything from cellphones to health care to education to the environment.
The University at Albany this week held a ribbon-cutting for its Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex, which houses programs such as atmospheric sciences, emergency services and homeland security.
Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded the university a five-year contract for research and development of autonomy technologies, including machine learning, neuromorphic computing and data exploitation.
The Kansas school would offer the two-semester program online, preparing a new crop of security specialists by teaching cybersecurity principles and practices, ethical hacking and forensic techniques.
As Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore, max out their available space for biomedical research, Baltimore city officials worry that promising startups might relocate for lack of resources.
The scientific research institute near San Diego will put the money toward a 100,000-square-foot science and technology center, advancing research into cancer, plant biology, aging and neurodegenerative diseases.
The grant from Microsoft Philanthropies will go toward mentorship, financial assistance, and the development of a curriculum from the National Cybersecurity Training & Education Center that includes Microsoft training.
With nearly $150,000 from the National Science Foundation, a professor is testing the effects of high temperatures and torsional fatigue on nickel alloys that might be 3D printed to build lighter, cheaper engines.
Utah State University and Utah Valley University will combine and expand their course programs in subjects such as computing, artificial intelligence and security analytics to train students for work in cybersecurity.
The university is one of 10 "hub" high-tech crime units across Indiana, where prosecutors will work with Vigo County law enforcement and college students to analyze and process digital evidence.
The Ohio college is offering courses to create more licensed drone operators, given the use of drones by so many industries from emergency services to real estate agents, videographers, agriculture and construction.