State and federal funding for higher education has many administrators in a spending mood, but sometimes the most important conversations to have are the hard ones. Now is the time to plan for worst-case scenarios.
Qwasar and Cañada College at Menlo Park are offering a nine-month training program for software developers, with help from grant funding to achieve a low enough price point to draw applicants from low-income communities.
High demand for experienced engineers has created fierce competition in higher education and the private sector. University professors and industry leaders weigh in on how long the trend will last.
The education software company’s new Center for Advancing Learning will focus on tech accessibility, community colleges, historically Black colleges and universities, and online program management.
The National Science Foundation has awarded an assistant professor of structural engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology for his research into uses of metals that are three atoms thick.
Besides addressing food insecurity and mental health resources, Colorado State University’s commitment to spend $8.58 million over three years includes building fiber networks and promoting technologically advanced jobs.
Pennsylvania State University is expanding its use of FirstNet, AT&T's dedicated telecommunications network for first responders, to include all its police officers and key personnel across several campuses.
As part of iDigBio, a program through the Florida Museum of Natural History funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, the university is working with others to digitize 1 billion museum specimens nationwide.
Funded by an anonymous donation, Missouri Southern State University will build a virtual reality lab in its Health Sciences Center to simulate dealing with patients, working with equipment and talking to family members.
Even setting aside criminal charges that made headlines in 2019, the scramble by high school students to get into top colleges isn’t in their best interests, causing unnecessary stress that doesn’t fulfill their needs.
A team of 40 female students led by sophomore Zoe Reich spent four months creating Mother’s Touch, an interactive app that aims to reduce maternal and infant mortality by providing users with information and resources.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout's CNIT (computer networking and information technology) program is training students like Brian Halbach, now a consultant with RedTeam Security in St. Paul, to help prevent cyber crime.
Using predictive analytics based on data lake data, university leaders expect to provide a better student experience and see higher student retention rates, which will ultimately lead to higher graduation rates.
SRI Education, Columbia University and the nonprofit Achieving the Dream are partnering on a research center to help students learn study skills necessary for success in online learning environments.
California’s annual budget will help fund the community college district’s new performing arts venue as well as a workforce training center for students in automotive repair, truck technology, machining and other fields.
As the adaptive necessity of telework became a norm for major IT organizations, some found it actually helped productivity. Colleges and universities might take cues from the private sector in how to make the most of it.