Last spring, Arizona State University began offering a course that teaches students the essentials of coding so that they can develop mobile apps that direct low-income and homeless populations to support services.
The $2 million donation to the university's Center for National Security Initiatives will go toward funding its aerospace and national defense research. The money was donated by The Anschutz Foundation.
Helena College made some major upgrades to its campus. The changes range from run-of-the-mill design updates to equipping classrooms with smart technology and adding a new esports gaming center.
Tech company SAP is promoting the use of virtual reality to help students gain the skills they need for the job market. The company offers a VR program designed to assist students from underserved communities.
The university is one of the latest schools in the country to deploy a fleet of semi-autonomous delivery robots called Kiwibots. The robots are available through an agreement between food-service provider Sodexo and Kiwibot
Undergraduate programs are springing up across the U.S. to meet the burgeoning demand for workers trained in big data. Yet many of the programs lack training in the ethical use of data science.
Despite a significant shortage of teachers and an ongoing pandemic, New Jersey is still training up future educators. Many have fulfilled their student teaching hours through virtual means.
With more than a year of online learning under their belts, colleges in Minnesota and nationwide are reimagining the menu of options they offer to students.
The program was developed in response to the pandemic, when the extended campus closures exposed how many students were not able to participate in online classes and programs because they had no access to mobile devices.
As schools and colleges confront the challenges of COVID-19, cyber criminals exploit weaknesses in the computer networks and online systems.