Jake Williams

Staff Reporter

Jake Williams is a Staff Reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop. At StateScoop, he covers the information technology issues and events at state and local governments across the nation. In the past, he has covered the United States Postal Service, the White House, Congress, cabinet-level departments and emerging technologies in the unmanned aircraft systems field for FedScoop.

Before FedScoop, Jake was a contributing writer for Campaigns & Elections magazine. He has had work published in the Huffington Post and several regional newspapers and websites in Pennsylvania.

A northeastern Pennsylvania native, Jake graduated magna cum laude from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, or IUP, in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in political science. At IUP, Jake was the editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Penn, and the president of the university chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Tech

Michigan State launches VR app to fight unconscious bias

by • 9 months ago

The app helps users recognize racism and unconscious bias to help support diversity, equity and inclusion.

Training

U. Central Florida announces $3M cybersecurity scholarship program

by • 11 months ago

Funding from the National Science Foundation will provide students at the University of Central Florida scholarships for cybersecurity studies.

Training

Coursera partners with Howard U., expands diversity catalog

by • 11 months ago

Coursera announced a new partnership with the historically Black university, along with workforce initiatives and more than 40 courses centered on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Training

Tulane University law school launches two new online master's programs

by • 11 months ago

Built on Everspring’s learning platform, the new programs in energy and environmental law continue a trend toward digital education.

Training

'Mynerva' teaching platform lets professors design the perfect lesson

by • 12 months ago

A new platform from the University of Michigan is designed for instructors who wish to combine conventional learning materials with digital assessments and tools.

Tech

Quizlet teams up with TikTok for interactive learning

by • 12 months ago

The online learning and quiz tool is partnering with short-form video app TikTok to allow users to link Quizlet tools directly into videos.

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