Alabama universities get $72 million for remote-learning tech
The latest round of federal funding will enable universities and colleges across the state to purchase new security software, video-conferencing equipment and remote-desktop software.
Rutgers surveyed students on remote learning, crafted tips for teachers
A new collection of resources for university faculty draws insight from a nationwide student survey that identified challenges students faced following the shift to remote learning during the pandemic.
ASU to build Global Futures Laboratory for sustainability research
The lab will support interdisciplinary research of the largest global challenges, such as climate change, public health, food security and energy systems.
South Carolina to use radio waves for extra K-12 internet access
Gov. Henry McMaster announced a $1.3 million investment in datacasting technology to ensure remote education access for about 5,000 students across the state.
Trump administration releases data skills catalog, ethics framework
As part of the Federal Data Strategy 2020 Action Plan, the White House recently published a curated data skills catalog and a data ethics framework for public comment.
University of Arizona taps WeWork spaces for international students
The new partnership intends for students completing degrees abroad to have access to clean and safe study spaces during the pandemic.
Maria Roat: Agencies must keep emerging tech in mind as they modernize security
Quantum computing, in particular, should be accounted for as agencies build zero-trust security architectures, said the deputy federal CIO.
Army opens its new Cyber Command headquarters
"The IT is very powerful," Army Cyber Command's top general said of the new headquarters for his command.
For families without internet, Dallas libraries install outdoor Wi-Fi
Between 7.am and 9 p.m., four public libraries will provide free public Wi-Fi to support students at families without home access.
UT Austin launches $20M machine learning research institute
From optimizing transportation to applications in fighting COVID-19, the new institute includes a national laboratory hoped to encourage interdisciplinary research.