Alabama State U. announces $300K cybersecurity diversity grant
The funding is designed to boost participation in a field in which women and some minority groups are underrepresented.
New Google program offers digital skills to formerly incarcerated adults
The search giant developed a bank of online resources for nonprofits working with people recently released from prison.
Eight Virginia universities announce cybersecurity workforce projects
University students will get experience working on projects related to cybersecurity risk and bio-cybersecurity.
AI chatbot maker Juji jumps into higher education
Juji co-founder Michelle Zhou said her company's chatbots are more flexible and their models come pre-trained for higher education customers.
Miami Dade College, IBM partner to build tech-focused workforce
Miami Dade College will receive $10 million in assets from IBM over the next three years to expand its workforce development and technology programming.
VR helps Texas students prepare career paths early
VR simulations dramatically improved students' self-reported confidence with their career options after high school.
FCC leader shares 'cautious optimism' for broadband expansion in schools
FCC Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel told Maryland educators and administrators she's confident about expanding connectivity for K-12 students who are gradually returning to classrooms.
Think tank launches cybersecurity training for state officials
The National Cybersecurity Center's new campaign is aimed at improving awareness among the state legislators who fund IT and cybersecurity policies.
NGA picks four states for latest cyber policy academy
Kansas, Missouri, Montana and Washington will work with the National Governors Association to develop policies that may one day be shared with other states.
Northern Virginia city, Virginia Tech plan smart-city test bed
Falls Church, a Washington, D.C., suburb will collaborate with Virginia Tech on a 44-acre smart city site to pilot emerging and connected transportation technologies.