Purdue Global launches free COVID-19 contact tracing class
The online course will train students in contact-tracing protocols, legal requirements, effective risk communication and how to analyze collected data.
Edtech leaders are responsible for mentoring next generation, says 2020 NextGen award winner
Eden Konja, the IT director at Notre Dame Preparatory School, said he appreciates being named a 2020 NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leader but that his focus is on sharing his knowledge with students.
Bellevue University starts fully online data science degree program
As demand for employees with skills in data science rises, Bellevue University in Nebraska announces a new program that focuses on using "data to tell a story."
U. South Florida to offer cybersecurity courses for K-12 districts
The new program, which launches at schools in three Tampa-area counties this fall, will stress the importance of IT security and attempt to create talent pipeline to help close the cybersecurity workforce gap.
U. North Texas to offer degrees in cybersecurity, GIS
Beginning in fall 2021, UNT students will be able to earn degrees in the growing fields of cybersecurity and geographic information systems.
University of Arizona launches global campus program
International students in 34 countries can now attend online classes abroad to earn a U.S. degree from the University of Arizona.
What Shopify has learned from five years of bug bounty programs
In this op-ed, a senior security engineer for Shopify discusses what has made the company's bug bounty program so successful. (Hint: it's the not the payouts.)
Senators urge against shuttering of Pentagon’s cyber college
"We fear that such an action sends the wrong message to our warfighters and to our adversaries," the senators wrote in a letter to DOD leadership.
OSU offers virtual gardening, chicken brooding classes during lockdown
Anyone in the Columbus area can sign up for online courses on how to grow an herb garden or start raising chickens.
Not for coronavirus, Utah Valley U. launches online-degrees website
University leaders say that promoting online education is part of their strategic plan, regardless of the constraints of the current health crisis.