Biden focus on higher education could help institutions survive pandemic
Education policy experts said the president-elect's agenda could alleviate challenges that the Trump administration has not addressed.
Penn State joins initiative to hire more diverse STEM faculty
Ultimately, the initiative will increase career opportunities in STEM fields for underrepresented groups, as well as improve student success.
U. Houston partnered with Microsoft to build STEM career pipeline
A new partnership is hoped to educate students and professionals in Texas to prepare them for new career opportunities in technology fields.
College textbook quarantine boosts safety, challenges accessibility
Santa Fe Community College quarantines each returned book for three days, but librarians said the policy has strained access for those already struggling most during the pandemic.
Google invests $1M in digital-skills training at Black universities
A $1 million program co-led by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is designed to reach 20,000 students attending historically Black colleges and universities.
Universities told to prepare all students for AI-driven future
AI is increasingly used in all sectors and universities should prepare students to apply it to their future work.
New York City graduates first class of pandemic 'Innovation Fellows'
A class of 14 technologists helped the city complete several initiatives, including broadband mapping and a dashboard to track hate crimes across the five boroughs.
Remote work marked 'culmination' of NYC Cyber Command's cloud initiatives, agency heads said
Keeping the city government running even when no one's in the office has been a vindication, leaders of New York City's cybersecurity agency said.
University of Michigan plans new school of technology and innovation
The new school, slated to open in fall 2021, is to prepare students for emerging jobs in technology-related fields.
Texas A&M employs students as cybersecurity apprentices
A new training program allows students to protect real networks used by the university, state agencies, cities and counties throughout Texas.