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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.
For pandemic recovery, STIR Labs to match universities with state and local agencies
A new program launched by the civic tech company CityInnovate, called STIR Labs, seeks to match state and local government agencies with nearby universities that can help solve upcoming challenges, such as economic recovery.
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.
Carnegie Mellon U. launches cybersecurity master's program in D.C.
The new program, headed by former U.S. Chief Information Security Officer Gregory Touhill, is designed to train a new generation of talent not only technically, but in business and management skills.
OpenStax makes its online learning tools free
On top of the publisher's already free catalog of textbooks, online homework resources are now free to teachers and students during the public health crisis.
LA hackathon for students moves online amid virus outbreak
The eighth annual LA Hacks event will adopt a virtual format for the first time this year to give students a chance to explore and create new technologies.
Coronavirus worry jolts U. Washington to move classes online
The University of Washington has cancelled in-person classes for the rest of the quarter and some other institutions are following suit.
Penn State New Kensington announces new digital innovation lab
The new facility is hoped to support collaboration between industry and academia, and host entrepreneurial training, events and community outreach activities.