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Virginia Tech launches online coding, cybersecurity bootcamps

by Betsy Foresman

The 26-week bootcamps, held in partnership with Fullstack Academy, will teach students how to protect networks and become full-stack web developers.

White House prioritizes skills-based federal hiring in executive order

by Billy Mitchell

The order will allow agencies to vet "candidates using assessment methods that more directly determine whether job seekers possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the job they're applying for," said Michael Rigas.

How WGU aligns students' educations to employers' needs

by Betsy Foresman

Western Governors University Provost Marni Stein said an overdue overhaul of how universities credential their students "has to happen now."

U. Arizona boosts education accessibility with 'pay-what-you-can' courses

by Betsy Foresman

In recognition of many students facing financial hardship during the pandemic, the University of Arizona is relaxing its tuition schedules for some course offerings.

CIO Council report recommends improvements to federal IT hiring

by Billy Mitchell

The report's top recommendation is to create a comprehensive special pay system for IT jobs across government.

Bellevue University starts fully online data science degree program

by Betsy Foresman

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. North Texas to offer degrees in cybersecurity, GIS

by Betsy Foresman

Beginning in fall 2021, UNT students will be able to earn degrees in the growing fields of cybersecurity and geographic information systems.

Universities stormed by technical, cultural challenges during pandemic

by Colin Wood

The rapid changes have made higher education administrators reactive, but it's time to start thinking strategically again, speakers said during an online conference Thursday.

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