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Artificial Intelligence

Here you'll find articles detailing new developments in artificial intelligence and how it's impacting higher education.


Cloud AI Services Slide Back to Rock Bottom in Gartner 'Hype Cycle'

Cloud AI services have moved from the "slope of enlightenment" to the "trough of disillusionment," according to Gartner's latest report on AI trends.

Bryant University Launches Gen AI Chatbot for Community Engagement

Students, faculty, and staff at Bryant University have a new resource for accessing information, receiving guidance, and keeping up with campus events. The institution recently launched a generative AI chatbot developed in partnership with AI and intelligent automation solution provider alliantDigital.

UIUC Study: AI Agents Can Exploit Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

In a new study from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), researchers demonstrated that large language model agents can autonomously exploit real-world cybersecurity vulnerabilities, raising critical concerns about the widespread deployment and security of these advanced AI systems.

Building Florida's First AI Degree Program

Miami Dade College recently announced the launch of a new bachelor's degree in applied artificial intelligence — the first such degree in the state of Florida and one of the first in the country. At the heart of MDC's approach is the conviction that education in artificial intelligence is for everyone — people at all levels need understand how to apply AI in their lives and careers.

Copilot Propels Microsoft to Lead Position in Analytics/BI Market

A new Gartner report on the analytics/business intelligence market places Microsoft in the lead position of the field. The Redmond cloud giant stands apart and alone atop the axes for both the ability to execute and completeness of vision in Gartner's latest "Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms."

Anthropic Announces Claude 3.5 Sonnet, First of Three 3.5 Releases

Anthropic has introduced a new member of its Claude LLM family: Claude 3.5 Sonnet, the first release in the forthcoming Claude 3.5 product line.

CYPHER Learning Debuts AI Accuracy Tool

Generative learning platform CYPHER Learning has introduced AI Crosscheck, an AI-powered accuracy checker that reviews the quality of AI-generated LMS content.

Report: Student Success Staff Tapping into AI Despite Lack of Institutional Support

In a recent survey from education firm EAB, 62% of university student success staff said they believe artificial intelligence can help them identify students in need of support. And 69% said they have used AI in their work over the last year.

AWS Introduces New AI Certifications

Amazon Web Services has launched two new AWS Certifications to provide job-ready skills in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and generative AI.

Microsoft Postpones AI Recall Release

After making Recall opt-in only, Microsoft is putting the brakes on its new AI feature for Windows that was designed to "retrace users' steps."