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Artificial Intelligence

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


Microsoft, Nvidia Expand Global AI Footprint

Microsoft and Nvidia are expanding their AI presence in a widening swath of the globe, with the goal of increasing datacenter power, as well as courting local talent and mindshare.

U.S. and U.K. to Collaborate on AI Safety Testing Frameworks

The United States and United Kingdom governments have announced a joint effort to establish AI safety testing standards and protocols.

Top Actions to Achieve a Future of Unified Data Models in Higher Ed

To help colleges and universities envision a better future of data analytics in higher education and provide practical steps to get there, Educause has released a new "Action Plan" for achieving unified data models across the institution.

Microsoft to Roll Out Copilot Enhancements for Teams

Microsoft is enhancing how users interact directly with Copilot in Microsoft Teams with a handful of new and optimized features.

AWS Completes Investment in Claude AI Maker Anthropic

Amazon Web Services has completed its promised $4 billion investment in generative AI company Anthropic.

Report: AI/ML Tool Usage Skyrockets Across Industry Sectors

Enterprises must both securely enable AI productivity tools and also leverage AI to defend against new AI-driven threats, according to a new report from cloud security specialist Zscaler.

Pace University to Launch New AI Lab

Pace University will launch an artificial intelligence (AI) lab at its new Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at its New York City campus, the university said. The lab will offer training for students, faculty, and staff, as well extending training to the larger business and resident community.

Getting Comfortable with "I Don't Know": Educause's 2024 AI Landscape Study

Recently Educause released its inaugural AI Landscape Study, which polled the higher education community about AI strategic planning and readiness, policies and procedures, impact on the workforce, and the future of AI in higher education. We spoke with researcher Jenay Robert about the survey results and how "I don't know" might be the theme of the day when it comes to AI.

Digital Science Releases AI-Driven Summarizations of Millions of Research Data Documents

Technology company Digital Science has announced a new AI-powered summarization feature, available on all its Dimensions versions, including its free online web app. The platform supplies summaries across 350 million interlinked publications, grants, clinical trials, and patents.

Purdue Adds Two Online Master of Science Degrees in Artificial Intelligence

Purdue University has introduced two fully online interdisciplinary Master of Science degrees in artificial intelligence: AI and Machine Learning, for "AI builders," and AI Management and Policy, for "AI translators," according to the university.