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Podcast: Supporting Entrepreneurship from a Distance: How Harvard’s Innovation Labs Went Virtual

When you picture a university innovation center, what comes to mind is usually a lot of hands-on collaboration and networking. But what happens when that heavily in-person experience is forced to go virtual? For this episode of the podcast, we talk with Matt Segneri, executive director of the Harvard Innovation Labs, to find out about the past year’s challenges and successes converting in-person student activities into virtual experiences that still capture that entrepreneurial vibe.

Supporting Students Where They Are: Bentley's CIS Sandbox

Bentley University's CIS Sandbox is building on 10 years as a technology learning space.

Podcast: New Horizon Report Forecasts Security and Privacy Trends in Higher Ed

EDUCAUSE recently released its first Information Security Edition of the Horizon Report, profiling important trends, technologies and practices shaping the future of IT security and privacy in higher education. For this episode of the podcast, we talk with Brian Kelly, director of the cybersecurity program at EDUCAUSE, to discuss the new report, the technological trends on the horizon in IT security, how the pandemic is impacting privacy concerns, and more.

6 Ways COVID-19 and Social Justice Intersect in Higher Ed

Financial pressures, political unrest, health concerns — here's how the pandemic and concurrent equity challenges have impacted both institutions and their students.

Augmenting the Learning Dialogue Online

How can we move the remote learning experience farther away from a training model and closer to a collaborative learning model in which students participate together in the co-creation or discovery of knowledge? We asked Gardner Campbell for some perspectives from his research and from his own classroom.



Podcast: Ransomware, Zero Trust and the Impact of the Pandemic on Higher Ed IT Security

One unintended impact of the pandemic in higher education is the strain that remote work and learning has put on IT security. In this episode of the podcast, we talk with Stephen Heath, chief information security officer for Intrinium, an IT and security consulting and managed services company, to learn more about the security challenges institutions are facing — as well as evolving threats like ransomware.

Internet2: 25 Years of Technology and Community

This year, Internet2 will celebrate its 25th anniversary as it continues to support and lead critical network infrastructure and services nationally while engaging the world's research and education communities.

Podcast: Trends, Predictions and Opportunities for Higher Ed in 2021

How will higher education evolve as we head into — hopefully — post-pandemic times? Is it even possible to make predictions with circumstances still in flux? In this episode of the Campus Technology Insider podcast, we talk with Richard Garrett, chief research officer at higher education research firm Eduventures, about his predictions for 2021, the impact of the pandemic on online learning and ed tech, and the opportunities he sees for higher ed in the coming year.

Speaking the Language of Data Visualization

Understanding data visualization technologies is critical to recognizing and responding to enrollment trends and patterns — particularly for community colleges facing precipitous decline.

The Annual Report: Ringing in the Changes

CT spoke with Doug Foster, vice president for information technology and CIO at the University of South Carolina's Division of Information Technology, to find out how an annual report can help the institution's resolve by putting goals and accomplishments in context.