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Fairfield U Monitoring Staff and Student Health with Mobile App

As students, faculty and staff return to campus at Fairfield University, they will report their daily health symptoms through the mobile campus safety tool LiveSafe Mobile App.

New App Automates Queueing on Campus

Software startup QU-in has launched a program to help colleges and universities do capacity and line management.

Full Measure Intros Mobile Tools for Fall Reopening

Mobile communications company Full Measure Education has introduced a new library of Fall Reopening Solutions, mobile engagement tools designed to help higher education institutions reopen safely in the fall.

App Helps Feed Students in Need

The University of California, Merced is addressing food insecurity on campus with a program that allows students to donate unused meal plan funds to peers.

U of South Florida Co-developing App for COVID-19-Safe Campus Returns

A Florida university is working with a software company to produce a mobile application to help campuses manage data on the health of their returning communities.

U Oregon App Helps Plan for Safe Fall Return to Campus

A university in the northwest is using mobile mapping technology to sort out plans for the fall return to campus.



Berkeley College Ships Laptops to New Students

Berkeley College resumed its spring semester this week with online courses. To make sure students had access to computing devices, the private for-profit school, with locations in New York and New Jersey, handed out free laptops to all new incoming students.

Google Classroom Tops Education App Downloads

A new analysis by App Annie has found that mobile education applications have experienced a 90 percent increase in weekly downloads usage worldwide between the last three months of 2019 and the first three months of 2020.

Oxford Recommends Mobile App for Instant Contact Tracking in Time of Coronavirus

As described in a World Health Organization report on COVID-19, Chinese disease officials sent out more than 1,800 teams of epidemiologists with five people per team in Wuhan to track down the individuals that sick people may have come into contact with before they quarantined. A project underway at Oxford University wants to make that process instantaneous.

Cybersecurity Reports See Rise in Education Risks, Highlight Mobile

Two cybersecurity reports that highlight mobile device risks — one from Verizon and the other from NetScout Systems — have also touched on education in their findings.

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