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Alabama Campuses Take Steps To Harden Network Password Access

Two Alabama universities have turned to technology from Keeper Security and Duo Security to help users protect access to their computing devices and to help IT stay ahead of potential hacking attempts created by weak password usage.

Texas A&M Joins Intel Parallel Computing Center

The High Performance Research Computing center at Texas A&M University has been named to the Intel Parallel Computing Center program.

Capella U Issues Digital Badges to Students in NSA Focus Area Programs

Capella University now offers digital badges for students in its National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security designated master's degree programs.

State University System of Florida Standardizes Learning Management System

The State University System of Florida is implementing a single online learning platform, Canvas, in an effort to make the transition between colleges and universities more seamless.



Texas A&M Taps Private Partner for SIS Audit and Compliance

The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) has negotiated a master professional services contract with an IT consulting firm, with the goal of enabling all TAMUS members to reduce the operating costs of student information system services and improve support for audit and compliance functions.

PA University Receives $1.2 Million Grant to Train STEM Teachers for High-Need School Districts

Susquehanna University is the latest university to receive grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the recruitment and education of STEM teachers for high-need school districts.

How Students Try To Bamboozle Online Proctors

The use of "cheat sheets" is the most common way students try to cheat on their online tests, according to online proctor Examity. The second most common tactic is to use Google Search and Translate, followed by copying test questions for distribution, hiding flashcards underneath the keyboard and hanging answers on walls.

Harvard Business School, BBC Host Video-Wall Virtual Debate

Harvard University's business school is working with a BBC radio station on a studio project that brings people together virtually from around the world to hold a live debate.

Rapid Insight Offers QuickStart Predictive Analytics for Colleague

Analytics and data intelligence software company Rapid Insight has introduced a streamlined predictive analytics tool for Ellucian's Colleague ERP system.

Tulane Automates Its Procurement Processes

The university in New Orleans chose SciQuest to implement new procurement software programs.

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