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3 Universities Partner with Adobe to Boost Students' Digital Skills

Through a new Anchor School Program, Adobe is working with universities to provide students with the creativity and digital skills they need to pursue careers in technology.

Louisiana Tech Using Mobile App to Reach Students Where They Are

This fall, Louisiana Tech University is rolling out a mobile app designed to provide students both on and off campus with easy access to resources and services, increase their awareness of clubs, groups, organizations and events, and help them navigate the university experience.

SANS Institute Launches New Training for Entry-Level Cybersecurity Roles

SANS Institute has introduced a new curriculum designed to help non-technical learners enter the cybersecurity field.

Academic Partnerships Acquires Curriculum Mapping Software

Online program management company Academic Partnerships has acquired Coursetune, a maker of curriculum mapping software that provides visualization tools for curriculum and course design.



Anthology and Blackboard Merging to Create Massive Ed Tech Ecosystem

Anthology and Blackboard have announced a merger, pairing the former's enterprise software for enrollment management, student engagement, alumni fundraising and institutional effectiveness with the latter's learning management software, communication tools and student success solutions.

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Streamline Student Support with Disability Services Platform

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has announced a statewide partnership with Symplicity, a provider of student services platforms for accessibility accommodations, career services and other areas.

Ransomware Attack Disrupts Online, Hybrid Classes at Howard University

Washington, D.C.'s Howard University announced this week that its online and hybrid classes have been suspended in the wake of a ransomware attack.

Survey: Accessibility Challenges Persist as Hybrid and Online Learning Continues

With fully online or hybrid course formats still very much in play at colleges and universities around the world, accessibility issues remain a key challenge, according to a recent study.

Gartner: 4 Key Trends Speeding AI Innovation

Research firm Gartner has identified four trends that are driving artificial intelligence innovation in the near term.

IT Security Intrusions on the Rise in Education Sector

Criminals engaging in intrusion into information systems are getting much more efficient at what they do, according to a new threat report from data security firm CrowdStrike. And intrusions into academic systems are soaring.