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Community-Building Tool Supports Students at Fort Hays State U

Fort Hays State University has deployed a digital community platform from InScribe to boost student communication, engagement and success.

Unizin Data Platform Now Available to Any Institution Via Google Cloud

Institutions no longer need to be members of Unizin to access the Unizin Data Platform, an integration and warehousing solution for data generated by learning tools. The nonprofit consortium has made the UDP available to any college or university through the Google Cloud Marketplace.

Moody's Upgrades Financial Outlook for Higher Ed

The financial outlook for higher education isn't as grim as once believed. Investor analysis firm Moody's recently updated its outlook for the sector from "negative" to "stable."

UT San Antonio to Invest in Research Computing Infrastructure

Supported by a technology grant from Dell Technologies, The University of Texas at San Antonio is building out its high-performance computing infrastructure to serve its research programs, particularly in data science and cybersecurity.



CC Students Unaware of School Support Options

Even as many community college students juggle classes, work and family support with the additional challenges posed by the pandemic, most aren't aware of the help their colleges might offer, according to a recent survey undertaken by the Center for Community College Student Engagement.

University of Leeds Moves to Mediasite's Cloud to Manage Video Surge

The University of Leeds has migrated its academic video content to Mediasite Video Cloud to support the growth in video usage the institution has seen over the past year.

Analysis: Traditional Transfer Students in the Minority

Traditional transfer students, those who attend community college or some other starter school, then move to a public institution to get their bachelor degrees, make up 19 percent — just a fifth — of all transfer students, according to research by Eduventures.

5 Ways to Marry Higher Ed to Work

As colleges reinvent themselves for post-pandemic learning, they need to collaborate more closely with industry. That's the bottom line from a new report issued by Presidents Forum, a national nonprofit network made up of leaders from 17 institutions of higher education.

Sacred Heart Students Use VR in Coursework

Communications students studying online at Connecticut's Sacred Heart University will be doing at least some of their learning via virtual reality.

Success of Videoconferencing Could Keep a Lot of Ed Work Remote

Two-thirds of people in education expect to see a continuation of remote work post-pandemic. Sixty-five percent of respondents in education agreed that due to the success of remote collaboration, facilitated by videoconferencing, their organizations are considering a flexible remote working model, according to a survey from Zoom.