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WCET Survey Finds Slow AI Adoption at Colleges and Universities

The WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education) Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) conducted a national survey in April 2023 that showed colleges and universities have been slow to strategize and implement AI tools campuswide.

Evidence in Motion Brings Hybrid Accelerated Doctoral Programs to Southern California University of Health Sciences

Healthcare hybrid learning company Evidence in Motion (EIM) has partnered with Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) to offer three hybrid accelerated doctoral programs starting in 2024.

Report: CIOs Moving Decisively to Adopt Generative AI

Education, corporate, and government chief information officers globally are decisively adopting generative AI as a major part of their tech strategy. That was the conclusion reached in the recent MIT Technology Review Insights report, "The Great Acceleration: CIO Perspectives on Generative AI."

Report: Graduates Uncertain About Workforce Readiness Because of AI

Cengage Group's third annual employability report, "AI Joins the Workforce," asked employers and graduates questions about how AI is impacting job skills requirements and whether graduates feel prepared for them. Their responses suggest a "quickly shifting employment landscape" of different hiring priorities, the report noted.



PhotoShelter Unveils AI Visual Search Capability Eliminating Need for Metadata

Digital asset management platform PhotoShelter has unveiled a new feature called AI Visual Search, giving brand subscribers the ability to search their entire brand library based on visual descriptions and eliminating the need to manually add metadata to images, according to a news release.

Generative AI Is a Top Emerging Risk for Enterprises, Gartner Says

Generative AI tools such as ChatGPT and Google Bard have cracked the top-10 list of emerging risks for enterprises, according to a new report by research firm Gartner.

GrammarlyGO to Add New Features to Help Students Use AI Responsibly

Grammarly writing software company will introduce new features in late August to GrammarlyGO in time for the start of fall quarter. The new features, student-focused prompts, guardrails, and the ability to cite generative AI transparently, will help students to "augment — not replace — their critical thinking and communication skills," the company said.

Atlantic International U Integrates Dall-E into Virtual Campus and Curriculum Builder

Continuing its commitment to offer artificial intelligence technology to help students create or modify their chosen academic programs, Atlantic International University (AIU) in Honolulu has incorporated image generator Dall-E into its Virtual Campus and Curriculum Builder tool.

Proofpoint: Bioscience Job Scams Target Universities

In a recent blog post, cybersecurity company Proofpoint identified several e-mail scam campaigns targeting university student job hunters, promising interviews for lucrative jobs in biosciences, healthcare, and biotechnology.

Simplilearn and UT Dallas to Offer AI and ML Boot Camp for the Digital Workforce

Online digital skills training company Simplilearn Solutions has teamed up with the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) to offer an online boot camp to upskill AI and machine learning (ML) professionals through the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science.