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Panopto Teams Integration Embeds Video Management Features in the Collaboration Platform

Video management technology provider Panopto has expanded its integration with Microsoft Teams, enabling a variety of features for securely searching, playing, sharing and managing Panopto videos and meeting recordings within the collaboration platform.

DDoS Attacks Targeting Higher Ed Rose 102% in Second Half of 2021, Netscout Report Says

Network security provider Netscout today released its bi-annual Threat Intelligence Report showing an overall decrease during the second half of 2021 in distributed denial-of-service attacks but a 102% increase in such attacks targeting colleges, universities, and professional schools, compared to the prior six months.

Enrollment Hub Removes Barriers to Access at Northland Pioneer College

Northland Pioneer College in Arizona has launched a new constituent relationship management platform as part of a strategic goal to grow enrollment, particularly for under-represented students.

Intel, NSF to Invest $150M in Semiconductor Education, Research and Workforce Development

Over the next decade, Intel will partner with universities, community colleges and technical educators across the United States to establish semiconductor manufacturing education and research collaborations, bolster the workforce and tackle technical challenges in the industry.



Open Textbook Library Reaches 1,000 Titles

Just in time for its 10-year anniversary, the Open Textbook Library's collection of open education resources has surpassed 1,000 titles.

CUNY Investing $8M in Online Education Initiative

The City University of New York is launching CUNY Online, a new online education initiative tasked with producing high-quality online courses and programs and building online degree capacity across the institution.

AAC&U Announces 2022-2023 Institute on Open Educational Resources

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is now accepting applications for its 2022-2023 Institute on Open Educational Resources, a year-long training program on designing and implementing OER plans on campus.

Oregon State U Project Seeks Pandemic Reflections from Students and Faculty

A new project out of Oregon State University is calling for submissions from college students, faculty and staff about how they've coped with the psychological impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

UT Austin Streamlines Financial Aid Process for Students

The University of Texas at Austin is making it easier for students to apply for and receive financial aid. The institution moved from a homegrown financial aid to Oracle’s Student Financial Planning solution, part of the Oracle Student Cloud, in order to automate financial aid activities and provide a better experience for students and administrators, according to a news announcement.

Video Wall Showcases Student Success at Fayetteville State University

North Carolina's Fayetteville State University recently unveiled a video wall in its Rudolph Jones Student Center that highlights successful student internships and post-graduate employment.