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Spring Enrollments Continue Downward Trend

The enrollment losses of fall 2020 have continued this spring, according to preliminary data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Overall, college enrollment is down 2.9 percent compared to last spring.

U Louisiana Monroe Outfits Classroom for Active and Hybrid Learning

A new active learning classroom at University of Louisiana Monroe's College of Pharmacy is designed for one-on-one interaction in class as well as participation from remote students.

Cybersecurity Company Launches Secure Videoconferencing Platform

StrikeForce Technologies, a cybersecurity company that specializes in preventing data theft and security breaches, has introduced a new videoconferencing solution billed as a secure alternative to Zoom and other vulnerable platforms.

United States Spends $1.3 Trillion on Education

The United States tops every other country in overall education spending, investing $1.3 trillion across all levels. That's more than seven times the next top contender, Germany, which spends $189.4 billion on education. However, we're only number 8 in terms of education spending as a percentage of the gross domestic product.



Educause Report Tackles Cybersecurity and Privacy in Higher Ed

Security and privacy threats are at an all-time high on campus, according to a new report from Educause, brought about by a combination of factors: remote work and learning, the proliferation of videoconferencing and the complexities related to the pandemic.

Johns Hopkins Now Compiling U.S. COVID Testing Data

Johns Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Center now houses United States COVID-19 testing data — taking the reins from the COVID Tracking Project, which has compiled the data from publicly reported sources for the past year.

Owl Labs Intros New Features for Hybrid Learning

Owl Labs has introduced a new suite of features for its Meeting Owl solution, designed to bring more immersive remote and hybrid capabilities to the flagship 360-degree camera, mic and speaker hardware product.

Oakland University AR Center to Provide Workforce Training

A new augmented reality center at Oakland University's School of Engineering and Computer Science will offer students hands-on experience in applying AR technology in the manufacturing field.

Lincoln U Deploys WiFi 6 to Support Remote Learning

Pennsylvania's Lincoln University has boosted wireless connectivity in all its campus spaces with a network rollout designed to meet the demands of both in-person and remote instruction.

IBM Expands HBCU Quantum Center

Membership in IBM's IBM-HBCU Quantum Center has nearly doubled since it launched last September. Created to advance quantum information science and provide STEM-based opportunities for traditionally underrepresented communities, the Center recently added 10 new historically Black colleges and universities to its roster.