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Pacific College of Health and Science Chooses Blackboard Learn Ultra

Pacific College of Health and Science (PCHS) has chosen Anthology's Blackboard Learn Ultra as its new learning management system. The decision occurred after a competitive review, the institution said.

AAC&U Survey Finds a Liberal Education Still Important for Hiring Employees

In the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 2023 survey, "The Career-Ready Graduate: What Employers Say About the Difference College Makes," findings show that employers feel a liberal education without government restrictions is important for preparing new hires to be effective employees.

Free D2L Course Provides Introduction to AI Ethics and Governance

D2L is offering a free course called "Introduction to AI Ethics and Governance." D2L built the course and partnered with AI law specialists INQ Consulting to provide the content.

zSpace Unveils Expanded CTE and Workforce Applications from Four Companies

Augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) tech company zSpace demonstrated expanded career and technical education (CTE) and workforce applications at the recent ACTE Careertech Vision Conference in Phoenix.



Kansas to Build State's First Internet Exchange Point at Wichita State University

The State of Kansas has awarded a $5 million grant to construct a carrier-neutral Internet Exchange Point (IXP) next to Wichita State University's (WSU) Innovation Campus. Nonprofit Connected Nation (CN) and Newby Ventures will partner as Connected Nation Internet Exchange Points (CNIXP) to build, own, and operate the facility across from WSU's Eck Stadium.

University of California Deploys Full Canva Product Suite Across All Campuses

The University of California (UC) has partnered with Canva to provide all 10 campuses with the visual communication company's full suite of visual communication, design tools, and AI-powered products.

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute Forms AI Security Incident Response Team

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University has created an Artificial Intelligence Security Incident Response Team (AISIRT) to analyze and respond to threats and security incidents involving the use of AI and machine learning (ML).

Educause Survey Reveals Growing Dissatisfaction Among Higher Education Cybersecurity Professionals

Nonprofit higher education association Educause recently conducted a study of 350 cybersecurity and privacy professionals in July 2023. The study report outlines concerns of those professionals and shows a growing dissatisfaction with training, work conditions, and time constraints.

EY Study Focuses on How Universities Are Failing Students and Faculty — and What to Do About It

Students, faculty, and administrators around the world believe that putting human needs first will make universities more successful and attract and retain more students, according to a recent EY survey.

Free AI Teaching Assistant and AI Tutor Powered by ChatGPT

Nonprofit Contact North/Contact Nord in Ontario, Canada, has released two free AI-powered tools for instructors and students: AI Teaching Assistant Pro and AI Tutor Pro.