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Universities Update Communications for Remote Productivity

Universities are rethinking their campus approach to communications and collaboration in light of the changes introduced by stay-home recommendations.

Ambassador Intros New Curriculum Management System

An education technology company that manages curriculum distribution through college bookstores, both online and on campus, has produced a new application for distributing course materials.

Report: Blockchain 'Holds Promise' for Ed

Research funded by the U.S. Department of Education has found that the use of blockchain "holds promise to create more efficient, durable connections between education and work."

Lumen Learning Intros Professional Development Program for Faculty

A new professional development offering from Lumen Learning aims to help higher education faculty improve their teaching. Lumen Circles combines an online learning platform with "facilitated fellowships" that connect faculty with peers to form a virtual community of practice.



Colorado State University Global Joins Consortium for Sharing Online Courses

Colorado State University's online campus, CSU Global, has joined the Higher Education Course Recovery Consortium, a network of institutions that are sharing high-quality online courses to help connect students with the courses they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

U Oregon App Helps Plan for Safe Fall Return to Campus

A university in the northwest is using mobile mapping technology to sort out plans for the fall return to campus.

Gartner: 8 Financial Moves CIOs Must Make to Weather the COVID-19 Pandemic

Research firm Gartner recently came out with a set of recommendations for CIOs to help get their organizations through the financial fallout from COVID-19.

IU's Brad Wheeler Retiring from Administrative Roles

Brad Wheeler is retiring from his post as Indiana University's vice president for IT, CIO and vice president for communications and marketing and returning to the faculty of the institution's Kelley School of Business.

Champlain College Launches Credit-Bearing Virtual Gap Program

Vermont's Champlain College has introduced a Virtual Gap Program that allows high school graduates to spend a semester focused on intellectual, personal and professional growth before beginning their higher education experience.

Updated: Where to Get Free WiFi for Students During COVID-19

Refer your college students to these services to help them keep up with school work.