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Campus Technology News Update: Breaking Stories in Higher Ed

Campus Technology's flagship newsletter covers the most timely issues related to all aspects of education technology, from stories about new technology tools and innovative technology programs in colleges and universities to policy updates, science and engineering news, technology trends, social issues, funding and grants and research related to education and technology. It's published three times per week.
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Canva Introduces Accounts for Higher Education with Canva for Campus (03/23/23)

Blackbaud to Pay $3M Fine for 'Misleading' Customers Following 2020 Ransomware Attack, Data Breach (03/21/23)

MathGPT Platform Can Now Be Custom-Configured for Publishers, Math Instruction Providers, Even Institutions (03/16/23)

AI Writing Detection Tool Analyzes Linguistic Fingerprint to Check Authorship (03/14/23)

Pepperdine U Joins EdX Partner Network, Plans to Launch First MicroMasters Program (03/09/23)

Survey Uncovers Cautious Optimism About Generative AI's Impact on Learning (03/07/23)

Survey Reveals Employers' Views on Microcredential Benefits, Concerns (03/02/23)

FSA Details Data Security Requirements Taking Effect June 9 (02/28/23)

University Innovation Alliance Project to Address High DFW Rates in Gateway Courses (02/23/23)

K16, GPTZero Partner on AI Writing Detection Tool (02/21/23)

Turnitin Integrating AI Writing Detector into Its Products (02/16/23)

Lumen Learning Partners with Digital Promise to Measure Effectiveness in Statistics Course Pilot (02/14/23)

UT-Austin Offers Online Master's Degree in AI with EdX (02/09/23)

Report Explores the Aftermath of the 'Great Resignation' and the State of Upskilling (02/07/23)

Western Governors University Adds Peer-to-Peer Support to Competency-Based Courses (02/02/23)

7 'Wicked Problems' Facing Higher Education and Solutions to Address Them in 2023 (01/31/23)

Report Finds Distinct Gender Gap in College and Career Readiness (01/26/23)

Call for Speakers Now Open for Tech Tactics in Education: Data and IT Security in the New Now (01/24/23)

WCET Survey: 6 Things Students Want to Know Before Enrolling in Digital Courses (01/19/23)

Report: Trust in Higher Ed Institutions Increases, But Listening Strategies Need Improvement (01/17/23)

Instructure Acquires Ed Tech Evaluation Company LearnPlatform (01/12/23)

White House Announces Large-Scale Commitment to Advance STEMM Equity (01/10/23)

AWS Machine Learning University Launches Free AI Educator Program (12/15/22)

High School Graduates Not Prepared for College or Career Decisions, National Survey Finds (12/13/22)

10 Common Cloud Strategy Mistakes to Avoid, According to Gartner (12/08/22)

Georgetown Launches Bachelor's Completion Program on Coursera (12/06/22)

Online Discussion Platform Adds AI Writing Assistant (12/01/22)

DARPA to Explore How AI Tools Can Help Train Adult Learners (11/29/22)

Lumen-InScribe Integration Brings Digital Community to New Statistics Courseware (11/22/22)

University of Central Florida and SkillStorm Partner to Expand Access to Tech Credential Courses (11/17/22)

2U Introduces edX Boot Camps (11/15/22)

McGraw Hill Intros Social Media-Style Study App (11/10/22)

VR Biology Labs Enhance Student Performance and Engagement (11/08/22)

ASU Thunderbird Taps Canvas LMS to Power 100 Million Learners Initiative (11/03/22)

IBM Partners with Hispanic Heritage Foundation to Provide Latinos with Free Technology Skills (11/01/22)

OER Initiative Offers Tools to Expand Awareness of Digital Accessibility (10/27/22)

How Technology Issues Can Impact Mental Health (10/25/22)

Google Partners with 4 Universities to Offer First-Ever Specializations to Complement Its Career Certificates (10/20/22)

Student Preference for Online Learning Up 220% Since Pre-Pandemic (10/18/22)

Howard U, National Education Equity Lab Expand Access to College-Level Algebra for Underserved High School Students (10/13/22)

Colleges Leverage Tech to Improve Mental Health Options (10/11/22)

Digital Learning Challenge Finalists Competing for $1M Prize (10/06/22)

IBM to Co-Create Cybersecurity Leadership Centers at 20 HBCUs (10/04/22)

Class-Action Suits Over Data Breaches No Longer Require Proof of Actual Harm (09/29/22)

Grammarly Adds New Features to Make Citations Easier (09/27/22)

Anthology Sells Blackboard K12 Community Engagement Division to School Website Provider Finalsite (09/22/22)

Cisco Partners with BEA Foundation to Support Entrepreneurship at HBCUs (09/20/22)

Victor Valley College Cuts Textbook Costs in Half by Going Digital (09/15/22)

'No Holding Back' Project Using Data to Understand Impact of Administrative Holds on Students (09/13/22)

Google Announces $20M in Computer Science Education Grants Targeting Rural and Urban Programs (09/08/22)

Why Every University Needs an Accessible Standard Website Template (09/06/22)

Lumen Learning Partners with APLU to Pilot Equitable Courseware at More Universities (09/01/22)

Apple Expands Educator Resources, Adds Forum on Its New Apple Education Community Site (08/30/22)

AI Ethics Advisory Board Offers Guidance on How to Develop and Deploy AI Responsibly (08/25/22)

Stakeholder Input Drives Northern Arizona University LMS Transition (08/23/22)

Mark Milliron to Join National U as President and CEO (08/18/22)

Study Identifies Gaps Between Students' Aptitudes and Their Career Interests (08/16/22)

How to Make the Case for Strategic Investment in IT (08/11/22)

2U Updates Partnership Model with Stackable Revenue Share Options (08/09/22)

5 Institutions Building Data Literacy to Support Student Success (08/04/22)

California OER Efforts Get Funding Boost (08/02/22)

Federal Pilot Connecting Minority-Serving Institutions to High-Speed Internet (07/28/22)

North Carolina Community Colleges Re-engage Adult Learners with Success Coaching (07/26/22)

3 Tech Challenges Impeding the Use of Data and Analytics in Higher Ed (07/21/22)

Nearly Half of Students Want Hybrid Classes, While Majority of Faculty Still Prefer Face-to-Face (07/19/22)

Student Persistence Rate Inches Toward Pre-Pandemic Level (07/14/22)

Meta Releases Open Source AI Machine Translation Model (07/12/22)

Connecticut Institutions Closing the Tech Skills Gap with Talent Accelerator Initiative (07/07/22)

Top 8 Cybersecurity Predictions for the Coming Year (07/05/22)

ACE Initiative Working to Expand Use of Digital Credentials in Community Colleges (06/30/22)

STEM Fields Are Top Choice for Gen Z Students (06/28/22)

Qualtrics Launches Course Evaluations Tool for Real-Time Student Feedback (06/23/22)

Class Technologies Partners with Open LMS (06/21/22)

Google Unveils Slate of New Features and Integrations for Chromebooks, Classroom and Meet (06/16/22)

Virtual TA Boosts Student Success at Georgia State University (06/14/22)

U Kentucky Rolls Out 5 Mental Health Apps for Students (06/09/22)

More Community College Students Want Access to Online Courses (06/07/22)

Class to Acquire Blackboard Collaborate (06/02/22)

FBI Alert: U.S. Academic Credentials Being Sold On Various Public and Dark Web Forums (05/31/22)

Prospective Students Eye Career & Workforce Landscape When Deciding Their Futures (05/26/22)

Pima CC Repurposes LMS as Innovative Conference Management Platform (05/24/22)

IBM Announces 6 HBCU Cybersecurity Leadership Centers (05/19/22)

UNCF Scales Up Student Success Coaching for HBCUs (05/17/22)

University of Michigan Launching XR-Enhanced Courses on Coursera (05/12/22)

Ransomware Hit 64% of Higher Ed Institutions Globally in 2021 (05/10/22)

Lumen Learning Initiative to Focus on Equity-Centered Courseware (05/05/22)

Trends to Watch in 2022: Takeaways from the Horizon Report (05/03/22)

10 Institutions Opening 'Metaversity' Campuses (04/28/22)

Nevada Partners with AWS on Statewide Initiative to Provide Cloud Computing Education and Certifications (04/26/22)

Instructure Acquires Concentric Sky, Adds Badges to Learning Platform (04/21/22)

Zoom Rolls Out New Features for Education (04/19/22)

U Arizona History Profs Turn Gaming into Credit-Bearing Learning Activity (04/14/22)

Faculty Usage of Digital Course Materials Falls Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels (04/12/22)

Arkansas Program Uses VR for Career Exploration (04/07/22)

DDoS Attacks Targeting Higher Ed Rose 102% in Second Half of 2021 (04/05/22)

CUNY Investing $8M in Online Education Initiative (03/31/22)

Open Textbook Library Reaches 1,000 Titles (03/29/22)

Coursera, Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream Offer Tuition-Free Skills Training (03/24/22)

Video Wall Showcases Student Success at Fayetteville State University (03/22/22)

Gartner: 7 Security and Risk Management Trends for 2022 (03/17/22)