24 avril 2018

College kids turn to crypto-mining, riddling higher ed networks

University Business Magazine logoThe higher education landscape has become a fertile field for growing crypto-mining revenue. College students are crypto-mining from their dorm rooms, while outside actors are targeting their online activities for web-based attacks. More...

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U. of Mich. hopes drone facility pushes students to great heights

University Business Magazine logoUp until recently, the University of Michigan’s aerospace engineering students could only test their drones in an atrium of one of the university’s buildings, and the flying machines had to remain tethered at all times. More...

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23 avril 2018

WeWork to open first Md. location on U.of Md. campus

University Business Magazine logoAdding to the growing momentum in Prince George’s County, WeWork, a global leader in coworking with more than 200 locations in 21 countries around the world, has selected College Park for its first location in the State of Maryland. As part of a new partnership model, this will be the first WeWork on a college campus, located in the University of Maryland’s Discovery District. More...

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Utah Education Network selects Blackboard Ally

University Business Magazine logoThe Utah Education Network (UEN) has partnered with Blackboard Inc. to give hundreds of thousands of students access to a more inclusive learning environment. As part of the collaboration, UEN will implement Blackboard Ally, a revolutionary product that focuses on making digital course content more accessible, at 9 universities across the state. More...

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UM to offer free Wi-Fi to downtown Montevallo

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Montevallo is partnering with the City of Montevallo to offer Wi-Fi access to downtown Montevallo. The Wi-Fi system is intended for UM students, Montevallo residents and visitors for personal use while enjoying the downtown area. More...

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Amazon Machine Learning for Education Webinars

University Business Magazine logoFrom API-driven services to platform services, this webinar series helps educational institutions get started with Machine Learning on AWS. More...

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Active learning experts on the value of keeping up with trends worldwide

University Business Magazine logoU.S. institutions can certainly benefit from the active learning environment explorations conducted worldwide. Cutting-edge research is being done in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Institutions here in the U.S. should follow how researchers in those countries are measuring the effectiveness of learning spaces and diving deeper into educator mindset and preparedness for teaching in innovative environments. More...

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World of active learning in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoAs the trend in active learning classrooms has accelerated internationally, colleges in the U.S. can learn from the cutting-edge classroom design and technology that other countries have built. More...

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22 avril 2018

Why you should talk to your children about Cambridge Analytica

The ConversationFormer Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie blew the whistle last month. He revealed the data analytics agency harvested Facebook data from more than 50 million individual profiles, matched these with electoral rolls, and then devised an algorithm that can use this data to predict and influence voting behaviours. More...

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A New Team is Discovering its Identity – Reflections from HAILstorm Three

By Joshua Kim. The first HAILStorm was hosted in January 2017 by my home institution, the University of Michigan and the second in Fall 2017 by Stanford University. HAILstorms one and two revealed an emergent network hungry for new connections. More...

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