College closings, economic upheaval make a case for blockchain adoption

College closings, economic upheaval make a case for blockchain adoption

Ted Mitchell is the president of the American Council on Education. Higher education faces unprecedented uncertainty. Colleges and universities across the country are grappling with whether to reopen in the fall or keep instruction online. Students completing their education are graduating into a tumultuous job market, with a stalled economy and record jobless claims. Dreams […]
Can colleges pull off widespread coronavirus testing?

Can colleges pull off widespread coronavirus testing?

Back in March, people began trickling into Calvin University’s health center complaining of symptoms such as body aches and sore throats. The students and employees tested negative for the flu, leading campus officials to suspect they’d come down with...
UMass partners with Brandman to expand online

UMass partners with Brandman to expand online

Dive Brief:  The University of Massachusetts plans to partner with the private, nonprofit Brandman University to grow its online footprint in the state and nationwide. Officials expect the arrangement to be finalized by the end of the year, with classes starting in...