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Attracting diverse talent getting harder, say higher ed IT leaders

by Lindsay McKenzie

Higher education IT leaders said they face burnout and competition from other organizations in building and keeping a diverse workforce.

How integrated laptops improve security and student success at colleges

by EdScoop Staff

Microsoft education specialists explain why premium laptops with enterprise-ready software make access to academic resources easier, more equitable and more secure.

Arizona State students to pitch how 5G, edge computing can boost digital equity

by Emily Bamforth

The "Digital Equity Jam" is asking students to apply new technologies to issues such as public health, climate change and education.

U. Washington advises against 'Scrum Master,' 'blacklist,' in inclusive language style guide

by Emily Bamforth

The University of Washington recently published new guidance on words and phrases its IT staff should use to avoid offensive or hurtful language.

Redesigning universities to produce more equitable outcomes

by Timothy Renick

Effective student success programs at Georgia State University, one of the largest minority-serving institutions, can work at other institutions, too.

Coursera partners with Howard U., expands diversity catalog

by EdScoop Staff

Coursera announced a new partnership with the historically Black university, along with workforce initiatives and more than 40 courses centered on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Google invests $1M in digital-skills training at Black universities

by Colin Wood

A $1 million program co-led by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is designed to reach 20,000 students attending historically Black colleges and universities.

University presidents say schools must encourage student activism

by Betsy Foresman

Institutions of higher education have a responsibly to support students' demands for change, university presidents said in a recent webinar.

New Ellucian scholarships encourage university enrollment during the pandemic

by Betsy Foresman

As interest in higher education wanes, the software company Ellucian says it plans to offer students $10 million in scholarships by April 2021.