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Wed, March 05, 2014 - Plenty of people have engineering degrees but not many have one specific to data centers. A university in Dallas is offering what it says will be a first-of-its-kind graduate degree in data center engineering.
Fri, February 28, 2014 - A mobile app for smartphones and tablets delivers step-by-step procedures for responding to incidents from hurricanes to on-campus shooters, serving as Cliffs Notes for Miami-Dade College faculty and staff facing crisis situations.
Mon, February 24, 2014 - The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) tops a somewhat unexpected list of schools that are considered by security practitioners as the best in the country for cybersecurity courses and degree programs.
Tue, February 18, 2014 - About seven in 10 voters would agree to a $4-a-year fee on their mobile phone service, a survey says
Thu, February 13, 2014 - Santa Barbara Unified School District is rolling out 1,200 iPads to three elementary schools and an alternative high school. Los Angeles Unified School District plans to put iPads in the hands of all 640,000 students. The goal is to improve learning through interactivity. First, school districts need to mitigate costs and get teachers on board.
Wed, February 05, 2014 - A Californian school has expelled 11 pupils after uncovering a plot in which a private tutor allegedly directed them to change their grades on teachers' PCs by breaking into them using credential-stealing hardware keyloggers.
Wed, February 05, 2014 - Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif., was the first school in the country to deploy an all-802.11n network when, four years ago, it rolled out 290 Meraki access points to bring nearly complete coverage to dorms, classrooms and campus buildings.
Tue, February 04, 2014 - The FCC will invest $2 billion during the next two years to expand high-speed Internet at America's schools and libraries, and major tech companies will chip in another $750 million.
Tue, February 04, 2014 - Tech and telecom firms have pledged more than $750 million in support of Obama's ConnectEd initiative to bring broadband technology and computing tools to classrooms.
Tue, February 04, 2014 - Mujib Lodhi, CIO at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission,talks about what separates leaders from managers and also answers questions on keeping abreast of technology and the value of certifications.
Mon, February 03, 2014 - In 2006, Santa Clara University began rolling out a Wi-Fi network as a way to supplement the school's existing production network. The initial deployment consisted of about 800 Cisco Aironet 1131 a/b/g/ access points and Cisco WiSM controllers. As expansion or renovation projects occurred, the school added some 802.11n access points, but until recently 90% of the roughly 70 buildings on campus were equipped with the older, slower technology.
Mon, January 27, 2014 - How many kilograms are in a pound? How many inches in a light year? What's the square root of 268? Google has the answer.
Thu, January 16, 2014 - The (ISC)2 Foundation, which aims to empower students, teachers and the general public with community cybersecurity education and awareness, has launched its scholarship application period for 2014.
Tue, January 14, 2014 - Target said Monday it is investing $5 million in a multiyear campaign to educate the public on the dangers of scams, after the company disclosed that up to 110 million people may have been affected by a data breach at the retailer's U.S. stores.