Indian university joins Hedera decentralized governance council

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) has become a member of the Hedera Hashgraph’s council for decentralized governance. IIT Madras is one of the top institutes for technical education in India, which falls under the direct jurisdiction of India’s Ministry of Education. As a member of the Hedera Governing Council, IITM has become one… Continue reading Indian university joins Hedera decentralized governance council

Top-five UK university joins Hedera governing council

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) have officially joined Hedera Hashgraph’s panoply of 39 global governing council members, confirming their place as the second academic institution to support the blockchain platform following UCL’s admission last year. Hedera Hashgraph is an enterprise-grade distributed ledger technology designed to support the creation of new and… Continue reading Top-five UK university joins Hedera governing council

Duke University in North Carolina sees 97 vaccinated college students and 14 staff test positive for covid in a week

DUKE University in North Carolina has seen 97 vaccinated college students and 14 staffers test positive for Covid-19 in just one week. University officials revealed the dozens of cases were identified on Duke University's campus, according to reports. A large portion of the people who tested positive for covid was vaccinated, WRAL reported. But only… Continue reading Duke University in North Carolina sees 97 vaccinated college students and 14 staff test positive for covid in a week

Ohio University suspends frat after anti-hazing law enacted

Fox News Flash top headlines for July 14 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A week after the state enacted an anti-hazing law in honor of an Ohio University student who died in 2018, the university suspended another fraternity for allegedly violating hazing rules. The Athens-based school sent… Continue reading Ohio University suspends frat after anti-hazing law enacted

Ohio University suspends frat after anti-hazing law enacted

Fox News Flash top headlines for July 14 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A week after the state enacted an anti-hazing law in honor of an Ohio University student who died in 2018, the university suspended another fraternity for allegedly violating hazing rules. The Athens-based school sent… Continue reading Ohio University suspends frat after anti-hazing law enacted

Edinburgh University lecturers given list of banned anti-trans phrases

Edinburgh University lecturers are handed list of ‘microinsults’ they can’t say to trans people including ‘all women hate their periods’ and ‘I wanted to be a boy when I was a child’ Lecturers banned from using phrases seen as ‘microinsults and aggressions’ Advice says these phrases undermine the trans and non-binary lived experience Staff told… Continue reading Edinburgh University lecturers given list of banned anti-trans phrases

Oxford university pauses Covid vaccine trial for children and teens over concerns about blood clots among young people

THE University of Oxford has paused trials of the AstraZeneca vaccine on children and teenagers over concerns about blood clots, it is reported. The tests on youngsters aged six to 17 years old were halted while UK regulator investigates possible links to rare blood clots in young adults. Dr Rogerio Pinto de Sa Gaspar, director… Continue reading Oxford university pauses Covid vaccine trial for children and teens over concerns about blood clots among young people

University of Florida modifies 'tattle button' after pushback from students, faculty

Fox News Flash top headlines for January 26 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. The University of Florida reversed course on a “tattle button” that allowed students to report complaints about professors who altered a class’ format from in-person to online, after pushback from students and faculty.  The controversy… Continue reading University of Florida modifies 'tattle button' after pushback from students, faculty

University of Florida modifies 'tattle button' after pushback from students, faculty

Fox News Flash top headlines for January 26 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. The University of Florida reversed course on a “tattle button” that allowed students to report complaints about professors who altered a class’ format from in-person to online, after pushback from students and faculty.  The controversy… Continue reading University of Florida modifies 'tattle button' after pushback from students, faculty

Columbia University temporarily bans 70 students for violating travel policy

Columbia University announced it has temporarily banned 70 students who traveled to Turks and Caicos — violating the school’s travel policy, according to a report. “The Turks & Caicos trip was a group event that violated this policy and thus was met with disciplinary action,” Columbia University spokesman Christopher Cashman told CNN. Cashman didn’t say… Continue reading Columbia University temporarily bans 70 students for violating travel policy

Arizona State University adopts blockchain-based app to track COVID-19

Open The New York Times’s rolling survey of coronavirus cases on United States college campuses and the picture looks bleak: as of Nov. 5, over 252,00 cases had been confirmed across 1,600 colleges nationwide.  The spread of infection, combined with an at best incompetent, and at worst, cynical and exploitative policy towards college students and staff… Continue reading Arizona State University adopts blockchain-based app to track COVID-19

University of Wyoming Launches Blockchain and Digital Innovation Center

The University of Wyoming is launching a new Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation in an effort to train the upcoming workforce on a blockchain application.  According to Steven Lupien, an adjunct professor of finance and director of the new UW center, blockchain is going to fundamentally change the way businesses and consumers operate in… Continue reading University of Wyoming Launches Blockchain and Digital Innovation Center

Cornell University shared a surprising revelation about this blockchain paper

A Ph.D. dissertation On Scalability of Blockchain Technologies has become the most downloaded dissertation at Cornell University in the past eight years. The paper was penned by Adem Efe Gencer in 2017, under the direction of computer scientists Emin Gun Sirer and Robbert van Renesse. When the university asked Sirer about the paper, he praised… Continue reading Cornell University shared a surprising revelation about this blockchain paper

Cornell University shared a surprising revelation about this blockchain paper

A Ph.D. dissertation On Scalability of Blockchain Technologies has become the most downloaded dissertation at Cornell University in the past eight years. The paper was penned by Adem Efe Gencer in 2017, under the direction of computer scientists Emin Gün Sirer and Robbert van Renesse. When the university asked Sirer about the paper, he praised the… Continue reading Cornell University shared a surprising revelation about this blockchain paper

University paid influencers to promote it – but they weren't enrolled

Anglia Ruskin university paid Instagram influencer graduates to promote its degrees – despite them NOT going there Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), Cambridge paid Instagram users to post advert The advert, accompanied by a picture, promoted the idea of going to university Bosses at ARU have admitted that some of the influencers did not study there ARU… Continue reading University paid influencers to promote it – but they weren't enrolled

University of Utah Pays Ransomware Gang to Prevent Student Data Leak

5221 Total views News The University of Utah’s College of Social and Behavioral Science confirmed that they were hit by a ransomware attack on July 19. According to a statement issued by the University, the gang left many computers inaccessible for several hours as staff took servers offline to prevent the malware from spreading to… Continue reading University of Utah Pays Ransomware Gang to Prevent Student Data Leak

Students fear no university until 2021…even if they win appeal

Forced to take a gap year: Students fear no university until 2021…even if they win their A-level appeal Students face taking a gap year after universities said they may not have room Almost four in ten results were downgraded by exam watchdog Ofqual  Universities may have to defer places due to social distancing restrictions Covid-19… Continue reading Students fear no university until 2021…even if they win appeal

Michigan State University Hit by Ransomware, Refuses to Pay Criminals

In early June, media outlets reported that the NetWalker ransomware gang had attacked Michigan State University, or MSU. At the time, the gang threatened to leak students’ records and financial documents. The university’s officials now have said that they will not pay the ransom. According to Detroit Free Press, the unspecified bounty requested in crypto… Continue reading Michigan State University Hit by Ransomware, Refuses to Pay Criminals

Australian University Launches Blockchain Postgraduate Program With IBM

RMIT University, an Australian public research university, is adding two new postgraduate programs in the field of cybersecurity and blockchain technology. The university announced May 26 that it was partnering with IBM, Palo Alto Networks, and Stone & Chalk to offer a graduate certificate in cyber security and graduate certificate in blockchain-enabled business. The programs… Continue reading Australian University Launches Blockchain Postgraduate Program With IBM

South Korean University Announces New Blockchain Campus

South Korea’s Suseong University reached a deal on May 22 with the Korea Artificial Intelligence Association, or KORAIA, to create a blockchain and AI campus in Daegu. According to the announcement published by local media outlet Money Today, the Daegu-based university plans to teach about AI, big data, and cloud-based technology in the brand-new department.… Continue reading South Korean University Announces New Blockchain Campus

Cambridge University Researchers Launch Global Bitcoin Hashrate Map | BTCMANAGER

The Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance (CCAF), an affiliate of the University of Cambridge dedicated to the study of alternative finance and financial channels, has developed a new Bitcoin data tool called the Bitcoin Mining Map. The team claims the solution helps users get a clear picture of the global monthly bitcoin mining hashrate, according… Continue reading Cambridge University Researchers Launch Global Bitcoin Hashrate Map | BTCMANAGER

University College London Joins Governing Council for Hedera Hashgraph

University College London (UCL) has joined the governing council for enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform Hedera Hashgraph. Paolo Tasca — former cryptocurrency lead economist at Germany’s central bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, and founder of UCL’s ‘s Centre for Blockchain Technologies — confirmed that the university is the first academic institution to join the council. In an interview… Continue reading University College London Joins Governing Council for Hedera Hashgraph

Brown University fundraiser resigns over ties to Epstein scandal while working at MIT

A Brown University fundraiser has resigned after being accused of hiding big-money donations from pedophile Jeffrey Epstein to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, it was confirmed Thursday. Peter Cohen, who was put on leave in September over the scandal, resigned Tuesday, university spokesman Brian Clark said. “While at Brown, Mr. Cohen’s performance was deemed effective,… Continue reading Brown University fundraiser resigns over ties to Epstein scandal while working at MIT

Hong Kong’s university blockaders fall but the movement lives on

Disheveled, sometimes defiant, but always in handcuffs, the protesters from inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University siege were taken away in police trucks after giving themselves up. They shouted their names to human rights groups gathered to record their arrests. Lawyers and family members, anxious for news, would be messaged straight away. I had just… Continue reading Hong Kong’s university blockaders fall but the movement lives on