October 18, 2021
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Institutions tap tools to secure campus data
As cyberattacks against higher-ed institutions continue to ramp up, campus IT teams are turning to intrusion prevention systems and next-generation firewalls to help keep campus data secure. "Not only do you worry about what kind of endpoints are out in the wild but you still have to pay attention to what's happening in the on-premises environment," notes Richard Biever, CISO at Duke University.
Full Story: AV Network/EdTech Magazine (10/18) 
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Researchers at the University of Central Florida will study how to improve the quality of telehealth services through artificial intelligence by trying to boost physicians' ability to diagnose patients. The National Science Foundation is backing the project in which researchers will use AI to ensure the accuracy of patient signs and symptoms.
Full Story: mHealth Intelligence (10/15) 
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Emory University plans to launch the Peachtree Minority Venture Fund next spring, which aims to invest in startups whose founders come from underrepresented communities. The fund will be run by students as part of a course they take.
Full Story: TechCrunch (tiered subscription model) (10/18) 
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Syracuse University students are grappling with the need to attend courses, study and get enough sleep while living on campus. AASM and University of Minnesota data show that poor sleep is tied to increased risk for mental health and cognitive problems, underscoring the importance of prioritizing healthy sleep habits.
Full Story: The Daily Orange (Syracuse University) (10/12) 
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Longer lifespans for infrastructure are the goal for 11 universities forming the National University Transportation Center for Transportation Infrastructure Durability and Life Extension, which has received a new $10 million grant from the Department of Transportation. Missouri S&T is one of the schools in the two-year-old program and is focusing on ways to enhance infrastructure maintenance through phase-change materials, novel 3D inspection techniques and predictive data analytics.
Full Story: University of Missouri (10/15) 
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