Micah Ward

Micah Ward is a University Business staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

These are the top 10 colleges for cybersecurity education

Based on criteria such as hands-on program training, privacy and ethics, and government and national security, Carnegie Mellon University, DePaul University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University rank among the top three.

Giving Tuesday: Despite economic distress, colleges raise millions

More than $8.5 million was raised by higher education institutions, with nearly 250 institutions receiving 30 or more donations in the span of one day.

Yale students sue the university for ‘systemic discrimination’

The 41-page lawsuit alleges that the school pressured current and former students to withdraw while turning a blind eye to their mental health disabilities.

Why Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne is under investigation

The university's leader has drawn scrutiny from prominent research journals as signs of potential scientific misconduct have emerged. Allegations first surfaced several years ago on PubPeer, an online forum that allows scientists to address concerns in publications.

In terms of scholarly contribution, which universities top the list?

Although U.S. News recently released its rankings for the Best Global Universities, this list from Research.com is unique in that its main focus is to measure the impact and contributions of researchers from higher ed institutions worldwide.

Ohio State president announces “difficult decision” to resign

Kristina M. Johnson's term will come to a close at the end of the academic year to allow for a "seamless transition," according to a letter to the Buckeye community. No reason was given for her departure.

For cybercriminals, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year

While your school is on holiday break, criminal actors see it as an open invitation to compromise valuable and confidential student data.

As the holidays approach, some colleges play it cautious with COVID

With a tripledemic looming, several colleges will revert to policies such as masking on campus temporarily after the break and requiring staff and students to get COVID tests and the updated vaccine booster.

At the University of Montana, esports is about more than competition

Grizzly Esports is not simply a place for students to play games. It's about self-discovery, building bridges and finding a welcoming community.

U.S. News: Law school rankings will continue, even as more schools opt out

In less than a week, six elite U.S. law schools have opted out of U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the best law schools due to its "profoundly flawed" methodology, according to Harvard Law School Dean Heather K. Gerken.

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