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Karine Joly, UB Internet Technology columnist
Podcasting is the perfect channel for telling an institution’s story, in all its complexity, through the voices of its constituents. Read more>>

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Ellucian
According to a recent study, two-thirds of college students felt overwhelmed when choosing a major and more than half changed their major one or more times. Learn the impacts of changing majors, which pathways components are helping students keep on track, and what technology solutions they find beneficial. Read more>>

Kyle Mox, UB guest columnist
In the wake of the Varsity Blues scandal, predatory online “educational startups” offering guidance on finding and winning competitive fellowships showcase a troubling flaw in the U.S. educational system, says guest columnist Kyle Mox, an associate dean at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick
Colleges and universities increasingly recognize the impact undergraduate research has on greater student retention and achievement. Read more>>

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Roll Call
Schools are in the midst of heated immigration, health care and technology debates. Read more>>

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Nutanix
In this case study, the University of California San Diego finds a way to save money and minimize risk by managing a wide array of cloud accounts that had created a costly and complicated “Wild West” environment. Also, a Nutanix executive discusses how multicloud technology is transforming higher ed business practices. Read more>>

The Washington Post
The post on the Reddit board r/insaneparents was titled “18m in college.” It purported to be a screenshot of a text exchange between a mother and her adult son. Read more>>

ABC News
Martin Fox, the former president of a private Texas tennis academy, also agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering, prosecutors said. Read more>>

Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Northwest Arkansas Community College might be on the verge of starting its first sanctioned sports team. Read more>>

Sentinel-Tribune
The Workforce Demand Scholarship is back to give high school graduates a tuition-free option to attend Terra State Community College classes as long as they are pursuing a career in a high-demand job field. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

Forbes
Artificial intelligence is poised to disrupt many industries, but education arena has not typically been at the forefront of such conversations. Read more>>

HR Dive
In general, employers have a lot of leeway over workplace policies, but they should be careful with phrasing. Read more>>

The Washington Post
English majors are down 25.5 percent since the Great Recession, just as world’s top economists say we need more ‘storytellers'. Read more>>

Industry News

Gale
Gale, a Cengage company, announced the launch of Gale In Context: For Educators, a new product that gives educators a more effective approach to curriculum development and classroom instruction. Read more>>

Bloomberg
The University of Kentucky is tapping professional esports franchise Gen.Gto help build its competitive video-gaming program, a new type of partnership that will span athletics and academics. Read more>>

eCampus.com
eCampus.com's online bookstore solution will provide substantial course material savings for students and offer a unique on campus store partnership for a comprehensive bookstore solution. Read more>>