Scammers publish ads for hacking services on government websites

Scammers have published various advertisements for hacking services on the official websites of multiple U.S. state, county and local governments, a federal agency, as well as numerous universities. T

Kempus wants to be the ultimate app for sharing college hacks

Remember poring over reviews on Rate My Professors to find out which prof is good-looking and who gives easy As? The professor and class ratings site is one of the few web 1.0 sites that are still wel

Europe’s deep tech depends on university spinouts

Deep tech has become a hot topic in Europe. One of the key arguments: European countries have great universities and talent. But how can academic talent translate into startups?

Teaching ethics in computer science the right way with Georgia Tech’s Charles Isbell

The new fall semester is upon us, and at elite private colleges and universities, it’s hard to find a trendier major than Computer Science. It’s also becoming more common for such institutions to

WashU announces donation from Square co-founder to grow engineering school

Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) announced today that its engineering school received its largest single donation in history. The donation was offered by Square co-founder and WashU alumni J

YC alum Make School gains rare accreditation for 2-year applied CS bachelor’s degree

Higher education is a mess. College students spend years learning arcana and quaint academic theories, only to be thrust into the harsh light of the workplace where they are ill-equipped to handle eve

Handshake, a LinkedIn for university students and diversity, raises $40M

LinkedIn has created and — with 562 million users — leads the market in social platforms for people who want to network with others in their professions, as well as look for jobs. Now a st

MIT announces new college of computing with $1 billion commitment

MIT announced today that it is massively doubling down on the future of computer science with the launch of a new college of computing. The university is committing $1 billion in resources to the new

Amazon expands its Alexa Fund Fellowship to a total of 18 universities, up from 4 last year

Amazon announced this morning a further investment in voice technology with an expansion of its Alexa Fund Fellowship to 14 new universities, up from only 4 in 2017, the Fellowship’s first year.

This Could Be The Year Of The University Hack

You’re a college freshman relishing in your newfound freedom. You wake up in your cramped dorm room, roll over and grab your laptop to check Facebook -- but when you type in your password, it’s re

Why Is The University Still Here?

Universities are supposed to be dead. These bastions of higher learning have been on Silicon Valley’s hit list for much of the past decade, and disruption phasers targeting the industry have certain

LinkedIn Growing Up: Opens Up To High School Students Over 13, Launches Dedicated Pages For Universities Worldwide

While there has been quite a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.prweek.com/uk/features/1183415/is-facebook-really-dead-young-people/">lot</a> of discussion about how Facebook may be losing its cachet

The Global Education Race

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/duke-university.png"> This week, I <a href="http://ideas.economist.com/search/results/wadhwa">participated</a> in a fascinating series of disc

iPad banned from several American universities over 'security' concerns

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/ipaduni.png" />Three high-profile American universities, Cornell University, Princeton University, and George Washington University, have

The VC, The Professor, And The Valley Of Death

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/Death-Valley-215x162.jpg" width="215" height="162" /> <em><strong>Editor's note</strong>: This is a guest post by Vivek Wadhwa, an entreprene

RIAA Names Top Piracy Schools

In its continuous effort to be bigger douche bags, the RIAA recently released a list of the top piracy schools in the country. Topping the index were Ohio University, Purdue, and the University of Neb