Articles by tag: universities

RIP SAT. Hello micro-credentials!

If ever there was a time to change the way we assess, Megan Harney and Patrick Leonard believe it is now. In fact, the CEO and COO of MIDAS Education have already started. In this provocative episode, the pair describe how some districts and universities are transitioning away from traditional testing and discuss how…

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How Universities are Innovating to Tackle Higher Education’s Affordability Crisis

Higher education is facing an affordability crisis. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the majority of Americans believe that college is not affordable. The global pandemic has caused financial difficulties for even more students and their families, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds. As a result, higher education institutions are being challenged with finding ways…

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How Online Learning Can Adequately Prepare Students For the Workforce

While online learning has been a growing trend for years, from online MBA’s to full online undergraduate degrees, it had not come even close to replacing the traditional on-campus and in person experience. But just as the pandemic has forced businesses to go remote, it’s forcing universities to go partially or fully online – over the course of weeks…

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The Good and the Bad of COVID-19’s Impact on Online Learning

As colleges and universities have shuttered their physical campuses in the face of the spread of COVID-19, they have moved their courses to remote and online formats in rapid fashion. And that’s prompted many to wonder what the ultimate impact this period of time may have on online learning in higher education. Based on the…

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Superior Air Quality and HVAC Systems are Crucial for Senior Care
May 29, 2024

The demographic shift towards an aging population, projected to reach 27 million Americans in nursing and assisted living facilities by 2050, raises significant concerns about indoor air quality in these environments. With respiratory health already being a critical issue among seniors, the stakes are high for ensuring that HVAC systems are up to par….

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The Future of Data Centers: Cooling, Power, and ESG with Saqib Ashraf
May 28, 2024

In a rapidly evolving data center industry, cooling technologies are finally taking center stage, driven by the rise of AI and other high-density computing needs. In the latest episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, Saqib Ashraf, Director of Solutions Architecture at CPG, shares insights on the future of data centers as well as the challenges…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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