Skoltech is Out, Says MIT

Skoltech is Out, Says MIT

Skoltech, a Russian graduate university, is being cut off by MIT over the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology partnered with the Russian government to found the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, generally known...
Rye Riptides: Miniboat Makes it to Norway

Rye Riptides: Miniboat Makes it to Norway

The Rye Riptides, an unmanned sailboat launched by students in New Hampshire, has made it to a Norway beach after more than a year. The Rye Riptides is a six-foot-long miniature sailboat with a rigid, fixed sail sent off by the students of Rye Junior High in October...
Hackers Targeting Vulnerable Schools

Hackers Targeting Vulnerable Schools

Hackers preying on infrastructure have turned their attention to schools, the very last people who need that kind of stress. In Albuquerque, New Mexico earlier this school year, a ransomware attack locked teachers out of the district’s student database –...
CDC Recommends Pausing Sports, Band

CDC Recommends Pausing Sports, Band

The CDC recommends schools postpone all social extracurricular activities during this COVID surge, from football to band. Only a few weeks ago, the CDC altered their recommendation about isolation after Covid from 10 days to 5, although they cautioned recoverees to...
University of Pittsburgh Takes Hard Stance

University of Pittsburgh Takes Hard Stance

The University of Pittsburgh has taken a hardline stance on vaccination: Get vaxxed, or be disenrolled. On December 6, UPitt announced a vaccine mandate – all students, faculty, and staff were required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 1st. The...
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