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MAY – JUNE 2022 – NEWSLETTER #51 | Latest news at IBL News | News in Spanish

Tendencies

• Andreessen Horowitz creates with Columbia and Stanford a research laboratory on crypto and Web3

• Americans back student loan forgiveness up to $10,000

• The New York Times against the cancellation of student debt, which has reached 1,700 billion dollars

• Report shows companies need to significantly improve the security of their open source software

• The population of Some College No Credential has grown to 39 million in the United States

• Metaverse virtual reality technology could contribute $3 trillion to GDP

• Data shows that remote working is disappearing: less than 10% work from home

The universities

• UC San Diego hits $3 billion in fundraising campaign

• University of Phoenix president resigns amid investigation

• Editorial calls for renaming George Washington University for ‘systemic racism’

• Boston University and other colleges raise the price of tuition, attributing it to inflation

• Bentley University becomes one of the first colleges to accept crypto for tuition payment

• ASU creates certified program for churches facing declining membership

Harvard, MIT, Stanford

• MIT, Cambridge and Stanford are the best universities in the world, according to QS rankings

• Harvard University president to step down in June 2023

• Harvard University’s endowment saw a 43% decline in its equity portfolio in 2022

• Stanford will launch a summer program for high-growth start-ups

• Sanjay Sarma, director of MIT Open Learning and Digital Learning, resigns

Policy

• ‘Arming our teachers is just ridiculous,’ says Education Secretary Cardona

• Biden-Harris administration to forgive $5.8 billion in federal Corinthian college student loans

• The FBI warns that US university access credentials are for sale on the Dark Web

• A school district in San Antonio will allow qualified teachers to carry a firearm

• Advanced technology will take the global market to trillion by 2030

initiatives

• A study from Georgia State University showed that chatbots helped students

• IMS Global becomes the 1EdTech Consortium

• MIT Sloan CIO Symposium selects key leaders and showcases innovative start-ups

• Obamas and Airbnb CEO launch $100 million scholarship fund for public service

• IBM signed a multi-year collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services

Events 2022 | All key conferences listed!

• 2022 Education Calendar – JUNE | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER | Conferences in Latin America and Spain

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