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The Master of Science program in Data Science is designed to prepare students who have earned bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields for advanced careers in data analysis and data-intensive science. The program focuses on statistics and machine learning, with courses in data infrastructure and systems, data analysis and interfaces, and theoretical elements. 

The Post-Baccalaureate program in Computer Science is open to individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree in any discipline (BA or BS) and one college-level introductory computer course. The program is particularly well-suited for individuals preparing to re-enter the workforce, mid-level professionals looking to move into the field of computer science, and those preparing for graduate school. 

The Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering jointly administer the Master of Science in

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WIU Offering Alternative to Safe Trick-Or-Treat Programming

October 14, 2020


MACOMB, IL – University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) at Western Illinois University will sponsor an alternative to the annual Residence Halls Safe Trick-or-Treat program.

Community and campus parents and guardians, with children between the ages 2-12, are invited to sign up for a Halloween goody bag, containing pre-wrapped candy, coloring pages and activities, and other Halloween-related items, to celebrate with at home. The bags are not gender or age specific.

Goody bags are limited, so children should sign up soon at bit.ly/UHDSGoodyBags.

“During COVID-19, we still wanted to find a way to connect to the campus and community to help the children have a safe and fun Halloween.” said WIU Director of Residence Life Mishelle Oaks. “We hope to be back next year with our annual safe trick-or-treat event in the residence halls.”

Goody bags will be available for

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A collaboration between four University of Iowa-based institutions will soon help bring their programming to wider audiences who can’t access them during the pandemic.

The Stanley Museum of Art, the Office of the State archaeologist, the Pentacrest Museums and University Libraries are partnering on the project, which secured a $200,327 grant to expand their senior programming in Southeast Iowa.

The money will be used to digitize collections from the four institutions and to create virtual events that senior living facilities can do with their residents. They also will record events, such as talks with scholars or art projects. The recordings will be available to access anytime online.

“We have about 4 million objects in our collection,” said Elizabeth Reetz, director of strategic initiatives at the Office of the State archaeologist. “We’ll be taking high-quality images of a lot of our objects and writing interpretation and question guides that can go

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Harrisburg University to unveil new website

September 30, 2020 | website | No Comments

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will launch its newly redesigned website Thursday.

It’s working with JPL, a southcentral Pennsylvania integrated marketing agency, to develop an intuitive, cutting-edge website that better connects with prospective students, current students, alumni, faculty, staff, businesses, and the community, according to a press release.

Viewers can expect to see a refreshed, responsive website that demonstrates the quality of education available at Harrisburg University by highlighting its tailored, career-focused science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum, the release said. It will do this by showcasing the university’s state-of the-art facilities, individualized approach to learning, partnerships, research, and what it is like to be a part of the school’s community on campus and virtually, according to the release.

“This new website is the culmination of many months and long hours of work from our IT staff and JPL,” said Dr. Eric Darr, Harrisburg University president. “We are

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  • China plans to extend a controversial scheme that rewards and punishes citizens’ behavior to include degree plagiarism, The Times reported.
  • This means that cheats may be unable to access public transport, mortgages, and even job promotions.
  • Some regions have their own versions of the national schemes. Between them, they penalize cheating at video games, not sorting rubbish, and not attending restaurant reservations.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

University students in China who plagiarize work could be cut off from getting a mortgage, lose access to public transport, and even have their internet speed slowed under plans to expand Beijing’s controversial social credit scheme.

The country plans to include cheating at university as part of its social credit system, which rates people based on their behavior and determines their access to public transport, mortgages, universities, and even job promotions.

“We will make any fraudulent acts involving degree papers part

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Tips for Protecting Your Meetings from “Zoombombing”

Universities are experiencing incidents of “Zoombombing”—when unwelcome intruders attend a Zoom session for nefarious reasons. Such intrusions are disruptive and could result in the unintentional sharing of sensitive information. Northwestern IT encourages faculty, staff, and students to understand the risks of “Zoombombing” and to be prepared. Read the Tips

Resources for Teaching, Learning, and Working Remotely

Northwestern IT offers comprehensive, convenient, and secure services to support the needs of students, faculty, and staff both on- and off-campus. Take a moment to learn more about available resources for teaching, learning, and working remotely. Faculty members and students seeking information on remote instruction for Spring Quarter can also visit the Remote Teaching and Learning Guidance page.

Move to New VPN Date Changed to May 20

In response to COVID-19, the deadline to move to GlobalProtect VPN, originally planned for April 1, has been extended

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