Online Learning Newsletter | December 2021 – January 2022: Omicron, Harvard, Cornell, SUNY, Moderna, Wiley, Shopify…

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JANUARY 2022 – NEWSLETTER #48  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


Covid-19 Omicron

• Colleges Start to Move Classes to Distance Learning Due to the Fast Spread of Omicron

• Harvard Will Not Require SAT or ACT Test Scores Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak

• Cornell and Princeton Move Final Exams Online After the Rapid Spread of the Omicron Variant



• SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras Resigns Over Text Messages to Cuomo Victim

• Georgetown University Launches a New Master’s in Strategic Digital Transformation

• Colleges and Universities Face a Surge in Mental Health Cases Among Students



• Falling Stocks Reduced Valuations by Between 30% and 60% on Cloud Software Start-Ups

• 8 in 10 College Students Experience Significant Stress or Anxiety

• AI and Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, and 5G Will Dominate in 2022


Corporate Learning

• Moderna Will Train Its Employees in AI, In Partnership With Carnegie Mellon University

• The U.S. Air Force Partners with Udacity to Develop Programs on Data Science, Cloud, Programming, and UX

• AWS Launches a Free Tool to Create Machine Learning Projects



• Wiley Continues Its Acquisition Strategy with the purchase of Knowledge Unlatched

• Five Major Publishers Sue Shopify for Allowing Textbook Vendors to Commit Piracy


2022 Events | All of the Key Conferences Listed!

• Education Calendar  – 2022 |  Conferences in Latin America & Spain



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