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MAY – JUNE 2022 – NEWSLETTER #51  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español



• Andreessen Horowitz Creates with Columbia and Stanford a Research Lab on Crypto and Web3

• Americans Support Student Loan Forgiveness Up to $10,000

• The New York Times Against Canceling Student Debt, which Reached $1.7 Trillion

• A Report Shows that Businesses Must Dramatically Improve their Open Source Software Security

• The Some College No Credential Population Rose to 39 Million in the U.S.

• The Metaverse Virtual-Reality Technology Might Contribute $3 Trillion to GDP

• Data Shows that Remote Work Is Disappearing: Less than 10% Work at Home



• UC San Diego Reaches $3 Billion in Its Fundraising Campaign

• The University of Phoenix President Resigned Amid an Inquiry

• An Op-Ed Calls to Rename George Washington University for Its “Systemic Racism”

• Boston University and Other Colleges Raise Tuition Price, Attributing It to Inflation

• Bentley University Becomes One of the First Colleges Accepting Crypto for Tuition Payments

• ASU Creates a Certified Program for Churches Facing Declining Membership


Harvard, MIT, Stanford

• MIT, Cambridge, and Stanford Are the World’s Best Universities, According to the QS Ranking

• Harvard University’s President Will Step Down in June 2023

• Harvard University Endowment Saw a Decline of 43% in Its Stock Portfolio in 2022

• Stanford Will Launch a Summer Program for High-Growth Start-Ups

• Sanjay Sarma, Director at MIT Open Learning and Digital Learning, Steps Down



• “Arming Our Teachers It’s Just Ludicrous,” Says Education Secretary Cardona

• The Biden-Harris Administration Will Forgive $5.8B in Federal Loans to Students of Corinthian Colleges

• The FBI Alerts that U.S. Academic Access Credentials Are on Sale on the Dark Web

• A San Antonio School District Will Allow Qualified Teachers to Carry a Firearm

• Advanced Technology Will Boost the Global Market to One Trillion by 2030



• Georgia State University Study Showed that Chatbots Helped Students

• IMS Global Rebrands As 1EdTech Consortium

• MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Selects Key Leaders and Features Innovative Start-Ups

• The Obamas and Airbnb’s CEO Launch a $100M Scholarship Fund for Public Service

• IBM Signed a Multi-Year Collaboration Agreement with Amazon Web Services


2022 Events | All of the Key Conferences Listed!

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




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