Arizona State University to Use SalesForce Blockchain for Academic Records
Arizona State University is working with local community colleges on using blockchain to innovate data sharing for academic records. The development was reported by university news site Inside Higher Ed on July 9.
US Ivy League University Rolls Out Online Course in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has introduced an online program on financial technologies, including digital currencies, according to a press release published on May 30.
Duke University Collaborates for Blockchain Lab, Education Program
Duke University is teaming up with blockchain startup Citizens Reserve on an educational initiative aimed to develop students’ interest in blockchain technology.
University of California Researchers Propose Blockchain System for Clinical Data
Academics from the University of California, San Francisco, have proposed a method of sharing medical data using a blockchain-based system. An article outlining their research published by international research journal Nature on Feb. 22.
University of Michigan Considers Further Investment in A16z’s Crypto Fund
The University of Michigan, which has an endowment valued at about $12 billion, is considering further investing in Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto fund, a16z.
Austrian Capital Vienna Develops Reward Token for Citizens in Partnership With University
The Austrian capital, Vienna, is currently developing a blockchain-based token as a part of an incentive program, digital innovation news outlet Trending Topics writes on Monday, Jan. 28.
UK university tells Iranian student: go home and get tuition fees in cash
Iranian university students in the UK are facing suspension from their courses because of President Trump’s newly reimposed sanctions on the country.
Oldest Swiss University Awards Honorary Doctorate to Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin
The University of Basel has granted an honorary doctorate to Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin, according to an official statement on the university’s website today, Nov. 30.
University of Liechtenstein, Bank Frick to Offer Comprehensive Blockchain Research Program
Bank Frick, a Balzers, Liechtenstein-based private financial institution, has announced that it will be celebrating its 20th anniversary by sponsoring a blockchain-related project - through a partnership with the University of Liechtenstein.
World’s 1st blockchain university to begin teaching in 2019
A team of Oxford academics hopes to bring university education into the 21st century with the world’s first “blockchain university” when teaching begins early next year.