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Education

IBM and World’s Leading Nickel Smelter Form Blockchain Education Center

Global tech giant IBM has entered a partnership a Russian metal producer to launch an educational program in blockchain, local news agency TASS reports June 6. Nornickel, a Moscow-based globally leading producer of nickel and palladium, has signed an agreement with IBM and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) to set up […]

Irish University to Offer Blockchain Master’s Degree Following New Partnership

Dublin City University has partnered with tech company network Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet to create the country’s first master’s program in blockchain technology. The new educational certification was announced by the Irish government’s Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation on May 29. The “Master’s in Blockchain: Distributed Ledger Technologies” degree is the culmination of […]

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. The new online program dubbed “Fintech: Foundations and Applications of Financial Technologies” features lectures and case studies on topics such as payments, cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and […]

Ivy League Universities Set to Boost the Crypto Industry With an Injection of Institutional Investment

Despite the crypto volatility, the widely publicized regulatory concerns and a lack of liquidity in the cryptocurrency market, reports show that university endowments worldwide are dipping their toes into cryptocurrencies. Recently, a survey conducted by a trade publication in partnership with two other startups showed that up to 94% of the 150 endowments surveyed […]

Turkish University Opens Blockchain Center at Boston’s Northeastern University

Turkish Bahçeşehir University (BAU) has reportedly opened a blockchain center at Boston’s Northeastern University (NEU) to provide informational support on blockchain technology, Daily Sabah reports on May 7. Apart from informational support, the BAU–NEU Blockchain Laboratory’s objective is to apply for funds in the United States, the European Union and Turkey, thus boosting Turkey’s presence […]

Singapore Gov’t Leads Project ‘OpenCerts’ to Issue Graduate Certificates on Blockchain

Students from 18 educational institutions in Singapore will receive blockchain-based digital certificates starting in 2019, local tech news agency Tech in Asia reports on May 3. The initiative is a part of a Singapore government-level project called OpenCerts, which was co-developed by the Ministry of Education (MOE), Government Technology Agency (GovTech), as well as […]

US SEC Issues Fresh Investor Alert Against Fraudulent Digital Asset Trading Sites

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have jointly issued an alert warning investors against fraudulent websites purporting to operate advisory and trading businesses. The alert, issued by the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the CFTC’s Office of Customer Education and Outreach, was […]

National University of Columbia Joins Blockchain Global Consortium for Science

The National University of Columbia is joining the global  blockchain consortium for science dubbed Bloxberg, Mauricio Tovar Gutiérrez, co-director of the research group at inTIColombia told Cointelegraph en Español on April 15. Bloxberg is a blockchain initiative formed by 12 research organizations from 10 countries and led by the Max Planck Society, with the […]

South Korean Universities Partner to Create Blockchain Campus With In-House Crypto

Two South Korean universities will develop an entire Blockchain Campus with its own cryptocurrency, local English-language daily news outlet Business Korea reported on April 3. Yonsei University, which already has an active blockchain community, will partner with Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) for the initiative, which should launch in the second half […]

Tron CEO Justin Sun Donates $1.5 Million to Alibaba Co-Founder Jack Ma’s University

Tron and BitTorrent CEO Justin Sun has donated $1.5 million to the Hupan University established by Alibaba’s co-founder Jack Ma, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 8. The Hupan University was launched in 2015 by Ma in a bid to help entrepreneurs and business owners learn core business skills needed […]