The university police on the College Park campus say the student arrested in connection with the attack was part of a Facebook group known as “Alt-Reich Nation.”
A newsmagazine says the FBI questioned a suspect in such an attempt last fall. The IRS says it learned of the data-retrieval tool’s vulnerability about the same time, before taking the tool offline in March.
The step is another in a series of cost-cutting consolidations the system has taken or is considering across its seven campuses.
The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.
The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.