Course on blockchain may return next fall

By Taylor Haelterman

A new course often found within Ivy League universities wrapped up this week, but officials say after a successful first semester, they hope to offer blockchain to more Michigan State University undergrads next fall. Blockchain is a decentralized, digital ledger of transactions. Each person or company involved in a purchase can hold their own digital copy to prevent fraud and increase security. Blockchain is associated with bitcoin. Though the hype of bitcoin has died down, blockchain still has many useful applications outside of bitcoin trade.