06 septembre 2015

An investment in Denver's students — and economy

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. The Denver College Affordability program will lead the nation and place Denver at the frontier of economic development by completing our education pipeline that starts with the highly effective Denver Preschool Program. More...

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Daily marijuana use among students highest since 1980

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. For the first time in decades, marijuana use is more popular than smoking cigarettes among kids on college campuses across the United States. More...

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Buzz Aldrin joins university, developing 'master plan' for Mars settlement

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Buzz Aldrin is working with the Florida Institute of Technology to develop a “master plan” for colonizing Mars within 25 years. More...

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Plugged In: University eliminates textbooks

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. It’s a move that will save students millions of dollars a year.
The University of Maryland – University College is eliminating text books.
Instead, students will access reading materials and videos online at no cost. More...

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Comprehensive college plan helps with mental health challenges

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Student Protection Plus, a comprehensive, three-part coverage plan designed for modern college students, now enables colleges to offer an extensive network of mental health resources for their students and student families. Student Protection Plus’ Balanced Life Assistance offers face-to-face consultation and online tools for students facing challenging life and wellness issues such as depression, anxiety, addiction, pregnancy, work/school balance, money management, and more. More...

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Higher education's faulty economics: How we got here

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. As the presidential primary season goes into full swing, candidates in both parties are championing a number of ideas designed to address the higher education affordability crisis. The proposals run the gamut—from federal measures to impose greater accountability on universities, to income-based repayment of student loans, to community college for free, and to four-year college for free. More...

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New comprehensive college plan helps students cope with rising mental health challenges

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Student Protection Plus, a comprehensive, three-part coverage plan designed for modern college students, now enables colleges to offer an extensive network of mental health resources for their students and student families. Student Protection Plus’ Balanced Life Assistance offers face-to-face consultation and online tools for students facing challenging life and wellness issues such as depression, anxiety, addiction, pregnancy, work/school balance, money management, and more. More...

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Colleges embrace the question 'How can we do that online?'

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. In the graduate study of architecture, producing drawings, models, full-scale constructions and documents to be critiqued by an instructor is all part of a student's path to a degree. More...

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Time for more N.C. universities to go ‘green’

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. With colleges and universities across our state back for the fall semester, environmental sustainability is high on their priority lists – and that’s good for their bottom lines and for our planet. More...

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Kira Talent partners with Hobsons to enhance higher education admissions

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Kira Talent, the company behind Kira Academic, the first video admissions platform for universities and colleges, announced its partnership with Hobsons, the market leader in application and admissions customer relationship management (CRM) software. More...

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