29 septembre 2015

‘White Only,’ ‘Black Only’ signs at UB linked to student art project

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Campus police at the University at Buffalo removed signs saying “White Only” and “Black Only” Wednesday afternoon from Clemens Hall on the North Campus in Amherst. A university spokesperson said a police investigation found that the signs “were part of a student art project.” More...

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How tech is improving college success rates, breaking poverty cycle

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Isn't it great when technology works out even better than expected? 
That's exactly our experience at Students Rising Above in San Francisco, where we have been trying to figure out a way to provide more help and guidance to low-income, first-generation college students. More...

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UD to create new corporation to commercialize technology

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. UD's school of engineering, school of business and school of law are working together on the initiative, which they are calling Leonardo Enterprises. More...

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K-State sold-out crowd experiences tech improvements

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Fans attending Wildcat football games at Bill Snyder Family Stadium will benefit from a new connectivity network as K-State Athletics has partnered with leading companies Boingo Wireless on a new Distributed Antenna System (DAS) and Aruba Networks on a new Wi-Fi network for improved wireless service. More...

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Don’t judge a college bookstore by its cover

University Business Magazine logoBy Brian E. Cartier. With student debt in the trillions and other economic concerns looming over families, college stores often bear the brunt of public anger over course material costs. But stores are working harder than ever to provide students with affordable options that will help them learn, succeed and get that coveted degree. More...

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Are the rich universities too rich?

University Business Magazine logoBy Donald J. Farish. On Aug. 19, The New York Times published an op-ed titled “Stop Colleges from Hoarding Cash,” written by Victor Fleischer, a law professor at the University of San Diego. More...

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Reclaiming the higher calling of higher education

University Business Magazine logoBy Tim Goral. In the eyes of many, higher education has become an industry focused on a singular goal—career training—and college students these days forgo the big questions about who they are and how they can change the world. More...

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Higher ed's password protectors

University Business Magazine logoBy Barb Freda. Picture this: sticky notes on every screen. And if there are none on the monitor, lift up the keyboard. Nothing there? Try opening the pencil drawer. More...

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Keeping remote college students connected

University Business Magazine logoBy Kurt Eisele-Dyrli. For all the advantages of online learning—flexibility, personalization and affordability among them—there can be downsides for some students. More...

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Losing tax exemptions would chill higher ed

University Business Magazine logoBy Steven H. Kaplan. For centuries, colleges and universities have been exempt from paying property taxes, and there’s no good reason to change. But that’s not stopping people from trying. More...

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