18 octobre 2015

Colleges presidents expand fight on climate change

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A group of college presidents from across the country met at Agnes Scott College on Monday pledging an expansion of efforts to fight climate change. More...

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Farewell to America’s small colleges

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Take Sweet Briar College. The small women’s school—a quaint liberal-arts college in rural Virginia—was famously slated to close up shop this year. More...

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POMCO introduces the next generation of personal safety for students

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. With increased national awareness and scrutiny on the issue of campus security, POMCO, Peace of Mind Company, introduces a new mobile personal safety device designed to alleviate the concerns of students, parents and administrators alike. More...

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College rankings fail to measure the influence of the institution

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Students, parents and educators increasingly obsessed with college rankings have a new tool: the Obama administration’s College Scorecard. The new database focuses on a college’s graduation rate, graduates’ median earnings 10 years after graduation and the percentage of students paying back their college loans. More...

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Universities aim to move ideas out of the ivory tower

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Shorya Awtar, an engineer, had an idea for a medical device that could help surgeons perform complex operations inside the body without cutting patients open — and that may be worth billions. More...

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Oxford University Press announces agreement with Silverchair

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Global Academic Division of Oxford University Press (OUP) announced today it has entered into an agreement with Silverchair Information Systems to migrate its extensive portfolio of journals and many of its online products to a new publishing platform powered by Silverchair’s SCM technology. More...

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What Arne Duncan did to American education and whether it will last

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. "We can’t wait” was Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s frequent refrain. But as he leaves his post this December, his forceful strategy to push dramatic changes to the U.S education system is being tested. More...

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UT System Dashboard brings user friendliness, performance measures

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The University of Texas System Dashboard is now equipped with user-friendly features to better measure the System’s performance. More...

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Is the era of abusive college coaches finally coming to an end?

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Just how thoroughly Simon Cvijanovic once identified as an Illinois football player sits right there in his Twitter handle. More...

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TargetX builds college application process students really want

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. TargetX showcases the first online application designed for students during the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) conference, October 1-3 in San Diego, CA. More...

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