24 janvier 2016

Alabama education leaders forming coalition to preserve Education Trust Fund

University Business Magazine logoBy Tim Goral. Alabama’s education leaders from across the spectrum are forming a grassroots initiative aimed at bringing educational issues to the public forefront, and preserving the state’s Education Trust Fund. More...

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Cuomo proposes higher education initiative in New York prisons

University Business Magazine logoBy Tim Goral. It was nearly two years ago that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo floated a plan for the state to pay for college courses for inmates. But it sank in the face of withering opposition from critics who mocked Mr. Cuomo’s initiative as “Attica University” and Republican members of the state’s congressional delegation who argued that New York should put “kids before cons.” More...

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The Professional Science Master's partners with Liaison

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Liaison, the leader in admissions management and enrollment marketing solutions for higher education institutions, today announced that it will power a centralized application service (CAS) for the Professional Science Master's (PSM) National Office. More...

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RIT designated a doctoral university

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Rochester Institute of Technology will be elevated to the "doctoral university" category by the educational organization that makes these designations. More...

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Free Japan's universities

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Here is the good news: Japan’s national universities are not, in fact, getting rid of social sciences and humanities. More...

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As Native Americans struggle to stay in school, tribal leaders to help

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Rosalie Lalo was five-years-old when the U.S. government sent her to the Phoenix Indian School, more than 200 miles away from her Hopi family home. She was forbidden to speak her native language, her long hair was cut, and she was stripped of a traditional Hopi childhood. More...

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How China’s economic slump could hurt American colleges

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Pursuing her dream of a job as a digital animator in Hollywood, Nancy Wennan Zhang followed the lead of thousands of other ambitious Chinese students: she went to an American college. More...

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State leaders urge approval for $2B Connect NC bond

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. New buildings on college campuses, new construction in state parks and $2 billion in borrowing. More...

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Fact check: Refugees don't get special tuition help

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Editor’s note: The St. Cloud Times is working to enlighten the debate about refugees and immigrants who make their homes in this community. We are asking readers to submit their questions and we will answer them in a series of stories over the next several months. More...

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New York to begin accepting loan amnesty applications

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State will begin accepting applications for the new ‘Get On Your Feet’ Loan Forgiveness Program Thursday, Dec. 31. First announced as part of Governor Cuomo’s 2015 Opportunity Agenda, the program offers up to 24 months of federal student loan debt relief to recent college graduates living in the State. More...

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