14 février 2016

How tech is changing the admissions process

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Before he arrived in Omaha as a doctoral student in computer science, Jason Jie Xiong says, "I didn't even know there was a state called Nebraska." More...

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Enrollment in online courses rises, importance to academic chiefs wanes

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The number of students in online courses continues to rise, even as higher education enrollment is declining—but enthusiasm for them appears to be waning slightly among some university leaders, according to an annual survey. More...

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China says its students need more ‘patriotic education’

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Chinese students, already immersed in classes and textbooks that promote nationalist loyalty to the Communist Party as a bedrock value, must be made even more patriotic and devoted to the party, even when they are studying in universities abroad, according to a new directive sent to education officials. More...

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Berkeley is facing big budget trouble, ‘painful’ measures ahead

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The University of California at Berkeley, the nation’s most prestigious public university, is facing a “substantial and growing” budget deficit and is preparing to take measures that its leader warned will be “painful” as it repositions itself financially. More...

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Maryland is still grappling with separate but equal in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. A recent ruling in a decade-old case over the lack of investment in Maryland’s historically black colleges shows the state’s troubles with inequity in higher education are far from resolved. More...

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Chalk & Wire enhances its assessment platform

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Chalk & Wire, a provider of higher education assessment provider, today announced new features to its assessment platform. More...

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Obama’s controversial higher ed legacy

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Recently, a great deal of debate has centered on whether the nation’s first black president has failed its historically black colleges and universities. More...

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Real compassion in college admissions

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The college admission process is always stressful, often unfair and may well reward the wrong values. But the recommendations released last month by a Harvard Graduate School of Education project called Making Caring Common will only make things worse. More...

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New program aims to boost number of Latino faculty

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. When Francisco Ramos was an undergraduate student at University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, he knew he wanted to get a doctorate.​ Ramos, a Latino man, also knew that few people from his race achieved that level of academic success. More...

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Concordia College stirs critics with cuts to foreign languages

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. At the small college in northwestern Minnesota, officials couldn’t help noticing that fewer and fewer students were majoring in foreign languages like French and German. More...

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