14 février 2016

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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Why school location matters

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The conversation about how to make college more accessible is not new, but a critical piece of the debate has been largely ignored. More...

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Online portal offers information, consulting on degrees in Europe

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Beyond the States, a company that helps students and parents navigate Europe’s English-conducted higher education programs, will release their online membership portal on Friday, April 15, 2016. More...

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Study explores how black men find success in college

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. James Wanda, a senior at Pennsylvania’s Lafayette College and one of two black computer science majors in his class, says at times he has felt pressure to succeed not just for himself, but for his entire race. More...

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Colleges losing placement tool

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The state is exploring alternative ways to determine whether students are ready for college courses. More...

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Obama to propose $2.5B tax credit for community college investment

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. President Barack Obama will propose a $2.5 billion tax credit over five years for businesses that invest in programs at local community colleges and hire their graduates, administration officials said on Friday. More...

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College can make a huge difference in ex-prisoners’ lives

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The Post-Prison Education Program has had some spectacular successes working with people coming out of prison over the past decade. But just as impressive are the ex-prisoners who achieve the kinds of positive lives others take for granted. More...

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