14 février 2016

Three ways your online classmates might surprise you

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. It was the first week of my online course, and we had to introduce ourselves to the class. I discovered that I was the only student who lived in Nebraska. Others lived in China, England, the Middle East and Africa. More...

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Vectra Networks continues to gain traction in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Vectra Networks, the leader in real-time detection of in-progress cyber-attacks, today announced it continues to gain industry traction in the higher education market due to its unique ability to detect active cyber attacks and address compliance requirements which are naturally higher with the necessity of BYOD and mobility to foster an open, collaborative environment. More...

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Are there too many universities in Louisiana?

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Barely 350,000 people live in northeast Louisiana. But drive the lonesome 30-mile stretch of highway from Monroe to Grambling and you will pass three public universities, all offering degrees in everything from kinesiology to music to world languages. More...

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Columbus State wins grant to help students prepare for college, careers

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Columbus State Community College announced Monday that it will receive an $11.5M federal grant to help up to 10,000 central Ohio middle and high school students, especially those coming from poorer families, get ready for college and careers. More...

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How Amazon could destroy college as we know it

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. For years, pundits have speculated that online instruction could begin to overtake traditional higher education, but too often have offered few details about how this would happen. More...

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Maryland lawmakers push for free community college

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Maryland hopes to be the fourth state to offer free community college to recent high school graduates, but the effort to do so faces an uphill challenge because legislators cannot agree on how to spend the state’s surplus money. More...

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New OER platform for colleges and universities

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. panOpen has announced the official launch of its learning platform exclusively based on Open Educational Resources (OER), with nearly 100 pilot programs in place at colleges and universities nationwide. panOpen’s comprehensive application allows faculty and students to quickly and easily use trusted, high-quality materials that enhance their course curriculum and overall learning experience. More...

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UMass moves ahead on construction of air traffic simulator

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The University of Massachusetts has completed the first steps to build an air traffic control tower simulator at Westover Air Reserve Base, which will allow its transportation center to expand its research and overall program. More...

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Concordia to provide property value study with new building plan

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Before receiving approval to build a new five-story dormitory on campus, Concordia University will first have to do some homework. More...

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Majority black college faces shutdown

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. As Chicago State University senior Charles Preston plans his future, he's contending with a unique variable most other college students will never face: the possibility that his school will close before he can finish his degree. More...

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