01 avril 2016

Higher education bill would add millions, freeze tuition and fees

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. State legislators will be asked to consider a bill that would add millions to the higher education system and freeze tuition and fees in an effort to broaden educational opportunities. More...

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University research spins off wide array of products, firms

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Whether people realize it or not, many of the products and companies that touch their lives every day have their origins in university-­based research. Google sprang from Stanford. More...

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Extend loan policy to adjuncts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. I respond to the Monday Dispatch article “Instructors carry load for low pay, no benefits,” about adjunct faculty in higher education. More...

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Triangle universities partnering to attract innovation funding

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Triangle Venture Alliance (TVA) -- a partnership of Duke University, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University and North Carolina Central University -- will develop a network of cooperating angel groups that will tap the alumni base of the region’s universities to draw seed-stage capital to the region. More...

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Higher ed must work harder to recruit international students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Many universities and colleges in the United States continue to be under financial pressures due to declining enrollment and lower pricing power. More...

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Will the new SAT better serve poor students?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The SAT has been called out of touch, instructionally irrelevant, and a contributor to the diversity gaps on college campuses because the test arguably benefits wealthier students who can afford heaps of test preparation. More...

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Hidden gold in college applications

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. If the gatekeepers at Davidson College had judged the teenager by her ACT score, she probably wouldn’t have gotten in. More...

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The global search for education: Innovation, quality and mobile

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Innovation and Quality: Two Sides of the Same Coin? was the title of Education Fast Forward's 17th global debate at Mobile Learning Week in Paris in partnership with UNESCO. More...

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Wage gains are measure of success

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A student who takes a technical course at a community college often gets a salary boost or promotion, but that sort of positive outcome doesn’t show up on colleges’ traditional measures of success. More...

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The difference between being eligible, ready for college

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For Kimberly Wilborn, a lesson about Nelson Mandela made it all click.
“Ms. Plante was talking about Nelson Mandela and how he forgave his jailers,” remembers the eighth grader, who is being raised by her aunt on Chicago’s South Side. More...

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