14 mai 2016

State council caps college tuition increases

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As college campuses face budgetary uncertainty and shortfalls, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education announced Tuesday it would limit tuition increases at eight state universities for the upcoming school year. More...

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Electrical technology teems with opportunities

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Employers are hot to hire graduates from San Jacinto College's Electrical Technology program. Last year, businesses quickly hired 100 percent of the graduates. More...

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Shifting gaps in educational attainment among students of different incomes

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A new NYU Steinhardt study published in the journal AERA Open looks at income-based gaps in educational attainment. While the difference in high school graduation rates between high- and low-income students shrunk, inequality may have shifted to higher education, with gaps growing in college attendance and completion. More...

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Universities, labs show off promising technology

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. About 200 investors, entrepreneurs and technology transfer professionals listened to appeals on Tuesday from innovators at New Mexico’s major research institutions for funding and assistance to take new technologies to market. More...

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Moving from academia to successful biotech: Optimizing tech transfer

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. University tech transfer offices play a central role in the biotech ecosystem, as the successful commercialization of an academic discovery is the aspiration of many young startups. Navigating–and optimizing–this tech transfer process is therefore critical to the health of the biotech sector. More...

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New tech program aims to recruit minority middle school boys

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A new technology education program at the University of the District of Columbia will help 100 minority middle school boys learn 3-D modeling and app development and will expose them to future career opportunities in the tech sector. More...

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Facebook added to Digital Fly’s social media monitoring service

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. OSC World, a pioneer and developer of industry-leading educational test scanning technology and educational technology services, announced today that Facebook geographic social media monitoring and review has been added to Digital Fly,. (http://bit.ly/OSCWorldDigitalFly) a leading real-time geographically fenced public social media monitoring and alert system designed for the education sector. More...

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Administrators empower students to fill void on campus solutions

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In a climate in which every institution is trying to find the answers to the challenges of increasing student retention and closing the graduation gap, Tony Randall, senior manager of the Student Success Initiative at the University of Maryland, may have found the answer: Let the students command their destinies. More...

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Immigrants without legal status file new suit seeking in-state tuition

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Ten immigrants who have received a reprieve from deportation filed another suit in Fulton County Superior Court Tuesday, seeking once again to force the Georgia Board of Regents to allow them to pay substantially lower in-state college tuition. More...

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Why the new SAT isn't that transparent

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Several hundred thousand high school students will take the second administration of the new SAT on May 7. Students who took the first offering on March 5 are still waiting for their scores, which will not be sent to them until later this month. More...

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