14 mai 2016

Why do so few autistic students go to college?

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Richard was one of the brightest kids in his high school class. His parents figured college was the next step, but that dream was nearly cut short in his first semester. More...

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Tradition vs. nostalgia in higher education

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The discussion surrounding the creation of a dynamic system for revitalizing today’s colleges and universities is often mired in the debate over the loss of tradition, the time-honored practices of relatively modern learning institutions. It is no wonder since this is what we have to associate with higher education. More...

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College access nonprofits announce merger

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The directors of Strive for College, a national nonprofit that delivers technology-powered mentoring to remove barriers to college access, and the Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), which partners with colleges and universities to support first-generation college students, today announced an agreement to merge organizations and integrate their programs. More...

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Art Institute of Atlanta gets students college-minded early

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As a youngster, Fabian Herrera was enthralled with animation and art. Now that the Lawrenceville resident is a senior at Brookwood High, he’s still finding time to devote to his artistic endeavors. More...

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How have you defined your "traditional" students?

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In 2010, just 15% of college students could be considered “traditional.” The other 85% is comprised of a diverse group of student sub-populations, all with their own struggles and goals that rarely map directly to the concerns we’ve grown to associate with the majority of college students. More...

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Higher ed involvement benefits unmanned aircraft safety, innovation

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)–or drones–is on track to permeate nearly every segment of the U.S. economy. The notions of drones delivering groceries, transporting medical supplies, helping farmers and assisting first responders are already moving from fiction to reality. More...

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Two Idaho universities have exemptions from law against discrimination

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Two Idaho Universities have exemptions from a federal law that bans discrimination against transgender students. More...

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Racial disparities in education debt burden

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Evidence now demonstrates significant variation in education-debt levels by race and household income, with black and lower-income students accumulating higher levels of education debt compared to their white and upper-income peers. More...

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University Park will be the hub for new Texas Center for Hispanic Achievement

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. The future for many Hispanic students may be brighter, thanks to a new initiative based at Lone Star College-University Park focused on boosting Hispanic student achievement and career attainment. More...

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Why Harvard has declared war on Greek life

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. After months of meetings with members of fraternities, sororities, and semi-secret social societies known as “final clubs” at Harvard University, school administrators have announced sanctions on these organizations that may spell an end to their storied existence. More...

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