14 mai 2016

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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Obama delivers Howard University commencement address

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. President Obama delivered an impassioned call to civic action and responsibility at Howard University’s commencement Saturday, giving an upbeat assessment of the nation’s trajectory but cautioning that there remains “so much more work that needs to be done.” More...

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New study shows advances in higher education outcomes for African Americans

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. The Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education and the University of Pennsylvania’s Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy recently released a study examining trends in higher education based on family income, race/ethnicity, and family socioeconomic status. More...

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Why women’s colleges are still needed

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Meredith College, celebrating its 125th anniversary, recently adopted a new brand—“Going Strong”—that reflects its reputation, enrollment and financial strength. While Meredith’s fundraising and application rate are the highest in our history, several other women’s colleges have recently either gone coed or closed. More...

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