17 juillet 2016

How media coverage of campus scandals impacts college applications

University Business LogoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. Scandals can cost universities thousands of applicants, but exactly how many interested students a school loses may depend on how widely the incident is covered in the media, according to a new working paper from Harvard Business School. More...

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Massachusetts bill would help the developmentally disabled attend college

University Business LogoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. Students with intellectual and developmental disabilities would have a clearer path to state colleges and universities under a bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate. More...

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Army programs boost students' interest in STEM

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Students reported a deeper interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) after completing one of the enrichment programs, competitions or apprenticeships sponsored by the U.S. Army. More...

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College students face long waits for depression, anxiety counseling

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. More Oklahoma college students seek help from campus counseling centers today than their peers did a decade ago, but many who need help still aren’t asking for it. More...

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Harvard and Berklee announce dual degree program

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Harvard College and Berklee College of Music have formalized a partnership to offer a new five-year dual degree that will enable students to earn a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) at Harvard and a Master of Music (M.M.) or a Master of Arts (M.A.) at Berklee starting in fall 2017. More...

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Harrison College offering free self-defense training at all campuses

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Harrison College, a nationally accredited, career-focused higher education institution serving more than 3,000 students, is promoting personal safety by offering free self-defense courses at all of its campuses in Indiana, Ohio and North Carolina this summer. More...

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Bernie Sanders welcomes Hillary Clinton's new college plan

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Bernie Sanders, who has appeared hesitant to embrace Hillary Clinton even after she became the clear winner of the Democratic presidential primary season, is eagerly welcoming her new plan to make higher education more affordable. More...

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States that spend more money on prisoners than college students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Since 1990, state and local spending on prisons and jails has risen more than three times faster than spending on schools, according to a new Department of Education report released Thursday. More...

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College savings tax deduction clears fourth legislative committee

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Massachusetts could soon join 34 other states that allow families to take a deduction on their income taxes for money put into a college savings account as lawmakers appear poised to break from their reluctance to consider tax policy changes. More...

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Studying abroad can be deadly, grieving moms warn

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Roshni Thackurdeen knows the pain U.S. sophomore Beau Solomon's family is suffering after the teen was murdered not long after arriving in Italy to study abroad. More...

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