17 juillet 2016

What do college students really think about diversity? We asked.

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. This past year, in high-profile confrontations across the country, student activists have been making demands about campus climate and diversity. Those have included removing symbols or institutional names linked to slaveholders or to institutional racism, and removing administrators accused of racial insensitivity. More...

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The higher education sector in a post-Brexit world

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Quite reasonably, universities may not be front of mind for most people when they consider the aftermath of the referendum, yet they have key roles to play in supporting productivity as the UK moves forward and in helping heal divides that have occurred nationally and regionally through the referendum debate. More...

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Pakistan’s ‘University of Jihad’ is getting millions from the government

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. After terrorists killed more than 100 Pakistani school children 18 months ago, the country’s leaders vowed to crack down on religious seminaries that are recruiting grounds for domestic and international Islamist militant groups. More...

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Half of associate degree holders are underemployed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. During an era when the cost of higher education is at an all-time high, most students have equally high expectations that earning a college degree will provide a better chance at attaining a job in their field. More...

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The science of preventing sexual assaults

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The recent Stanford sexual assault case is just one of tens of thousands of such assaults that happen every year on American college campuses, which raises the question: What can men and women do to stop rape at universities. More...

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Funds for Dream Act scholarships going unused

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Undocumented college students are leaving a wealth of unspent aid money on the table five years after the passage of the landmark California law that provides those immigrants grants for higher education. More...

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Lessons learned as a community college president

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. I retired in June as President of Ivy Tech in Indiana, the nation’s largest singly accredited community college system. Although I had an advanced degree from the Kelly School of Business when I joined Ivy Tech nine years ago as the new President, my “classroom” as an educator centered in the corporate world as a team leader, having spent my career as the CEO of a large international manufacturing company. More...

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Harvard is latest college to file infringement lawsuits

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A lawsuit filed by Harvard University against microchip giant Micron Technology is the latest patent suit brought by a big university that could result in a major cash windfall, though educational institutions filing infringement suits over federally funded research has drawn criticism. More...

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State inches forward in review of outsourcing plan for college campuses

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The state is inching forward in its long-running review of a proposal to outsource facilities management on college campuses and other government-owned properties. More...

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Pearson LearningStudio customers switch to D2L's Brightspace LMS

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. D2L, a global learning technology leader, is proud to announce that over the past two years, a growing number of learning institutions are switching to its Brightspace platform from Pearson LearningStudio. More...

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