23 août 2016

The Impact of Student Debt on Relationships

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A new national survey finds that student debt has an impact on how people view relationship potential. Read more...

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State Department Suspends Teaching Program in Turkey

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The U.S. State Department, citing the current unrest in Turkey, has suspended the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program, which sends Americans to teach English in Turkey, The New York Times reported. Read more...

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Scam Could Cost U Washington Chinese Students $1M

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A scam may have cost 90 Chinese students at the University of Washington up to $1 million, The Seattle Times reported. Read more...

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Law Professors Defend Education Dept. on Burden of Proof

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Ninety law professors on Sunday issued an open letter defending the U.S. Education Department's rules on colleges' obligations under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to respond to allegations of sex assault. Read more...

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2 Professors at American U Afghanistan Abducted

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. ABC News and The Sydney Morning Herald are reporting that armed gunmen on Sunday abducted two professors who teach at the American University of Afghanistan. Read more...

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Medical Students Rebel Against Expensive Test

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Medical students nationwide, with backing from some medical schools, are pushing to kill a required standardized test that they say is expensive and adds little, The Washington Post reported. Read more...

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Literature Review on Shifting Journals to Open Access

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A literature review on converting scholarly journals from subscription to open access has been published by the Harvard University Office for Scholarly Communication. Read more...

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Professor Sues College Over Syllabus Requirement

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A professor is suing the College of Charleston, saying that its requirement that he include learning outcomes on his syllabus violates his academic freedom and right to due process, The Post and Courier reported. Read more...

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Albany State, Darton State Eliminate Positions

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Albany State University and Darton State University, two public institutions that Georgia officials are moving to merge, jointly announced plans Monday to eliminate faculty and staff positions and to eliminate "low-producing academic programs." Read more...

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Canadian Scientists Furious Over New Funding System

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Scientists in Canada are demanding immediate changes to the way grant proposals are reviewed by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, STAT reported. Read more...

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