18 décembre 2016

Will changes in online applications help students?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The 18-year-old high school senior is African-American, but also part Native American. He checked both boxes. Then the application asked if he was “enrolled” as a Native American. He wasn’t sure what that meant but he soldiered on — until he came to the essay. More...

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Californians rate public colleges highly

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Most Californians give high marks to their public universities and colleges but worry they are too expensive, according to a statewide survey released Thursday. More...

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Vista Higher Learning's speech recognition software

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. An advanced version of Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) used in computers and other devices is changing the way secondary and higher education students learn world languages. More...

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Group outlines steps to fight academic fraud in athletics

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In response to a series of academic fraud cases involving college athletes, one of the nation’s leading higher-education groups on Tuesday issued a report calling for schools and accrediting agencies to take specific steps aimed at creating what it called a “culture of integrity” within sports programs. More...

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Liberty to build shooting range

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Liberty University is looking into plans to build a shooting range on land it owns in Campbell County. More...

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Distance to UW presents barriers for local students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As University of Wyoming officials look at ways to increase enrollment at the state’s only four-year university, locals asked UW leaders to make it easier for Big Horn Basin residents to earn their degrees closer to home. More...

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New ideas in workforce development

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Online career support company Sokanu recently surveyed nearly 22,000 college graduates to find answers to one of higher education’s most pressing questions: Can you earn a degree in a field that you love and make money doing it. More...

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China’s president campaigns for ideological purity in school

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Universities must be strongholds for the Communist Party, President Xi Jinping says, while schools are on the front line of the battle against the infiltration of “hostile” foreign forces and their “subversive” ideas. More...

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High rises in University District?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Mayor Ed Murray’s vision of a denser University District sprouting high-rise buildings and a campus-powered innovation hub drew more than 100 people to a public hearing in the Seattle neighborhood Wednesday night. More...

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Fresno City College selected as training site for automotive technology

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Students in Fresno City College's Automotive Technology Program are enrolling in a brand new class next semester. The high-tech training they will receive is thanks to a new partnership with Mopar FCA-- a manufacturer that provides a career automotive program with expertise in working on Fiat Chrysler vehicles. More...

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