29 décembre 2016

Scientists Sound the Alarm

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Trump’s cabinet picks, other policy signals lead scientists and physicians to issue warnings on direction of incoming administration. Read more...

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The Focus Group That Wasn't

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Iowa State University will not take any action involving a professor who has made misleading references to a focus group in frequent commentaries on U.S. politics. Read more...

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Data Faulty but Badge Remains

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Figures Simmons provided U.S. News about a nursing program were so wrong it was declared "unranked," but the college kept badge of honor on its website. Read more...

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Feds Publish Final State Authorization Rule

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The U.S. Department of Education on Friday released finalized rules detailing how to regulate colleges that offer distance education programs to students in other states. Read more...

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German Institutions, Elsevier Continue Negotiations

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Dozens of universities and research organizations in Germany are preparing to live without access to full-text versions of scholarly journals published by Elsevier as they continue to pursue a joint licensing agreement. Read more...

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State authorization rule, long in the works, faces opposition in new Congress

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The U.S. Department of Education, with a month to go until the transition of power, has finalized a rule that clarifies how colleges become authorized to offer online programs to students in other states -- an effort in the works since the first years of the Obama administration. But the rule is by all indications dead on arrival. Read more...

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A Lack of Yakking

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Students appear to have moved on from Yik Yak, once a prime app for anonymous gossip and racist comments -- a relief for administrators struggling to curb online bullying. Read more...

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U.S. Court Bars College From Drug Testing All Students

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled Thursday, 9-2, that the State Technical College of Missouri may not require all students to submit to drug testing prior to enrollment. Read more...

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Alaska Pacific Seeks to Become Tribal College

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Alaska Pacific University has announced plans to become a tribally controlled college, Alaska Dispatch News reported. The plan is to become affiliated with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Read more...

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Princeton and U.S. Reach Agreement on Disabilities

HomeBy Scott JaschikThe U.S. Justice Department on Monday announced an agreement with Princeton University under which the institution agreed to revise or explain in new ways some policies with regard to students with disabilities. Read more...

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