29 décembre 2016

#5: Shocking data reveals Millennials lacking skills across board

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. International data sets show U.S. Millennials skills hit global bottoms in literacy, numeracy and technology problem-solving. More...

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#7: 10 must-haves to appease online students

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. Higher ed online students expect a lot from their programs; but with every student’s unique expectations and desires, how can institutions not only rise above the competition, but offer the best online learning options for their students. More...

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Oil, gas industry launches counterattack ahead of DU vote

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Colorado’s energy industry went on the offensive Thursday before an expected decision by University of Denver trustees about whether to pull investments from oil, natural gas and coal companies. More...

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The test of free expression is protecting speech that offends

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. As this Seattle Times story notes, the UW is proud to host some of the world’s great thinkers and artists on our campuses; we are also a public institution firmly committed and legally bound to permit speech that falls within the broad definition of protected expression. More...

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Simplify the financial equation for your students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Together we can break down financial barriers for your students, and help make their dreams a reality. Salt, powered by the nonprofit American Student Assistance (ASA), provides education finance solutions for your students and graduates. Learn more at asa.org/schools. More...

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College savings options key to state’s degree goals

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. The state Higher Education Coordinating Council recently set an important goal of 55 percent of Florida's working-age population attaining college degrees or professional certificates by 2025. More...

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One solution to failing K-12 schools? Let universities help

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Only about 1% of Horace Mann students in that grade and the ones below it tested at grade level in math. At the end of the year, the eighth-grade math teacher was dismissed for ineffective teaching. More...

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UNT program granted millions from Chilean government

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A University of North Texas conservation program has gotten a major financial boost. The Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve near Puerto Williams, Chile is part of the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program, a consortium led by UNT in the US, and other Chilean universities and institutions. More...

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Community colleges, universities collaborate to increase grad rate

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Between Internet-based degree programs, opportunities for high school students to earn college credit and partnerships between two- and four-year colleges, undergrads have seen the number of options rise and, in many cases, their tuition drop. More...

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The importance of higher education research

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Supporting our higher education institutions and providing adequate resources for them is a priority that Americans can agree on. Higher education is the backbone for American ingenuity and innovation, and Oklahoma is home to many colleges and universities committed to quality education. More...

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