08 janvier 2017

Is free college really free?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho"Free" is a word with a powerful appeal. And in the past year or so it has been tossed around a lot, followed by another word: "college." More...

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Black college says band will play at inaugural parade

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For a band at a tiny, little-known, historically black college, it seems in some ways to be the gig of a lifetime: a chance to march and perform at the Jan. 20 presidential inaugural parade in Washington. More...

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Make colleges safer: Lower the drinking age

University Business LogoSubmitted by Steven Wyman. Policies that prohibit college students from drinking alcohol are lethal. Binge drinking, which produces a blood-alcohol concentration to more than 0.08 percent, is popular among American college students, even though few of them are old enough legally to imbibe. More...

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How colleges are helping non-English speakers study in the U.S.

University Business LogoSubmitted by Steven Wyman. Like many Chinese students, Snowy Chen had no intention of going to college in China. She dreams of working at a fashion magazine, Vogue maybe, so she set her sights on the United States. More...

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Threatening tuition hike, Oregon universities demand funding increase

University Business LogoSubmitted by Steven Wyman. The presidents of Oregon’s seven public universities are telling legislative leaders they need a big funding increase to keep tuition down. That’s the main message in a letter the university presidents intend to send to legislative leaders this week. More...

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Most computer science majors in the US are men

University Business LogoSubmitted by Steven Wyman. Lawmakers in Columbus and Washington, D.C. have several items on their agenda as they head back to work this month and some could be problems in higher education. More...

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5 higher education issues lawmakers could address in 2017

University Business LogoSubmitted by Matt Zalaznick. Lawmakers in Columbus and Washington, D.C. have several items on their agenda as they head back to work this month and some could be problems in higher education. More...

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Bias training aims to improve university's executive, department searches

University Business LogoSubmitted by Matt Zalaznick. For a year now, MU has required an unconscious bias training module for everyone involved in selecting candidates for faculty and academic positions within each college and the university as a whole. The training is used for searches both big and small, ranging from searches for high-ranking leadership positions to specific faculty positions within a certain college or department. More...

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How people are losing Social Security benefits to student debt

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. To recoup student-loan debt, the government is leaving people who rely on Social Security with benefits that fall below federal poverty guidelines, the Government Accountability Office said Tuesday. More...

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Fake U.K. university degree websites shut down

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. More than 40 fraudulent websites have been shut down in a major crackdown on the sale of fake degrees. More...

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