28 janvier 2017

On the cost of college food

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. If you’re wondering why college costs so much these days, take a look at the main dining hall at Wellesley College. More...

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Sandoval proposes 10 percent marijuana tax for Nevada schools

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Sandoval made the announcement during his State of the State address on Tuesday in Carson City where the Republican outlined his proposed $8.1 billion budget, an 11 percent increase from the 2016-17 $7.3 billion budget. More...

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Student debt, tuition relief initiative in Maryland

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Under the proposal, legislation would make student debt interest payments tax-deductible for all Marylanders earning less than $200,000 per year. More...

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Virginians feel college is too pricey

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Virginians are concerned about the affordability and access to their public universities and colleges, according a poll funded by an education-focused nonprofit foundation looking to have in impact in higher education this year. More...

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Why so many students from for-profit schools are left in debt limbo

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Student loan debt is an issue facing many Americans, and can take years to pay off.
In particular, the problems some students face at for-profit schools are getting closer scrutiny. More...

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Who should run our universities?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The case really is about the questions: Who runs universities? Are university presidents/chancellors accountable to anyone? Can or should universities who have committed embarrassing acts shut down investigation of those acts by unleashing the political and financial power of their alumni and legislators. More...

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The college degree is the new high school degree

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A new report finds that employers are increasingly requiring a bachelor’s degree for positions that didn’t used to require baccalaureate education. More...

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Solution allows colleges to validate demand for new program

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Burning Glass Technologies announces the launch of Program Insight, a ground-breaking real-time labor data tool that allows educators and learning providers to ensure that academic program development matches up with the realities of the job market. More...

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Combating depression in college students with iSee

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. According to a 2015 survey, more than 90,000 college students in the US are suffering from depression. More and more college students are reported to be depressed and are seeking help from campus health services. More...

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Cengage launches MindTap ACE

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Cengage, an education and technology company, today launched MindTap ACE, a digital solution that blends curated Open Educational Resources (OER) with Cengage content. Designed to help faculty seamlessly integrate OER into their courses, MindTap ACE expands Cengage's portfolio of comprehensive learning solutions that use open resources, including MindTap, WebAssign and Learning Objects. More...

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