28 janvier 2017

President says helping homeless student cost him his job

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Taking in a homeless person at work proved to be a bad idea, again. More...

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What Betsy DeVos did (and didn't) reveal about her education priorities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Donald Trump advocated on the campaign trail for a $20 billion federal school-voucher program. But during her confirmation hearing on Tuesday evening, Betsy DeVos, the president-elect’s choice to lead the U.S. Education Department, said school choice should be a state decision. More...

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In support of college-business partnerships

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. From Bernie Sanders’ free college proposal to our President-elect’s suggested crackdown on monster college endowments, so-called “college affordability” proposals are abound—and with good reason. More...

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Colleges look to new degree programs to boost bottom lines

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. While private and public support of scholarships continues to remain a top priority for many institutions, some campuses are countering the rising cost trend in an unexpected way: Adding more degree programs. More...

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Database of English-language European integrated degree programs

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Beyond the States, a service that assists American students in navigating Europe's English-conducted university programs, today added a new category of degree programs to its searchable database. The database, which until now has focused exclusively on the English-conducted bachelor's degree programs, now includes all of Europe's combined Bachelor’s/Master’s degree programs in dentistry, medicine, veterinary medicine and pharmacy. More...

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Chinese billionaire offers significant education prize

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Yidan Prize will award nearly $8 million every year to two research projects that have the potential to "transform" global education. More...

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Reimbursements for schools that provide tuition waivers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A bill to reimburse state schools that provide tuition waivers primarily for veterans and American Indian students was heard in the House Education committee on Monday. More...

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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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