27 janvier 2017

Gale releases final installments of Early Arabic Printed Books

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Gale, a Cengage company, announced the availability of the final modules in the series Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library. Now available are Sciences, History and Geography, which features historical monographs covering medicine, sciences, geography and more; as well as Literature, Grammar, Language, Catalogues and Periodicals, which features fiction, poetry, grammatical and linguistic works, catalogues, and periodicals. More...

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College students, ambivalent or excited, apply for insurance jobs

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. MetroHartford Alliance, which sponsored Wednesday's Insurance and Financial Services Career Fair, hopes that college students like Justin Schaffer end up settling in the Hartford region instead of choosing the major cities 100 miles down the road. More...

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Tech majors pay highest for college grads

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Majors related to computers, math and engineering pay college graduates the highest, according to an analysis by Glassdoor. This contradicts the doom and gloom from some lawmakers who, in their effort to argue against immigration, have at times wrongly discouraged Americans from entering science and technology fields. More...

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Colleges alter recruiting amid changes in high school trends

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Students across the country are submitting their college applications and admissions departments are trying to get the best kids for their school. More...

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Schools can’t be blue islands in red states

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. I was surprised by the election of Donald Trump as president, but as a resident of central Iowa, I should not have been. More...

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Emerging social trends among millennials

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Schools are using the power of social networks to attract potential students, interact with current students and stay connected with alumni. Here are some social media insights to help schools interact with their students in a more positive way. Download our infographic. More...

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Meeting new challenges of higher education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. The changing composition of the population and the growing number of students who are the first in their family to go to college means that we are serving people with different backgrounds and needs than what we had traditionally. More...

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Compact, cost-effective 6-input scaler/switcher for classrooms with HDMI / HDBaseT

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. With the VP-440, you get a fully-featured scaler/switcher in a compact form factor for any classroom setup. This cost-effective solution offers HDMI / HDBaseT simultaneous display, advanced scaling technology and plug-and-play presentation — a seamless experience for any teaching environment. More...

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University of Arkansas faculty nudged to put texts on Web

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. No student will be asked to purchase a textbook in Scout Johnson's U.S. history class this spring semester at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. More...

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Georgia still grappling with college-cost quandary

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Many European nations answered that question years ago, decreeing education a public benefit and providing free college to their citizens. (The “free” is relative as taxpayers pick up tab.) But European countries send fewer students to four-year colleges than the United States, where both star and struggling high school seniors can find a bevy of colleges willing to accept them. More...

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