15 avril 2017

China bars professor at Australian university from leaving

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A Chinese-born professor at an Australian university who has often criticized Beijing’s crackdown on political dissent has been barred from leaving China and is being questioned by state security officers as a suspected threat to national security, his lawyer said on Sunday. More...

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Quiet, dignified lifts to the second floor for schools and universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. One challenge for K-12 and university facility managers tasked with meeting the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been offering full access to elevated areas on campus. More...

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North Coast colleges wrestle with cannabis education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. When Sonoma State University co-hosted a cannabis symposium on March 11, it may have opened the door to a future area of study and research for the school as well as other Northern California higher-education institutions. More...

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Will Texas universities face perfect storm of cuts?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Higher education leaders entered the 2017 session of the Texas Legislature expecting some dark days. Two-and-a-half months in, they're now focused on warding off a perfect storm. More...

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Women's colleges more important than ever

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The one thing that has stood out to her the most, however, is the importance of single-gender education in building the self-efficacy of women looking to succeed in the broader society. More...

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Universities short on mental health counselors

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Eight of the 12 state universities fall below minimum staffing levels for mental health counselors as the need for counseling services grows on campuses, a new report shows. More...

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Higher ed bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Another tuition freeze could be on the horizon for students at Minnesota State colleges and universities. More...

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State fails to address soaring higher ed tuition

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. University of Oregon President Michael Schill recently notified students that tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is proposed to increase roughly 10.6 percent for in-state students and 3 percent for out-of-state students. More...

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GI Bill helping to boost veterans' college ranks

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Seton Hill University, with an enrollment of 2,500 students, typically saw no more than 10 veterans a year at its Greensburg campus. Then, Congress enacted the Post-9/11 GI Bill in 2008. More...

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Google opens Howard University West

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Google will open "Howard West" on its campus in Mountain View, Calif., a Silicon Valley outpost for the historically black university where computer science majors can immerse themselves in coding instruction and tech culture, not to mention the inner workings of one of the planet's most famous companies. More...

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