25 mai 2017

Room rate discount at Omni Resort

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. UBTech 2017 is offering a special discount to attendees who book their room at the Omni ChampionsGate. More...

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Why colleges should get rid of fraternities for good

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In 1863, the third president of Amherst asked his fellow college presidents what they thought of this new thing called a “fraternity.” The overwhelming consensus was alarm. They described fraternities as a “plague” and “un-American.” They “sow dissensions and produce factions,” said one president. “They have led to greater unkindness and ill feeling than almost anything else in college,” said a second. “Nothing but evil results,” said another. More...

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College or church?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Can a private college after 40 years be rebranded as a church virtually overnight, thereby exempting it from FOIA requests to see how it handled public monies it received courtesy of legislators. More...

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President Trump's budget proposal calls for deep cuts to education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. President Trump's full budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, to be released Tuesday, calls for a $9.2 billion, or 13.5 percent, spending cut to education. The cuts would be spread across K-12 and aid to higher education, according to documents released by the White House. More...

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Bringing the dream of an elite college to rural students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The first time Nyreke Peters met the new college adviser at his rural high school, he was skeptical. More...

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Killing at University of Maryland probed as possible hate crime

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The FBI is investigating if race played a role in the murder of a black man by a white student on the campus of University of Maryland, College Park, one of the nation's largest universities. More...

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Using student-level wage data to assist decision-making process

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For three years, the University of Texas system has been collaborating with the Texas Workforce Commission to provide salary data for graduates, and thanks to a new partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau, the system will begin this fall to incorporate data for graduates who have left the state. More...

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America To Go brings catering cost efficiencies to UCSF

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Catering costs represent a sizeable percentage of spend at the University of California - San Francisco (UCSF). More...

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Free tuition offer in New York could cost local schools

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. An offer of free tuition for some New York students has officials from area colleges wondering how much it will cost Northeast Pennsylvania. More...

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What good is new summer Pell money if students can’t use it?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The semester is winding down and summer is coming, but don’t get too excited about that recently passed summer Pell budget – it looks like it won’t become a reality for most students until summer of 2018. More...

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