31 juillet 2017

When CIOs need hard hats

University Business LogoWhile executing an eight-building, $157 million construction and renovation project in 2014, officials at Del Mar College in Texas forgot one critical player: the tech expert. More...

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Confronting the challenges of digitizing documents

University Business LogoThe mass digitization of literature is complex. The preservation of books, letters and other historical materials calls for advanced technology and a good deal of manpower. Universities are developing better practices around this process, as well as creating software and databases to make this content accessible and search-friendly. More...

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Report shows extent of campus cyber attack activities

University Business LogoIt’s no secret that college and university networks have long been prone to cyberattacks of various kinds. More...

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Snap Inc. Spectacles and Snapchat show campuses in new light

University Business LogoWhether or not you’re one of the 166 million daily Snapchat users, it’s impossible to ignore the deep impact of the mobile app on how teens and young adults communicate. More...

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Emoji and emoticon usage shows school spirit

University Business LogoHigher ed institutions—capitalizing on the popularity of the digital pictographs—now offer customized sets of emojis featuring school logos, mascots and other themed graphics, such as smiling or winking faces. More...

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Social justice university

University Business LogoWith the Trump Administration proposing massive cuts to social programs like food vouchers, children’s health insurance, social disability for the elderly, and temporary assistance for needy families, the Nation faces catastrophic consequences for its social sustainability. More...

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Is your institution missing these two major opportunities to reduce emissions?

University Business LogoHigher education institutions are placing greater emphasis than ever on the environmental impact of their buildings, with many seeing sustainability as being as demonstrative of their thought leadership as their academic programs. More...

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Repairing a reputation damaged by protests

University Business LogoFreshman enrollment at the Columbia campus of the University of Missouri has fallen by more than 35 percent since the institution’s well-publicized and racially driven student protests in November 2015, according to a July New York Times article. More...

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Making room for the military

University Business LogoActive members of the military represent their own component of the nontraditional population. They may be older and first-generation, but the demands of deployment and service mean they can’t attend full-time or remain at the same institution for all four years of their college education. More...

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Bucking tradition: Recruiting an adult or first generation college student

University Business LogoThe “nontraditional” student represents perhaps the single biggest growth area for higher ed enrollment. But no single set of characteristics defines that student. More...

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