25 octobre 2017

What Ole Miss can teach universities about grappling with their pasts

University Business LogoNext month, students at the University of Oxford will return for their fall semester, known as the “Michaelmas” term—named after the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels—to a campus strewn with the sort of colonial- and slave-era tinder that has helped fuel the outrage and protests on university campuses across America. More...

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Rosalind Franklin University breaks ground on new science park

University Business LogoRosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science celebrated the impending construction of its new Innovation and Research Park with a ceremonial groundbreaking on Sept. 8 attended by state and local officials, life science industry partners, and university faculty, alumni and supporters. More...

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Most Montana college grads find jobs in state

University Business LogoMontana’s job market needs more college graduates in computer fields and automotive technology, and far fewer “general studies” majors. More...

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Indiana, Purdue, Ball State universities facing lawsuits alleging racial bias

University Business LogoDespite higher education's reputation as a bastion of political correctness, Indiana universities are defending a host of lawsuits brought by black employees who say they were denied opportunities because of their race. More...

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When community college is free

University Business LogoDoes free community college work? An experiment in Chicago suggests that the answer is yes. More...

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Colleges must not turn back the clock on efforts to combat sexual assault

University Business LogoWhen I was a student in the 1970s and 1980s, it was not uncommon for male professors to use their classroom authority to initiate sexual relations with their students. More...

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Internet2, Mythics to bring Oracle Cloud to universities nationwide

University Business LogoMythics, Inc. an award-winning consulting firm, managed services provider and Platinum level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it entered into an agreement with Internet2 to launch a provisional service as part of the Internet2 Cloud Services Program. More...

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The coming tidal wave of higher education disruption

University Business LogoThe educational environment has seen a dramatic shift to reflect the evolution of technology. What if the next step was to take the familiarity of a classroom and turn that into virtual reality. More...

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America is more diverse than ever before, but its schools are growing more segregated

University Business LogoAmerica’s school-age population is more diverse than ever before, reflecting the demographic shift rapidly taking place in our country. America’s schools, however, are more segregated than they have been for decades. More...

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Community colleges in Southwest Virginia sobered by retention report

University Business LogoA stark trend in statewide community college student retention and degree completion was given quantifiable meaning last week when the commonwealth’s Joint Legislative Audit & Review Commission released a report detailing how and at what rate students are slipping through academic cracks. More...

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