25 octobre 2017

The early decision racket, redux

University Business LogoTo take your mind off politics, at least politics of the national-election variety, let’s take a look back on some of the oddities of the American college-admissions process, for which millions of families are gearing up right now. More...

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A Stanford-born company is equipping India’s youth for well-paid tech jobs

University Business LogoAn online search led him to Udacity, a global for-profit educational organisation whose online academy he joined post-class 11. With relatives lending a helping hand, Saha took two Android Developer courses, or nanodegrees, over eight months. More...

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Pressure to win comes early for some college coaches

University Business LogoIf you own a car with heated seats, then you know how it feels. Things can get warm awfully quick. More...

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Drew lowers tuition by 20 percent

University Business LogoDrew University (www.drew.edu) today announced it will lower its tuition by 20%—from $48,336 this year to $38,668 next year—rolling it back to 2010 and narrowing the gap between its “sticker price” and the amount many families pay after financial aid. More...

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White House, black college heads to meet amid strained ties

University Business LogoThe presidents of historically black colleges and universities are making their second visit to the White House this year amid strains with the Trump administration over promises unkept. More...

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How to set up any room for lecture capture

University Business LogoA complete guide to implementing lecture capture anywhere on campus, from content considerations to equipment configuration and more. More...

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Trump should not repeal DACA

University Business LogoAs the president of one of America’s leading technical universities — an institution built on intellectual excellence, a meritocratic openness to talent, and a long tradition of national service — I believe repealing DACA would be a mistake. More...

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Bannon, Yiannopoulos, Coulter headed to UC Berkeley for Free Speech Week

University Business LogoProtesters haven't made UC Berkeley the most hospitable place for conservatives lately, so it should make for a raucous few days when Steve Bannon, Milo Yiannopoulos and Ann Coulter show up there later this month for something called Free Speech Week. More...

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A pipeline to Montana's future workforce

University Business LogoThe Montana University System and the State Department of Labor and Industry have been working to prepare students for good-paying and high demand jobs in Montana. More...

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Plans to improve mental health services on Utah campuses

University Business LogoThe Utah State Board of Regents on Friday adopted recommendations of a working group formed to address the mental health needs of students at the state's public colleges and universities. More...

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