24 décembre 2017

University of Akron creates varsity eSports video gaming program

University Business Magazine logoThe varsity eSports program will involve 30 to 35 students, who will be eligible for scholarships. An associated club eSports program will involve several hundred students. More...

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The retreat on higher education

University Business Magazine logoAs a predictor of social mobility, higher education remains the most promising path to entering the middle class. Understanding this, President Barack Obama made higher education a clear priority, laying down a challenge to have the highest proportion of college-educated adults of any country. More...

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Completion after six years at 38 percent

University Business Magazine logoStudents who started at private four-year nonprofit institutions had the highest completion rates (76 percent), followed by students at public four-years (64.7 percent), public two-years (37.5 percent) and private four-year for-profits (35.3 percent). More...

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'Mini-factory' helps to train area students

University Business Magazine logoCentral Carolina Technical College's newest industrial training gadget will help students in its advanced manufacturing program, and local industry representatives are tickled pink to have the equipment in place. More...

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Cambridge startup offers cheaper, online college counseling

University Business Magazine logoA Cambridge startup is taking college guidance online, offering high school students and their parents a cheaper alternative to private college counseling. More...

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The University of Law enters Austrian market with LLM in Vienna

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Law (ULaw) is entering the Austrian higher education market with the launch of a full-time Master of Laws (LLM) programme in collaboration with Webster Vienna Private University. More...

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Elected officials tour MU’s net-zero energy building

University Business Magazine logoOn November 9, Millersville University hosted local legislators for a “hard hat” tour of the Lombardo Welcome Center, the University’s new net-zero energy building. Opening in January 2018, the 13,600-square foot highly energy-efficient facility will generate its own electricity from both solar panels and geothermal heat pumps. More...

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Navis partners with SUNY Maritime

University Business Magazine logoNavis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, has partnered with SUNY Maritime College to train undergraduate and graduate students on the N4 terminal operating system that manages more than 300 container terminals worldwide. More...

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Ucroo, CSU-Global partner

University Business Magazine logoUcroo Incorporated and Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) today announced the launch of a new partnership. Beginning in January 2018, CSU-Global – the premier provider of innovative, higher learning opportunities for nontraditional students in Colorado and beyond – will implement Ucroo’s web and mobile platform to increase connection, collaboration and communication among its student cohort. This partnership is a major step in Ucroo’s, an Australian-based company, U.S. expansion. More...

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Time to consider teaching Consent 101

University Business Magazine logoThe recent cascade of revelations about sexual misconduct in high places in America is, unfortunately, old news to many women. It is, however, a welcome opportunity to ask the long-overdue question—is there an educational antidote. More...

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