27 février 2018

Oakton joins global campaign to prevent violence against women

University Business Magazine logoOn Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, Feb. 14, Oakton begins its V-Day celebration with One Billion Rising events at both campuses. One Billion Rising, held every year on Valentine’s Day, is a day of action coordinated by V-Day, a global activist movement that generates attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest and sex slavery. More...

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Cuomo tightening the belt to make college affordable for all

University Business Magazine logoIn the face of a $4.4 billion deficit, New York State has hard choices ahead. But the decision to allocate funding for private universities more responsibly is a no-brainer. More...

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Senate bill would raise tuition cap at Missouri public universities

University Business Magazine logoCollege students could start paying more for school if lawmakers agree to raise tuition caps. More...

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Higher ed MBA programs flex their muscle

University Business Magazine logoWith the number of traditional MBA students dropping, business schools must get creative to survive and ultimately thrive. More...

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What to do about high college costs?

University Business Magazine logoThe student lending market has grown to more than $1 trillion in outstanding debt. By using data and expert interviews, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau gives context to consumers considering taking on student loans. More...

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Depression, anxiety affect over one-fourth of Wash.’s college students

University Business Magazine logoNearly one-third of Washington college students have experienced depression in the last year, and more than 10 percent have had thoughts of suicide, according to a new survey of young adults attending schools around the state. More...

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College of Wooster takes steps to improve diversity, inclusion following sit-in

University Business Magazine logoThe College of Wooster will commit more money to combating all forms of discrimination on campus, the school announced Wednesday in an email to alumni. More...

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BMW doubles down on tech apprentice program

University Business Magazine logoThe German automaker announced this morning that it is doubling the size of its apprentice mechanic program — dubbed "BMW Scholars" — and is adding a fourth technical college to its stable of academic partners. Greenwood's Piedmont Tech joins Tri-County Tech, Greenville Tech and Spartanburg Community College. More...

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W.V. Senate passes free community college bill, with conditions

University Business Magazine logoThe West Virginia Senate unanimously passed Tuesday a bill to make in-state community and technical colleges tuition free. More...

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Return of the MOOCs

University Business Magazine logoAbout five years ago, college presidents, software developers, and education reformers predicted that “massive open online courses,” or MOOCs, would spur a revolution in higher education and a new era of flexible, affordable learning. The New York Times’s Education Life declared 2012 the “Year of the MOOC,” with a cover feature. More...

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