30 mars 2018

College of Business makes $150K investment from Student Managed Investment Fund

University Business Magazine logoThe College of Business at Louisiana Tech University recently made the initial investment of $150,000 from the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) on March 13. Managed by undergraduate finance students, the SMIF provides real-world experience in managing a long-term investment portfolio. More...

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Auburn University uses PFM’s Whitebirch

University Business Magazine logoWith colleges and universities constantly juggling multiple financial challenges, Auburn University has become the 100th user to turn to an innovative cloud-based platform for help -- PFM’s Whitebirch Multi-Year Planning Software (Whitebirch), a preeminent solution specifically built for comprehensive, higher education financial modeling. More...

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ED forgives $322M in loans to help HBCUs recover from hurricanes

University Business Magazine logoThe U.S. Education Department is granting full forgiveness of $322 million in loans made to four historically black colleges and universities that suffered damage after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck the Gulf Coast in 2005. More...

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Prof updates online statistical model that can help pick NCAA tourney winners

University Business Magazine logoThe NCAA Tournament committee announced its picks for the 2018 tournament yesterday, and all across the country fans are furiously filling out brackets based on skillful analysis, win-loss records and good old-fashioned guesswork. More...

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Higher education must innovate to serve modern learners

University Business Magazine logoWhile many factors contribute to the evolving student profile, a primary driver is the need to continually acquire new skills and knowledge in the digital economy. To do so, learners require much more flexible, accessible studies and diverse degree plans. More...

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In modern name game, many skills required

University Business Magazine logoIn this age of manufactured outrage we have today a lesson in how to do battle over controversial nicknames — and how not to. Let’s just say that in these never-ending wars it’s better to be a crusader. More...

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Targeting China, Trump threatens student visas. That would hit a big U.S. export

University Business Magazine logoThe Trump administration’s proposed crackdown on China’s trade practices could hit one sector where the U.S. runs a big trade surplus: higher education. More...

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Cooper Union announces plan to reinstate free tuition

University Business Magazine logoCooper Union, after ending its tuition-free status, now says it will return to full scholarships within 10 years. More...

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Using the language of competency to shift the hiring process

University Business Magazine logoThe current workforce is continuing to evolve at a dramatic pace and is on track to look significantly different in 2018 than it has in the past. As such, both working professionals and employers need to adapt their approaches to hiring, and getting hired. More...

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DePauw’s commitment guarantees outcomes for 100 percent of graduates

University Business Magazine logoDePauw University has announced the DePauw Gold Commitment, an innovative endorsement of its liberal arts education, and sealed it with a pledge guaranteeing each student a successful launch following graduation. More...

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