30 mars 2018

MERLOT updated for better searchability

University Business Magazine logoMERLOT, the repository of open educational resources developed by the California State University system, has entered its third decade of operation with a new facelift. The project, as always, provides a gateway to OER. More...

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College students fight for funding to avoid tuition spikes

University Business Magazine logoCalifornia students skipped class again, Thursday.
This time, pushing lawmakers to fund higher education. More...

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A winning political issue hiding in plain sight

University Business Magazine logoIn Alabama’s recent special Senate election, the progressive group Priorities USA was looking for ways to lift African-American voter turnout. So Priorities tested several different advertisements, to see which ones made people want to vote. More...

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American women hold two-thirds of all student debt—here's why

University Business Magazine logoAmericans collectively hold almost 1.5 trillion in student debt, but some students are shouldering more of the burden than others. According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women hold roughly two-thirds of all student debt in the nation. More...

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IU Bloomington furthers commitment to helping talented low-income students

University Business Magazine logoIndiana University Bloomington has announced its participation in the nationwide American Talent Initiative, which focuses on helping academically talented low- and moderate-income students to access colleges and universities with high graduation rates. More...

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Oakton partners with LSG Sky Chefs for food safety

University Business Magazine logoOakton Community College’s Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development has recently partnered with the Des Plaines location of LSG Sky Chefs to provide food safety training for its employees, allowing them to earn certification through a two-day, on-site class. More...

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Bridgepoint Education, Inc. plans to separate from Ashford University

University Business Magazine logoBridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services, today announced it plans to separate from its academic institutions, Ashford University and University of the Rockies, and become an Online Program Management (OPM) company. More...

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Universities still mulling deal to restore budget cuts

University Business Magazine logoPublic colleges and universities in Missouri are not on board with a plan to stave off state spending cuts. More...

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Montana University System puts priority on Indian student success

University Business Magazine logoAmerican Indian student enrollment grew by more than 6 percent this school year, a trend that’s exciting for Montana University System leaders who have made it a priority to encourage more Native Americans to try college, stay in school and graduate. More...

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Countering perception of college students as intolerant to opposing views

University Business Magazine logoA new study of college students' attitudes toward free speech shows support for open learning environments that strike a balance between protecting free speech and promoting diversity and inclusion. More...

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