21 avril 2018

Denmark Tech Struggles to Hang On

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Historically black technical college in South Carolina may close due to sharp enrollment drops, raising questions about whether it receives adequate support and concerns about the hole it might leave. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:58 - - Permalien [#]


Attainment Increases With Nondegree Credentials

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new report from the Institute of Education Sciences points out that focusing on postsecondary degrees alone excludes a significant section of the labor market. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:57 - - Permalien [#]

Community College Debaters Win National Championship

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. For the first time in 25 years, students from a community college took home the National Collegiate Debate Championship trophy. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:56 - - Permalien [#]

Bucking the Trend

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Strayer restarts its campus expansion amid growing enrollment, federal deregulation and increased demand for skilled workers. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:53 - - Permalien [#]

Report: Chinese Communist Party Cells Pop Up at U.S. Universities

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Groups of visiting Chinese students and scholars have formed Chinese Communist Party cells at U.S. universities in what seems to be part of a broader strategy by the party to increase ideological monitoring and control, Foreign Policy reported. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:37 - - Permalien [#]


Battery Conviction in Saudi Student's Death

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Minneapolis man was acquitted of murder but convicted of aggravated battery in the October 2016 death of a Saudi Arabian student at the University of Wisconsin Stout, the Associated Press reported. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:37 - - Permalien [#]

Swedish University Ordered to Refund Tuition Over Quality Concerns

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Swedish university was ordered by the country’s Supreme Court to refund tuition fees to an American student who dropped a program due to low-quality teaching, The Local reported. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:35 - - Permalien [#]

Hungarian Academics Called ‘Mercenaries’ for Soros

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A pro-government magazine in Hungary published a list of more than 200 people – including academics, journalists and representatives of nongovernmental organizations -- who it said were likely among what Prime Minister Victor Orbán has described as a group of “mercenaries” allegedly hired by the billionaire philanthropist George Soros to overthrow the government, The Washington Post reported. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:34 - - Permalien [#]

Congressional Hearing Focuses on Espionage

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A congressional hearing Wednesday focused on the vulnerability of U.S. academic institutions to foreign espionage activities and intellectual property theft. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:33 - - Permalien [#]

U.S.-Korea Institute to Close After Alleged Meddling

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The chairman of the U.S. Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies said the South Korean government withdrew funding from the institute after it rejected what he described as “utterly inappropriate meddling” in the institute’s academic affairs, the Associated Press reported. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:31 - - Permalien [#]