09 mai 2018

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

University Business Magazine logoThe eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania. More...

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State support for colleges declines as student diversity grows

University Business Magazine logoJust about every investment priority of state governments took a hit at the beginning of the last decade thanks to the Great Recession, which drained revenues while placing stress on safety-net programs. More...

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Salem College apologizes publicly for owning slaves

University Business Magazine logoSalem Academy and College apologized Thursday for its role in slavery, saying the college owned slaves who worked on campus as housekeepers and in other roles. More...

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Old frustrations, potential new solution for out of state enrollment

University Business Magazine logoAbout one third of the students there are from out of state. That’s the highest percentage of out-of-state students in Virginia. More...

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FAMU teams up with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

University Business Magazine logoFlorida A&M University (FAMU) has joined forces with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to increase the number of teens attending college by helping alleviate financial barriers for its members. More...

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U. of Mich. disputes its own auditors who probed endowment

University Business Magazine logoOn Feb. 19, the Detroit Free Press asked the University of Michigan about an unpublished internal audit that had started in 2014. Auditors had been authorized to evaluate the university's investment office controlling a then-nearly $10 billion endowment, U-M's largest asset. More...

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How to ignite social impact entrepreneurs in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoHow do we inspire and support the next generation of social impact entrepreneurs? What can our higher education institutions do to prepare students for entrepreneurial success? We are all familiar with companies born out of dorm rooms that have revolutionized our world. Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Reddit, Snapchat, AirBNB, Warby Parker, Bombas Socks and many other game-changers were created by college students to address a societal need or problem with limited capital investment. More...

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Brown to address meal plan, textbook costs for highest-need students

University Business Magazine logoIn the 10 years since Brown University eliminated parent contributions toward tuition for undergraduates from families with incomes below $60,000, the number of these students at Brown has increased by more than 200 percent. More...

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University of Houston taps CDTi Advanced Materials

University Business Magazine logoCDTi Advanced Materials, Inc., (Nasdaq:CDTI) ("CDTi" or "the Company"), a leader in advanced emission control technology, announced it is partnering with a consortium led by University of Houston (Houston, Texas) on a Department of Energy (DOE) grant. More...

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Appropriators take a deeper look at apprenticeships

University Business Magazine logoAs apprenticeships appear to gain steam as a job-training model, House appropriators want to ensure that there are accountability parameters for apprenticeship programs that could be eligible for federal funding. More...

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