09 mai 2018

Miami Dade College inks partnership to build state-of-the-art cyber range

University Business Magazine logoMiami Dade College (MDC), the institution of higher education with the largest undergraduate enrollment in the United States, and Cyberbit Ltd., a world leading provider of cybersecurity simulation and IT/OT detection and response platforms, have collaborated to open the MDC Cyber Range training facility, a hands-on cybersecurity training center that will provide simulation training for cybersecurity professionals in protecting national assets and infrastructure against cyberattacks. More...

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Managing student workers more effectively

University Business Magazine logoMany student employees are working multiple jobs in different departments on campus. Are they being paid from the right account? Are they working within the maximum hours allowed? Are sudden open shifts difficult to track or fill. More...

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SUNY Chancellor looks for balance between two, four-year campuses

University Business Magazine logoWith enrollment lagging at many upstate community colleges, but growing at four-year campuses, State University of New York Chancellor Kristina Johnson said officials are looking to even things out, in part by making it easier for students to transfer from two to four-year schools. More...

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US university revokes scholarships after going over budget

University Business Magazine logoAdmissions experts have criticised a US university’s decision to revoke scholarships after it inadvertently offered more funding than it had budgeted for. More...

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Why Bill and Melinda Gates put 20,000 students through college

University Business Magazine logoAmerica, built on the dream of upward mobility, has become a country of deepening divide between rich and poor. The surest way to narrow the wealth gap is to earn a college degree. Now major universities like Princeton are working to lower the price of admission through a new kind of affirmative action, not based on race, but on low-income status. It began with two of America's wealthiest parents, Bill and Melinda Gates. More...

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Texas higher ed. institutions are working to bridge gap between high school and college

University Business Magazine logoAmarillo College along with West Texas A&M University are working to help ease the transition between high school and college. Recent studies show students from rural areas are less likely to attend college in comparison to their suburban counterparts. More...

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Innovative, new partnership leads University of North Texas to build Frisco campus

University Business Magazine logoIt’s official. The ‘eagle has landed’ in Frisco, giving new meaning to the phrase. Unanimous approval of a new ‘public-public’ partnership between the City of Frisco, its Frisco Economic and Community Development Corporations and the University of North Texas (UNT) makes way for what will ultimately be a branch campus to serve at least 5,000 students, providing higher education and research opportunities for future generations. More...

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Take survey on interactive kiosks on campus

University Business Magazine logoPlease take a quick survey on the use of interactive kiosks on your campus, including where they are located and what they’re used for: https://goo.gl/forms/Pxcg9pCjEX82rU1K3. More...

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Republic Airline adds three universities as pilot development program partners

University Business Magazine logoRepublic Airline inked three collegiate partnership agreements for pilot development and career progression this month with Kansas State University Polytechnic, Rocky Mountain College and University of Dubuque. More...

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An unsustainable model? Not to these donors doubling down on residential colleges

University Business Magazine logoWith the American higher education system besieged by rising costs, escalating tuition, and a metastasizing student loan crisis, many experts are arguing for more affordable and accessible approaches to post-secondary education. More...

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