27 mai 2018

Metaphors that illuminate the work of leaders

University Business Magazine logoWhy are metaphors useful? Language is central to our humanity, and the language we use defines how we see ourselves, others and the world. If we see arguments as war we respond very differently than if we see them as dance. More...

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The case for the engaged university

University Business Magazine logoLet’s face it—running any department at a university, college, or other higher education institution brings unexpected twists and turns each day. This is especially true when it comes to managing the workforce, which is typically a diverse group of employees including hourly and part-time workers, student workers, employees with varied native languages, and more. More...

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Keeping Hope alive and well

University Business Magazine logoWhen we first learned of Hope International University’s (HIU) strategic partnership with Nebraska Christian College (NCC), we were skeptical to say the least. Indeed, we can well imagine that some folks within and beyond the HIU and NCC communities thought that the proposed transaction was misguided. More...

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Higher ed experiencing a boom in huddle rooms

University Business Magazine logoWhether you call them huddle rooms, breakout rooms or collaboration rooms, small group spaces cropping up in various campus buildings are changing the way academic facilities are used. More...

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When I admitted I was HIV positive, my fellow academics excluded me

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAfter disclosing my diagnosis, colleagues called me ‘reckless’ and cut off contact. I felt stigmatised and alone. More...

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Brexit, waiting times, funding: Generation Z on threats to the NHS

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianStudents engaged with the health service discuss what can be done to ensure it survives and thrives. More...

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'Handmaidens no more': what is the future for nursing?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianNurses were once seen as bedside helpers – now, they perform a complex variety of medical roles vital to the NHS. More...

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Bristol University faces growing anger after student suicides

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIt is exam season at the University of Bristol. Midweek the campus is quiet. Students emerge periodically from exam halls chatting with their friends. More...

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How to revise like a University Challenge winner

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFrom using flashcards to cramming with purpose, the 2018 champions share their study tips. More...

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Oxford, elitism and how to really tackle diversity

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianReaders respond to a report that showed one in four Oxford colleges failed to admit a single black British student each year between 2015 and 2017. More...

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