24 juin 2018

Putting the pieces in place: Launching a competency-based program

University Business Magazine logoDemand for competency-based education is growing nationwide, as employers and students are looking for more concrete mechanisms to earn and display specific skills and capabilities. More...

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Colleges welcome Latino students

University Business Magazine logoLatino students complete degrees at lower rates than other ethnic groups—and are more likely to still be enrolled after six years. Higher ed institutions are developing supports as a result. More...

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Tech to use eye-tracking technology in concussion protocol

University Business Magazine logoGeorgia Tech will begin using an eye-tracking technology as part of its concussion management program. The company, SyncThink, made the announcement Monday. More...

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Fairmont State partners with Aladdin

University Business Magazine logoWith a goal of broadening student dining experiences for residential and commuter students, Fairmont State University has awarded Aladdin a five-year contract for food and beverage services with the option of five additional one-year contract renewals. More...

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Signs of life for the Perkins Act?

University Business Magazine logoAs with the Higher Education Act (HEA), Congress is past due in reauthorizing the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Unlike HEA, the Perkins Act is relatively straightforward, and as both bills came due for reauthorization, many viewed the Perkins reauthorization as the one to be completed expeditiously. More...

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U. of Va. embraces augmented reality technology with new mobile feature

University Business Magazine logoWhile universal adoption of mobile-friendly technology among alumni associations lags behind other industries, University of Virginia’s new mobile app feature looks to reshape how schools spark alumni participation and engagement. Through augmented reality technology, the feature allows alumni to take a video or picture with a 3-D hologram of the university’s mascot, the Cav Man. More...

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Back-to-school boot camp

University Business Magazine logoGoing straight from battlefields and barracks to a college classroom isn't always a smooth transition. For many veterans, it's been years since they set foot in a lecture hall, took a test or joined an extracurricular activity. More...

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SIU Carbondale, Rend Lake College to offer joint criminal justice program

University Business Magazine logoRend Lake College and Southern Illinois University Carbondale have established a joint criminal justice program that will allow students to transfer smoothly to the university as juniors after completing their associate’s degrees. More...

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Higher ed fuels donations

University Business Magazine logoMost institutions have barely scratched the surface of the latest innovations in mobile fundraising. Here are key actions recommended by those who are making headway. More...

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U. of Mich. files response to free speech lawsuit

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Michigan filed a response Friday to a lawsuit claiming its policies hinder free speech. More...

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