24 août 2018

Data shows a surprising campus free speech problem

University Business Magazine logoThe American college campus, we are led to believe, is a dangerous place: If you say what you really think, particularly as a conservative, a mob of young social justice warriors will come for your faculty position or invitation to speak on campus. More...

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To fill desperately-needed cybersecurity jobs, NDSU brings in the youth

University Business Magazine logoAs technology advances at warp speed, the need for employees in cybersecurity has reached critical levels. So, the next best thing for the future is to start exposing students early to a career in information technology. More...

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N.J. colleges trying to reverse ‘summer melt’ of students

University Business Magazine logoStockton University has received acceptance deposits of $250 from about 1,725 high school graduates who say they plan to enroll in the Atlantic County institution as freshmen for the 2018-2019 academic year. More...

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S.C. has some of the highest student debt in the country, no matter how you count it

University Business Magazine logoDoes South Carolina have the highest amount of student debt in the country, as one study says? Or is it 14th, according to a WalletHub study released Wednesday. More...

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Shepherd University outsources dining services in 10-year deal

University Business Magazine logoShepherd officials said this week that the school has contracted with Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services to operate five campus dining facilities and concessions at athletic events, as well as provide campuswide catering and food for conferences, beginning this fall. More...

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Students finally have an alternative to buying traditional, high-priced textbooks and course materials

University Business Magazine logoAs millions of college students head back to campus this month, they’ll embark on what’s become a dreaded, semi-annual ritual: buying textbooks and course materials. More...

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A-level results raise policy questions – but first let's celebrate achievement

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianDespite the upheaval of the redesigned qualifications, many trends persist. More...

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Big up Stormzy. But Oxbridge must do more for black students

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe star’s scholarships are welcome, but the top universities need to engage and support more BAME young people. More...

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I managed to become a doctor, despite my devastating A-level results

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAfter missing the grades I needed for medical school, I found another way to realise my dream. More...

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The Guardian view on higher education: more egalitarianism please

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe UK government’s review into post-18 education must recognise that it is clearly a good that would benefit society if more widely available. More...

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