03 novembre 2018

College and coding boot camp find a way to team up

University Business Magazine logoCoding boot camps pitch themselves as a sure path to a lucrative job. Colleges say a liberal arts grounding is crucial to career success. More...

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Extending your reach to the non-traditional student

University Business Magazine logo"Post-traditional" has become the norm, not the anomaly. This paper offers insights and strategies on how institutions can better reach and support those students who haven’t followed the traditional path to college, but are still determined to achieve their educational goals. More...

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Michigan State’s untouchable board of trustees

University Business Magazine logoSince sexual-assault allegations against the sports doctor Larry Nassar became public, top administrators at Michigan State University have claimed they didn’t know—and could not have been reasonably expected to know—about the systematic abuse that took place on their campus for more than two decades. More...

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Don't underestimate the value of humanities

University Business Magazine logoThe students' conversation has stayed with me, in part because it fits into a larger, disconcerting narrative about the role of the humanities in higher education. In a time of dizzying technological achievement and of rapid scientific innovation, skeptics of the humanities may question the usefulness of studying Aristotle, the history of the Italian Renaissance or modern Chinese fiction. More...

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Online platform drives innovation by connecting Ohio’s research universities with industry

University Business Magazine logoA new online research portal will more efficiently deliver research and innovation opportunities to both industry and Ohio’s academic institutions, facilitating partnerships, expanding workforce and funding opportunities, and fostering economic development throughout the region. More...

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WVU bans five fraternities from campus for at least 10 years

University Business Magazine logoFive fraternities that intended to dissociate from West Virginia University have been banned from the school's campus for at least 10 years, according to a news release from the university. More...

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Abortion pill mandate for Calif. universities vetoed by Brown

University Business Magazine logoGov. Jerry Brown on Sunday vetoed a measure that would have required public university student health centers to provide abortion medication by no later than Jan. 1, 2022. More...

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UrbanFootprint launches offering for educators and researchers

University Business Magazine logoUrbanFootprint, a Berkeley-based urban planning software company, today announced a new offering, UrbanFootprint Academic, for use by educators, researchers, and students in undergraduate and graduate programs. More...

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W.V.’s Community & Technical Colleges: Engine of social and economic mobility

University Business Magazine logoToday’s 21st-century knowledge and technology-based economy demands skill development and credentials beyond the high school level. All of the literature seems to suggest that this trend will continue into the foreseeable future. More...

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Staying high-touch in a high-tech college world

University Business Magazine logoFor many of us, our enthusiastic embrace of the latest technological conveniences has moved from "shiny-new-thing" novelty to indispensable daily companion: a sure harbinger of the growing role artificial intelligence will play in our lives. More...

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