06 novembre 2018

Extempore, the speaking practice app, saves teachers an average of 15 hours per assessment

University Business Magazine logoExtempore announces that year over year usage of its Speaking Practice platform has surged nearly 400 percent. More...

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Mob rule and the Tree of Life

University Business Magazine logoThere’s a particularly disturbing political ad running on WTOP radio these days, appearing often enough that the words really get into your head.  According to this ad, Democrats are “an unhinged angry mob of thugs” who promote all kinds of lawlessness and evil, described in extremely ugly and provocative language in the ad. More...

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It takes all of us to fight dangerous drinking on college campuses

University Business Magazine logoStudent deaths and other near tragedies from hazing and dangerous drinking sadly persist despite renewed attention across the country. As I reflect on the past year and look ahead to the future, I must pause to focus on the critical importance of partnership to the success of any national efforts to combat hazing and dangerous drinking in fraternity and sorority life. More...

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Public university governing boards oversee multibillion-dollar operations. They should start acting like it.

University Business Magazine logoThe governing boards of public universities have long provided political plums that governors and senior legislators love to hand out. But most state residents probably don’t know the oversight boards even exist until there’s a problem. More...

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Baylor launches $1.1B Give Light philanthropic campaign

University Business Magazine logoOn the eve of the University’s 109th anniversary Homecoming, Baylor University officially launched Give Light, a $1.1 billion comprehensive philanthropic campaign for the future of Baylor, during a celebration Nov. 1 on campus. More...

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This SLO teacher invited the Ku Klux Klan to campus. Here’s what happened next

University Business Magazine logoAs authorities investigate the deadly attack at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Americans are confronting our history of racism and hatred.
The American dream is as enduring as the second line of the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” More...

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Blackboard delivers continued innovation for flagship LMS

University Business Magazine logoBlackboard Inc. today announced new features and enhancements for Blackboard Learn with the Ultra experience. The company’s feature-rich, cloud-based learning management system is seeing strong momentum, as institutions experience the personalized, proactive, and intuitive user interface that Learn Ultra offers for learners and educators. More...

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Philander Smith College migrates to Jenzabar One Cloud Services in just two weeks

University Business Magazine logoJenzabar, a leading technology innovator in higher education serving the new student, today announced that long-time customer Philander Smith College successfully migrated its Jenzabar One software suite from an on-premise system to Jenzabar Cloud Services in just two weeks. More...

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Sunbolt to provide hurricane - impacted Puerto Rico University with six solar charging workstations

University Business Magazine logoThanks to a contract awarded to Sunbolt, students at Puerto Rico University, impacted by Hurricane Maria’s devastation of the island’s power grid, will now have the off – grid ability to charge their electronic devices, from phones to computers, from six solar charging workstations on the University’s campus. More...

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Rules for women-only grants changed after man’s discrimination charge at U. of Minn.

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Minnesota has changed the eligibility criteria for two women-only scholarships and is reviewing other awards in response to a complaint of anti-male discrimination. More...

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