06 novembre 2018

Utah Valley U. paid $45,000 to settle former Title IX director’s whistleblower lawsuit

University Business Magazine logoUtah Valley University paid $45,000 to its former Title IX director who filed a lawsuit against the school earlier this year. More...

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How Americans feel about affirmative action in higher education

University Business Magazine logoThe Harvard trial wraps up on Friday. And for the last three weeks, the group Students for Fair Admissions has argued that the Ivy League school discriminates against its Asian-American applicants. More...

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University of St. Thomas cancels classes to address racism

University Business Magazine logoThe University of St. Thomas is taking action after a racist message was recently written on a student's door. More...

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Middlebury grapples with student pressure to divest from fossil fuels

University Business Magazine logoThe faculty of Middlebury College will vote on Friday on whether to support a student referendum calling for the Vermont school to divest investments in the fossil fuel industry from its more than $1.1 billion endowment. More...

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Siemens and UCF to establish Big Data collaboration

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Central Florida and Siemens unveiled a new collaboration around smart infrastructure that builds on a more than 30-year relationship. The expanded partnership is aimed at improving the performance and efficiency of buildings and the energy grid by harnessing the power of data. More...

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More than office hours: Higher ed faculty, staff asked to house students

University Business Magazine logoThis summer, when the University of California, Santa Cruz had a few hundred students on a housing waitlist and the coastal community faced housing pressures reducing vacancies and pushing up costs, administrators asked faculty and staff to consider renting rooms to students. More...

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Sonic Foundry showcases latest Mediasite innovations at EDUCAUSE 2018

University Business Magazine logoSonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions, today announces the newest release of Mediasite Video Platform, designed with the most engaging and collaborative video solutions to support active and micro learning in any classroom. More...

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Portfolium extends ePortfolio partnership with Cal State University System

University Business Magazine logoPortfolium, the leading Student Success Network, announced today that they're extending their partnership with the California State University (CSU) system for an additional three years, keeping Portfolium as the provider of its ePortfolio network to CSU's 484K students and 3.6M alumni from all 23 CSU campuses. More...

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Where support for college students is ‘high-tech, high-touch’

University Business Magazine logoFlorida is one of 35 states that tie college funding to graduation rates. But a new study, “The Pell Divide,” finds a difference in graduation rates between students who receive funding assistance from Pell Grants and those who don’t. Hari Sreenivasan reports on a Florida university that's using predictive analytics to identify students likely to struggle, so they can receive the support they need. More...

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As humanities majors decline, colleges try to hype up their programs

University Business Magazine logoMany colleges have become cheerleaders for their own humanities programs, launching promotional campaigns to make them more appealing to students. More...

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