29 novembre 2018

Cash Cows No Longer

HomeBy Greg Toppo. As states compete for a shrinking group of freshmen, historic out-of-state tuition premiums may no longer be a sure source of income for state higher ed systems. More...

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Connecting Data Science to ‘Almost Every Domain of Inquiry’

HomeBy Greg Toppo. As reach of big data and AI grows, UC Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveil plans for major expansions. More...

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Did Rice Scholar Assist in Banned Research?

HomeBy Greg Toppo. University to investigate whether a physics and bioengineering professor was involved in a banned genome-editing procedure that allegedly produced the world's first genetically edited babies. More...

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Rowan Relents on Sports Bras

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Rowan University clarified its long-standing verbal policy that required all athletes to wear shirts during practice after a viral article bashed the university for prohibiting female athletes from wearing only sports bras during workouts. More...

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Another University Sells an Art Masterpiece

HomeBy Emma Whitford. A painting in the Stefan Zweig Collection at the State University of New York at Fredonia is up for auction today amid some faculty pushback. More...

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J-School Leaders Say It's Time to Speak Out

HomeBy Emma Whitford. After remaining fairly silent about Trump's repeated attacks on the press, journalism school leaders are starting to speak up. More...

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College Closures Due to Poor Air Quality

HomeBy Emma Whitford. While two wildfires continue to blaze in California, colleges have canceled classes and events to protect students from unsafe air quality in parts of the state, which, according to the pollution monitoring organization PurpleAir, is among the worst in the world. More...

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Judge Requires Eastern Michigan to Restore Women's Tennis

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Eastern Michigan University has hired a new coach and will reinstate its women’s tennis team after a judge ruled that cutting the team violated Title IX, the federal law that prohibits gender discrimination, the Detroit Free Press reported. More...

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VA Officials Say Delays Won't Harm Veterans

HomeBy Emma Whitford. At a House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing Thursday, VA officials claimed that student veterans could expect on-time payments during the spring semester after long delays in the fall have caused many to receive no or lesser housing benefit payments. More...

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Michelle Obama on Princeton

HomeBy Emma Whitford. After years of avoiding public comment about her college years, the former first lady uses autobiography to describe what it was like to be a working-class black student at an elite, predominantly white campus. More...

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