27 novembre 2018

Cornell Officials Condemn Swastika Incidents

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Three incidents in which swastikas were discovered on the Cornell University campus in recent days have upset many there. Two were in dormitories and one was carved into snow. More...

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Bordeaux : un Carrefour de l'emploi le 4 décembre prochain

Aquitaine Cap MétiersBordeaux Métropole, la ville de Bordeaux et Carrefours pour l'emploi organisent un salon de recrutement, mardi 4 décembre de 10h à 17h, en présence de 200 recruteurs qui proposent près de 1 500 offres d'emploi et de formation. Plus...

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Why Democrats Aren't Pushing Free College

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. An article in The Wall Street Journal considers why Democratic politicians are putting less emphasis these days on free-college plans. The article notes that a majority of Democratic voters (but not Republican voters) favor free college. More...

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Racist Robocalls Hit Montana State Billings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. About 40 faculty and staff members at Montana State University Billings received recorded racist phone calls on Thanksgiving Day, The Billings Gazette reported. More...

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Why Remind Poor Students That They Are Poor?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Trinity in Connecticut now offers Pell-eligible students four years of institutional aid based on a single application. More...

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The Box Is Alive and Well at Many Institutions

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Debate at Princeton illustrates challenges that remain for movement to end admissions questions on criminal history. More...

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Hopkins Still Figuring Out Its Post-Gift Recruiting Strategy

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A week ago, Michael Bloomberg announced the largest gift in the history of American higher education: $1.8 billion to allow Johns Hopkins University be need-blind "forever." The university has been operating admissions need-blind -- admitting students without regard to financial need -- but had never committed to such a policy. More...

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‘Research Universities and the Public Good’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Author discusses his new book defending research universities in an environment where their value is questioned by politicians and pundits. More...

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Journal Retracts 29 Articles, Explaining Little

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The journal IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility took the unusual step Tuesday of announcing that it was retracting 29 articles that had been published in the last two years. More...

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Seattle U Law School Suspends ICE Externship

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The law school at Seattle University has suspended an externship option for students with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, The Seattle Times reported. More...

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