22 août 2019

Study Recommends Larger State Investment Into Prison Education

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. A study from the National Conference of State Legislatures concluded investing in prison postsecondary education has benefits to reduce recidivism, thus benefiting a state's workforce and economy. More...

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'Shocking' Cut May Force Layoffs for Alaska's Universities

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Governor's slashing of state funds has University of Alaska preparing for inevitable cost-cutting measures and faculty fearing declaration of financial exigency could enable dismissal of tenured professors. More...

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Slow Going on Faculty Diversity

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Study finds colleges have made little progress on faculty diversity, particularly at research-intensive universities, despite more conversations about race and inclusion. More...

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USC to Pay $50 Million to Settle Legal Dispute

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Southern California will pay a large settlement to UC San Diego after a lawsuit alleging an Alzheimer's researcher illegally planned to take employees, data and research funding to USC. More...

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Texas Tech to Open Veterinary School

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Texas Tech University will begin work on a School of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo thanks to funding appropriated by the state government as well as private support. More...

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College Essay Grader Shares Excerpts Depicting Immigrants

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. The excerpts depicted the difficulties the writers faced being undocumented immigrants in America, including a story about one applicant's mother fearing being separated from her daughter at the border. More...

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4-Way Collaboration in Colorado Springs

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. A diverse group of colleges in Colorado Springs crosses sectors by teaming up to form a student consulting firm with a local focus. More...

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Increasing Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Awareness

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Colleges and universities have started using unique approaches to raise awareness among students of cybersecurity threats. More...

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Survey: Nearly Half of Students Distracted by Technology

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. A recent study analyzed the perspectives of both students and instructors in regards to use of technology in the classroom setting. More...

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Blowback

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. An Indiana University lecturer is facing social media backlash after accusations she verbally abused a mentally disabled employee at a local McDonald's. More...

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