05 avril 2015

An Indiana Professor on the ‘Religious Freedom’ Law: ‘Students Are Appalled’

By Madeline Will. Even as Indiana’s governor calls for "a clarification" and "a fix" for the state’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act, higher education is bracing for the law’s fallout. More...

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Indiana College Presidents Speak Out Against ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

By Madeline Will. Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act has stoked national controversy and outrage since Gov. Mike Pence signed it into law, on Thursday. Meanwhile, for university leaders in the state, it’s become a public-relations nightmare. More...

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Study in the US: East versus West

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy Josie Gurney-Read. The Atlantic and Pacific coasts are home to some of North America’s most famous universities — but which is right for you. Read more...

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Reflections on community-university engagement

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Léo Charbonneau. Founding director of UBC’s Learning Exchange looks at lessons learned from reaching out to Canada’s poorest urban neighbourhood. More...

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To Balance Budgets, Governors Seek Higher Education Cuts

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "huffingtonpost logo"By Elaine S. Povich. Governors in nearly a half-dozen states want to cut state spending on colleges and universities to help close budget shortfalls, often sparking vehement opposition among state lawmakers of both parties.
Republican governors in Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana and Wisconsin and Connecticut’s Democratic governor have proposed higher education cuts for the coming fiscal year. More...

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Indiana presidents speak out against ‘religious freedom’ law

By Madeline Will, The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Indiana state government’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act has stoked national controversy and outrage since Governor Mike Pence signed it into law. Meanwhile, for university leaders in the state, it has become a public-relations nightmare. Read more...

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03 avril 2015

Le Canada durcit l'accueil des stagiaires étrangers

Mauvaise nouvelle pour les jeunes Français à la recherche d'un stage à l'étranger : la nouvelle réglementation du gouvernement fédéral concernant les demandes d'EIC (Expérience internationale Canada) aura « pour effet de limiter la venue de stagiaires » au Québec, estime le gouvernement de la province francophone. Voir l'article...

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02 avril 2015

Math TA seeks French PhD: OkCUPE unites crushes on picket line

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "macleans.ca"By . University of Toronto teaching assistants found solidarity in unusual ways—like a missed-connections network to help set people up with picket-line crushes.
The month-long strike by graduate students at the University of Toronto may be officially over, but many questions are left to be answered. Will binding arbitration leave grad students in a better position? Will teaching assistants get their minimum annual funding bumped up to $17,500. More...

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29 mars 2015

4 critical areas in higher education that get the least support

eCampus NewsBy - . According to new research, two-year minority-serving institutions (MSIs), which are tasked with educating students-in-need, are given the fewest resources. More...

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Report suggests how to boost number of S.C. college grads

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "thestate.com logo"By Andrew Shain. A new report suggests increasing the number of college graduates in South Carolina by boosting financial aid for lower- and middle-class students, offering rebates for graduates in high-demand fields and raising state funding to schools that hold down tuition. Read more...

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