30 septembre 2018

Construction begins on $133M revamp of chemistry building

University Business Magazine logoBy the time they graduate, more than half of the students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will have taken a chemistry course, a demonstration of the central role chemistry plays in preparing students for their careers. More...

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U. of Minn. child care program staying open

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Minnesota will keep a popular university-run child care program open, after announcing earlier this year that it would close. More...

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Making campus diversity real — starting in kindergarten

University Business Magazine logoAmong the most important issues in U.S. higher education right now is the lack of diversity in student and faculty populations. More...

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Rice announces free tuition for middle income undergrad students

University Business Magazine logoRice University officials announced Tuesday they will provide full tuition scholarships to undergraduate domestic students from low- and middle-income backgrounds starting in the fall of 2019, the latest effort by a major university to respond to rising concerns about soaring higher-education costs and burdensome student debt. More...

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4 ways colleges are upgrading classroom acoustics

University Business Magazine logoSound advice: Do not let acoustic problems linger, recognize that smart classrooms have different acoustic needs, ensure acoustics is considered from the start and be proactive. More...

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Cal State Northridge students rally to protect cross-cultural courses

University Business Magazine logoCal State Northridge senior Angelo Mutia is a straight man who admits he’s used a slur to describe gay men. He’s joked about transgender people. He’s dismissed as “ridiculous” any gender identities besides male and female. More...

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Buck Institute for Education is seeking applications

University Business Magazine logoThe Buck Institute for Education is accepting applications from colleges and universities through November 30, 2018, for the Out of the Gate project, a grant-funded project to prepare preservice educators to teach using Project Based Learning (PBL). More...

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The college campus's cult of fragility

University Business Magazine logoThe beginning of another academic year brings the certainty of campus episodes illustrating what Daniel Patrick Moynihan, distinguished professor and venerated politician, called "the leakage of reality from American life." Colleges and universities are increasingly susceptible to intellectual fads and political hysteria, partly because the institutions employ so many people whose talents, such as they are, are extraneous to the institutions' core mission: scholarship. More...

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UC commits to 100 percent clean energy by 2025

University Business Magazine logoThe University of California is committing to using only clean and renewable energy at all of its 10 campuses and five medical centers by 2025, university officials announced today. More...

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Blockchain arrives on college campuses

University Business Magazine logoOn a clear, warm night earlier this year, several dozen University of California, Berkeley students folded themselves into gray chairs for a three-hour class on how to think like blockchain entrepreneurs. More...

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