29 septembre 2018

Why assault cases use low standards of evidence

University Business Magazine logoThe controversy of Title IX and college sexual assault proceedings is based on a sort of balancing act: Colleges and universities need to support and protect survivors of assault, but not to the point where it infringes on due process. More...

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Gale and Maine State Library partner

University Business Magazine logoMaine State Library has partnered with Gale, a Cengage company, to provide nearly 1,000 school, academic and public libraries throughout Maine with free access to Gale digital resources. More...

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Families unrealistic about college financing and risks, survey reveals

University Business Magazine logoThe 2018 College Confidence Index uncovered that 46% of parents and 52% of students admit they’re unfamiliar with their institution’s refund policy – and also estimate losing roughly $10,000 due to withdrawal. More...

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The ‘whitening’ of Asian-Americans

University Business Magazine logoOn Thursday, the U.S. Justice Department threw its support behind a group of Asian students suing Harvard for racially discriminating against them in admissions, writing in a legal filing that Harvard’s admissions process “significantly disadvantages Asian-American applicants compared to applicants of other racial groups.” The statement of interest, filed by the department’s civil-rights division, builds on a case against Harvard by Students for Fair Admissions, an organization that opposes race-based affirmative action. More...

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New website offers comparative shopping data for prospective Ill. students

University Business Magazine logoThe state is rolling out an ambitious new centralized data portal for prospective Illinois college students that compiles information on graduation rates, costs, student debt and, for the first time, potential career earnings of graduates of the state’s two- and four-year institutions. More...

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bitWise announces next generation adaptive eLearning platform

University Business Magazine logobitWise Academy, a venture-backed eLearning company that enables personalized and adaptive eLearning courses for students in schools and colleges, today unveiled its new artificial intelligence (AI) driven adaptive eLearning platform for STEM education. More...

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Stephens College lowers maximum tuition to make programs more attractive

University Business Magazine logoSome students who attend Stephens College next year will have lower tuition costs. More...

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How tough is it to transfer college credits in Texas?

University Business Magazine logoMany Texas students enroll in community colleges hoping to eventually transfer to a university, but only about 20 percent of them end up doing it. More...

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Colleges welcome first-year students by getting them thinking about jobs

University Business Magazine logoA small but growing number of colleges and universities, increasingly judged on graduates’ placement rates and job satisfaction, are beginning to advise students about careers before their classes even start. More...

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Arkansas Baptist College announces changes to leadership roles

University Business Magazine logoThe Board of Directors of Arkansas Baptist College formally announced two important changes at the College. More...

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