24 septembre 2018

S.C. Technical Colleges to Grant 4-Year Manufacturing Degrees

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. South Carolina technical colleges received formal permission on Wednesday to offer bachelor's degrees in advanced manufacturing technology. More...

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Purdue Global Nondisclosure Agreement Gone

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Purdue Global faculty members will no longer be required to sign a contentious employee agreement that allowed the university to be arbiter of who owns rights to instructional materials. More...

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Protesting Kennesaw State Cheerleaders Don't Make Team

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Four Kennesaw State University cheerleaders who protested police brutality by kneeling during the playing of the national anthem at football games last season will not be on the squad this fall, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. A fifth will join the squad. More...

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Alumni of Hispanic Institutions Report Job Satisfaction

HomeBy Greg Toppo. A new survey of alumni at 12 Hispanic-serving institutions finds that they are slightly more likely than other college graduates to believe they have “the ideal job” and are doing interesting work. More...

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Purdue Global Demands Students Waive Right to Sue

HomeBy Greg Toppo. A liberal Washington think tank that used a public records request to pursue details about Purdue University Global has released details of a “policy guide” that reveal an unusual demand: the new public university forces students to arbitrate “all disputes, controversies, and claims” and to waive their right to a jury trial. More...

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Study: Children of Divorce Less Likely to Earn Degree

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Being a child of divorce nearly halves the likelihood that a young person will earn a bachelor’s or graduate degree compared to someone whose parents remain married, new research suggests. More...

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The Kids Are All White

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University of Maryland's counseling center is criticized for a flier advertising a support group for white students who want to learn about race. More...

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Turned Away for Being Gay

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A Christian university in Pennsylvania has refused to let a gay student who is just six credits short of his degree re-enroll after officials unearthed his sexuality. More...

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Ohio State Professors Condemn Domestic Violence

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Ohio State University professors in the University Senate released a statement Friday condemning domestic and sexual violence, a reference to the recent scandal involving the university's head football coach, Urban Meyer. More...

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Most Students Don't Eat Enough Fruits, Vegetables

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. About 63 percent of college students aren't eating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables every day, according to a new report by the American College Health Association. More...

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