16 janvier 2018

Death on a River

By Oronte. Maybe I was 13 when I first read James Dickey’s Deliverance. I know I was headed south on a bus after a stay with my sister, whose home was a little heaven of comforts and attention that I dreaded leaving. My brother-in law gave me his paperback copy as consolation and to occupy me on the eternity of stops. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:06 - - Permalien [#]

Why Should Women in Grad School Lean In to Cardiovascular Health?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPWomen are told to lean in when it comes to capturing leadership roles, especially in STEM fields where gender disparities are even wider than they are in the humanities. However, it is becoming clear that women in academia should also lean in on matters related to their cardiovascular health. Although we usually hear about cardiovascular disease as it relates to men, after menopause and the accompanying loss of estrogen, the rates of this disease actually climb in women and surpass rates in men. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:06 - - Permalien [#]

Malaysia’s International Education by 2020 and Beyond

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/globalhighered.jpgBy Kris Olds. This entry is based on recent work in ASEAN and South Pacific Island States, specifically to address confusion between international education and the internationalization of education. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 21:51 - - Permalien [#]

Which Problem Are We Trying to Solve?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Conflicting demands on high schools and high school students.
I’m living this one personally. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 21:49 - - Permalien [#]

Bezos Gives $33 Million for Scholarships for Dreamers

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, made a $33 million gift to the TheDream.US for college scholarships for immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, known as Dreamers. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 21:30 - - Permalien [#]

Government Resumes Processing DACA Renewals

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. In response to a court order, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has resumed processing applications for renewals under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which grants certain undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children authorization to work and protection against deportation. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 21:27 - - Permalien [#]

Appel à projets du Conseil régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur sur la promotion de l'égalité professionnelle

carif espace-compétencesLe Conseil régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur vient de faire paraître un appel à projets relatif à la promotion de l'égalité professionnelle entre hommes et femmes, dans le cadre du Contrat de Plan État-Région (Années 2015 à 2020, mesure 2. Axe II).
Les objectifs prioritaires visés sont les suivants :
- Améliorer le taux d'emploi des femmes, en favorisant leur accès facilité à l'entreprenariat ou l'accès à l`emploi salarié ;
- Diminuer les inégalités salariales souvent liées aux temps partiels, aux secteurs d`activité et à la dynamique des carrières ;
- Renforcer la mixité femme/homme des emplois, pour améliorer la performance économique des entreprises, élargir les choix professionnels et apporter des solutions aux entreprises en termes de recrutement, notamment dans les métiers en tension ;
- Accompagner l`évolution des carrières, par l`accès à la formation ;
- Lutter contre les stéréotypes de genre, en développant la sensibilisation en matière d`égalité professionnelle de nos partenaires et des publics.

La date limite de cet appel à projets est fixée au 1er mars 2018
Des informations détaillées sur les modalités de réponse à cet avis sont disponibles sur le site Internet du Conseil régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Découvrez toutes les possibilités de vous informer grâce au CARIF Espace Compétences !

Posté par pcassuto à 21:19 - - Permalien [#]

Setting Limits on Academic Outsourcing

HomeBy Doug Lederman. As more colleges have embraced online learning to (among other things) expand their enrollments at a time when their traditional pools of potential students are shrinking, conflicts with faculty members over who controls the curriculum have grown, too. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 19:17 - - Permalien [#]

Debt-Collection Contracts Awarded to 2 Companies

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Department of Education last week said in a court filing that it had awarded contracts to collect on defaulted student loans to two firms, Performant Recovery Inc. and Windham Professionals. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 19:15 - - Permalien [#]

Transfer Under One Roof

HomeBy Paul Fain. While policy makers push vocational education as an alternative to the bachelor’s degree, Utah Valley University does both as a dual-role community college and university that enrolls 37,000 students. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 19:12 - - Permalien [#]