25 mai 2017

Killing at University of Maryland probed as possible hate crime

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The FBI is investigating if race played a role in the murder of a black man by a white student on the campus of University of Maryland, College Park, one of the nation's largest universities. More...

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What community colleges do that universities don’t

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In tiny Watertown, South Dakota — in the middle of America — one community college is doing the unthinkable. Six months after graduation, 99% of students from Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI) are employed or continuing their education. More...

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Realigning, not closing

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. By taking steps to realign the LCTCS, the system aims to improve efficiency while also expanding access to programming and ensuring that programming is responsive to demand in each college’s service area. More...

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Students receiving text reminders to show up

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Incoming college students are melting every summer, and it has nothing to do with the heat. More...

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Feds seize guns of 8 Chinese students at University of Arizona

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In recent months, federal and state officials have cited at least eight Chinese students at the University of Arizona for fraudulently obtaining resident hunting licenses, and also seized from them a number of firearms obtained using those licenses. More...

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Trump and DeVos plan to reshape higher ed finance

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Budget documents obtained by The Washington Post show President Trump’s administration is proposing a raft of changes that could have significant impact on college students and graduates. More...

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DeVry University offers advanced manufacturing bootcamp

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. According to a recent study by the Career Advisory Board1, there is a general lack of technical proficiency among those entering the workforce. More...

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Trump’s expected choice for USDA science job lacks hard-science background

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Trump administration is planning to nominate Sam Clovis — the Department of Agriculture’s senior White House adviser — as head of USDA’s Research, Education and Economics division, according to individuals briefed on the decision. More...

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Read President Trump's Liberty University commencement speech

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Thank you very much. everybody. And congratulations to the class of 2017. That's some achievement. More...

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The Common Application to release landmark solutions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Citing its deep commitment to access, equity, and integrity, The Common Application, the leading college access platform, announced today that it will release a new application solution tailored to meet the needs of today's increasingly diverse transfer applicants and new analytics tools designed to enable colleges and universities to harness the power of data more effectively in managing admissions and enrollment. More...

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