25 mai 2017

The expectations gap

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Three quarters of American believe it is easier to be successful with a college degree than without. What is more, nearly three out of four (71 percent) believe higher education is primarily a social good or both a social good and a private benefit. More...

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Betsy DeVos booed at historically black college

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced an unwelcome reception Wednesday as she delivered the commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman University, a historically black college in Daytona Beach, Florida. More...

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Veterans aren't as hard to serve as we say

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Conventional wisdom says veterans don’t graduate at rates as high as their non-veteran peers. And much of the conversation about student veterans centers on the need to solve that problem, whether it is condemning certain institutions that don’t offer the proper supports or discussing what additional services would help make veterans successful. More...

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Yale program partners with app to promote mindfulness

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Studies increasingly indicate that teaching students approaches to mindfulness offer positive results for students. More...

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Controversy surrounding community college continues

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Just days before the election, two more groups are weighing in on a controversial proposal to turn Eastern Idaho Technical College in Idaho Falls into a community college. More...

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U. of Alabama using technology to detect gunfire on campus

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The University of Alabama and the city of Tuscaloosa are implementing a new technology that notifies police in the campus area within seconds if gunfire is heard nearby. More...

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How crucial are historically black colleges? Look who’s graduated from them

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. From Thurgood Marshall to Oprah Winfrey, the nation’s historically black colleges and universities have educated generations of African American pioneers and professionals — doctors, lawyers, scientists, ministers, writers and thinkers. The most famous graduate of a historically black college, slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., has a monument on the Mall and a federal holiday to celebrate his birthday. More...

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At commencement, it's a no-Trump zone on most campuses

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Caution: If you attend a campus commencement address this spring, you could be entering a no-Trump zone. More...

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Can the middle class afford college?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The beginning of May was the deadline for the last of high-school seniors to make their final decision about where they’re going to college next fall. More...

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Education cuts wrong, unnecessary

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. As our state lawmakers move toward a final budget, it appears Florida colleges and the hundreds of thousands of students they represent are not a priority this year. More...

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