25 octobre 2017

Rosalind Franklin University breaks ground on new science park

University Business LogoRosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science celebrated the impending construction of its new Innovation and Research Park with a ceremonial groundbreaking on Sept. 8 attended by state and local officials, life science industry partners, and university faculty, alumni and supporters. More...

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The early decision racket, redux

University Business LogoTo take your mind off politics, at least politics of the national-election variety, let’s take a look back on some of the oddities of the American college-admissions process, for which millions of families are gearing up right now. More...

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Trump should not repeal DACA

University Business LogoAs the president of one of America’s leading technical universities — an institution built on intellectual excellence, a meritocratic openness to talent, and a long tradition of national service — I believe repealing DACA would be a mistake. More...

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Carnegie Mellon leads the way with allergen-friendly eating

University Business LogoFrom making new friends to exploring new activities and figuring out what you’re really passionate about, college is one of the most exciting times of your life — especially at Carnegie Mellon. More...

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Here's what two big college systems think of the end of DACA

University Business LogoThis week, President Trump finally made good on his campaign promise to end DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. This 2012 administrative program implemented by President Obama, has allowed about 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children to remain in the country.
They're known as "DREAMers," after a proposed law that never passed. More...

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DeVos to revamp Title IX guidance on sex assaults on college campus

University Business LogoSaying the Obama administration “weaponized” the U.S. Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights to work against students and schools, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday said she would replace the current approach to addressing sexual misconduct on college campuses with “a workable, effective and fair system” that more explicitly takes into account the rights of the accused. More...

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After Charlottesville, colleges vow to do something. But what?

University Business LogoSeven days after hundreds of white nationalists paraded tiki torches through the University of Virginia campus, Shaun R. Harper, an expert on race and education, stood before the school’s faculty and asked who had been disgusted by the white supremacy on display. More...

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New ACT scores show huge achievement gaps

University Business LogoNew results from the nation’s most widely used college admission test highlight in detailed fashion the persistent achievement gaps between students who face disadvantages and those who don’t. More...

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Among 'Dreamers,' dismay and anger over Trump's decision

University Business LogoThe 26-year-old Los Angeles paralegal assistant, one of America’s 800,000-strong “Dreamers” in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, came to the United States with her parents when she was 5. Her life has been here. More...

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American colleges say they'll fight for Dreamers after Trump's decision

University Business LogoAs the president of LaGuardia Community College, Gail Mellow spent years encouraging the hundreds of undocumented students on her school’s Queens campus to sign up for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. More...

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