01 août 2017

Students to evaluate designs in NASA's astronaut training pool

University Business LogoThirty-one student teams from across the country will test their designs in simulated microgravity this year as part of NASA's Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (Micro-g NExT) activity. More...

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How Trump's budget would affect low-income students, HBCUs

University Business LogoPresident Trump’s proposed budget would cut financial aid funding for thousands of low-income college students, particularly those attending a historically black university, according to various analyses of the plan. More...

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Why one university requires all freshmen to take a coding course

University Business LogoWe're all accustomed to the typical assortment of core classes at universities: math, language, English 101. While the "real-world value" of core classes is often debated, one university is introducing a core class requirement that undoubtedly adds value to graduates' post-college portfolios—a coding course. More...

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Community colleges facing challenges as students decrease

University Business LogoTwo more years of high school, for those who couldn't hack it at a regular university, or a cheap way to pick up some basic college classes. More...

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Dude ranch

University Business LogoIt’s easy to see Deep Springs College — a tiny, highly selective two-year liberal arts institution just outside Death Valley — as a bastion of tradition. The school was founded in 1917 by electricity tycoon L.L. Nunn to create service-oriented leaders, and in many ways it can seem like a finishing school for intellectual cowboys. More...

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Governors ask Congress to prioritize education, workforce development

University Business LogoFederal support for education and workforce training should continue, and in negotiations for the coming year’s budget Congress should ensure funding to make the Every Student Succeeds Act and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act successful, according to a letter from the National Governors Association. More...

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College teaches veterans to heal each others' mental wounds

University Business LogoFormer U.S. Army Specialist Tara Barney will never forget the 2013 night when a fellow soldier cried as he described holding a dying friend in his arms, a wartime memory he had not shared with anyone. More...

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Middlebury sanctions students for shutting down lecture

University Business LogoMiddlebury College has disciplined 67 students for their involvement in protests that shut down a lecture by conservative writer Charles Murray in March, the college said Tuesday, as local police opted against bringing criminal charges. More...

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In the wake of College Park murder, campuses confront a new wave of bigotry

University Business LogoFor weeks now, incidents of racist posters and hateful speech have sparked outrage at college campuses across the region. More...

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31 juillet 2017

The Central King Building at NJIT

University Business LogoA century-old Gothic high school has been transformed into a new biological sciences education and research center as well as the new home for the New Jersey Innovation Institute. More...

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