23 novembre 2017

Harvard Revokes Honor for Harvey Weinstein

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research at Harvard University has announced that it is revoking an honor it gave Harvey Weinstein in 2014. More...

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Northwest Nazarene Drops ‘Crusaders’ as Name

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Northwest Nazarene University announced Monday that its teams would no longer be known as the Crusaders and would from now on be known as the Nighthawks. "The Board of Trustees acknowledged that a crusader was historically understood as one who is committed to a worthy cause," said a statement from the university. More...

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Colleges Offer Help to Puerto Rican Students

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A number of colleges in the mainland United States are offering assistance to students in Puerto Rico, many of whom have had their homes and campuses devastated by hurricanes. Tulane University is offering a tuition-free semester, provided students pay their regular tuition to their home institution in Puerto Rico. More...

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Student Charged in Fatal Shooting of Texas Tech Police Officer

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A freshman at Texas Tech has been charged with fatally shooting a police officer at the university.
A statement from Texas Tech said that police officers brought the student, Hollis Daniels, to the police station for questioning after they found "evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia" in his dormitory room. More...

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Amid Protest, Speech Called Off at Texas Southern

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Texas Southern University on Monday called off a lecture by a conservative state legislator amid protests of the event, The Dallas Morning News reported. The university said that the event was not properly registered. Organizers of the event disputed this. More...

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Plan Would Shift University of Wisconsin System

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Leaders of the University of Wisconsin are expected to propose a major restructuring of the system later this week, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported. Few confirmed details are available, but the plan is expected to create clusters of two-year and four-year institutions, with the idea of easing transfer from the former to the latter. More...

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Cornell students revive debate on whom colleges should count as a black student

HomeBy Scott JaschikCornell protest revives debate on whether first-generation immigrants from Africa and Caribbean make up disproportionate share of black students at top colleges, and what -- if anything -- should be done as a result. More...

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22 novembre 2017

Veterans at Selective Colleges, 2017

HomeWick Sloane’s annual survey shows that 36 highly selective colleges are enrolling 722 former military service members this fall. That’s more than last year, but still an embarrassment, he argues. More...

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This amazing South-Bronx school grows 50,000 pounds of vegetables a year

This amazing South-Bronx school grows 50,000 pounds of vegetables a year
Vicky Davis, The Cool Cat Teacher Blog, 2017/08/23
This is a sponsored post on Vicki Davis's site, but don't let that slow you down, it's a great post (if you read it on the website there's a really annoying blocker, just click 'No Thanks' and the story will reappear. Also, you have to scroll past the "Sorry, this promotion is not available in your region" box - I hope she's making lots of money from the advertising because we're certainly paying for it with a miserable reading experience). More...

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Whatever happened to …

Whatever happened to …
Doug Peterson, doug - off the record, 2017/08/22
As I flip through old photos and presentation archives I am struck by the fact that the only evidence that some event or conference ever existed might be on my web page. So it may be with Educational Network of Ontario/Réseau éducatif de l’Ontario (ENOREO), recolleded by Doug Peterson in thiss post. More...

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