21 mai 2018

Oregon's Marylhurst University to Close

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Marylhurst University, a Roman Catholic institution located on the outskirts of Portland, Ore., announced Thursday that it would close by the end of the year, after nearly 125 years of operation. More...

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Missouri-Columbia Plans to Close 12 Graduate Programs

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The University of Missouri's flagship Columbia campus will "inactivate" 12 graduate programs and create a new College of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies as part of a reorganization that follows a yearlong review. More...

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ABA Panel Moves to End LSAT Requirement

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Law schools would no longer be required to use the Law School Admission Test to be accredited by the American Bar Association under a proposal adopted Friday by the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. More...

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Opioid Epidemic Largely Skips Campuses

HomeBy Grace Bird. Cases of opioid misuse among college students appear to be few, but institutions ramp up prevention and treatment measures as the crisis ravages surrounding communities. More...

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Improving school climate, not just security, is key to violence prevention

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationSchool shootings like the one that took place in Santa Fe, Texas, on May 18 are often followed by calls for enhanced security measures. More...

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Look Who Says Test Coaches Can Help

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. ACT has raised some eyebrows by announcing a new program -- for which participants must pay -- to train those who tutor test takers. More...

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'Red Robes': The Meaning of Commencement

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. To mark commencement season, North Carolina State University invited graduating seniors to a studio to try on a graduation robe and to discuss off the cuff their feelings about graduating. The student pride might challenge cynics out there. The videos may be found here. We've placed one below. More...

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Grad Rates Up With Tennessee Promise

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The first class of students who participated in Tennessee Promise, the pioneering state program to offer free community college, are graduating at higher rates than those in the previous class did, The Tennessean reported. More...

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Colombia: how universities can help to build lasting peace

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationAfter more than 50 years of conflict, the recent peace agreement in Colombia marks a historic ceasefire between the government and rebel groups. It also poses great challenges, as the various parts of Colombian society learn to adjust. More...

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St. Joseph of Vermont Will Stay Open

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The College of St. Joseph, in Vermont, which last week said it might be forced to close, plans to remain open. The college announced that it will redouble its efforts to reach its enrollment goal of 235 full-time undergraduates for the next academic year. More...

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