14 mai 2016

Why Harvard has declared war on Greek life

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. After months of meetings with members of fraternities, sororities, and semi-secret social societies known as “final clubs” at Harvard University, school administrators have announced sanctions on these organizations that may spell an end to their storied existence. More...

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Obama delivers Howard University commencement address

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. President Obama delivered an impassioned call to civic action and responsibility at Howard University’s commencement Saturday, giving an upbeat assessment of the nation’s trajectory but cautioning that there remains “so much more work that needs to be done.” More...

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New study shows advances in higher education outcomes for African Americans

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. The Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education and the University of Pennsylvania’s Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy recently released a study examining trends in higher education based on family income, race/ethnicity, and family socioeconomic status. More...

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Job growth surging for new college grads

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The pace of job creation slowed substantially last month, the Labor Department said Friday. More...

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ED pushes for alternatives to criminal history questions in admissions

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The U.S. Department of Education today urged America’s colleges and universities to remove barriers that can prevent the estimated 70 million citizens with criminal records from pursuing higher education, including considering the chilling effect of inquiring early in the application process whether prospective students have ever been arrested. More...

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Why this Christian university requires all students to wear a Fitbit

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Colleges are all about preparing students for the working world. So now that major employers, from Bank of America to Target, require employees to wear fitness trackers, it makes sense that universities would follow along. More...

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Teacher Summer Bootcamp designed to battle state shortage

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. California is facing a critical teacher shortage, and Fresno State’s Kremen School of Education and Human Development is stepping up to the challenge with a new program -- the Fast Track Teacher Internship Summer Bootcamp -- that will give temporary permit teachers a head start on their internship before they are hired. More...

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University expenses will go online in Ohio

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The expenses of some Ohio universities, from the president's office to the athletic department, will soon be available online at ohiocheckbook.com. More...

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Tangled up in blue

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Community colleges had been taking hard looks at their mental health services and ramping up what they provide since long before the shooting that killed 10 people and wounded several more at Umpqua Community College in Oregon last October. More...

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Students invited to paint replacements on community wall

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. When the Building Blocks Wall on Main Street was first constructed in 2012, it was a bright emblem of city pride and community. More...

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