12 juillet 2018

Tiny Robots Mimic Termites' Ability to Build without a Leader

Tiny Robots Mimic Termites' Ability to Build without a Leader
Elizabeth Gibney, Scientific American, February 17, 2014
I've written about self-organizing systems quite a bit in these pages over the years. So it's not surprising to me to see that someone has built robots that construct a building using these principles. The robots work completely autonomously, and following simple rules, build a building. More...

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03 juillet 2018

Developing world leaders agree education is their top priority

Developing world leaders agree education is their top priority
World Education Blog, 2018/06/12
This is a summary of a newly published report (120 page PDF) surveying priorities selected by citizens and leaders in the developing world. Education, along with peace and security, are at the top of the list. That said, "Poorer and less democratic countries are more concerned about ensuring access to basic public services — health, water, food, and energy." Interestingly, climate change just doesn't rank as a priority. More...

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28 juin 2018

8 college presidents on “the best leadership advice I’ve ever received”

eCampus NewsSeeking tips on leadership? We've got you covered. More...

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25 juin 2018

University of Akron leadership still in flux

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Akron has gone through more than its share of leadership turnover in recent years, and the end doesn't appear to be in sight just yet. More...

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La. higher education leaders continue push for full funding

University Business Magazine logoLouisiana’s colleges and universities are facing a budget cut of nearly $100 million next year if the Legislature can’t compromise on a tax plan by June 30. More...

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Student leaders from public colleges lobby for more support

University Business Magazine logoStudent leaders from public colleges across New York are headed to Albany to urge lawmakers to approve legislation aimed at boosting support for higher education. More...

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24 juin 2018

JAGGAER’s new thought leadership program

University Business Magazine logoNoted procurement experts Paul Harris and Ian Robbins of E&I Consulting Group address multiple areas of concern in 2018 for smaller colleges, universities and K-12 school districts on the current edition of JAGGAER’s InsideSpend webinar and podcast series. More...

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23 juin 2018

How the US benefits when it educates future world leaders

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationWhen the number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities declines, commentators often focus on the economic impact the decline will have on individual universities and communities. More...

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05 juin 2018

Introducing the 2018-2020 EAIE leaders

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIE

The EAIE is driven by a global team of dedicated experts in the field of international higher education who volunteer their time and expertise to lead the Association. This group is elected by our member community every two years. Beginning in April 2018, 116 candidates from 28 countries, campaigned for one of 77 positions. We are now excited to introduce the 2018–2020 EAIE Leadership. More...

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06 mai 2018

New Leader for Business Officers' Association

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The National Association of College and University Business Officers has selected as its new president Susan Whealler Johnston, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. More...

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