19 février 2017

Top schools offering savings on master's degrees, with a catch

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. There's an experiment underway at a few top universities around the world to make some master's degrees out there more affordable. More...

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Churchill essay on the possibility of alien life discovered in U.S. college

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. It might never have seen the light of day. Lost and long forgotten, the unpublished essay by Winston Churchill was penned a year before he became Britain’s prime minister. The matter to which he applied his great mind? Not politics, not the battlefield, but the existence of alien life. More...

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CampusLogic acquires Cegment

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. CampusLogic announces the acquisition of Cegment’s Net Price Calculator (NPC) and Award Letter business. A pioneer in the NPC business, Cegment helps create transparency in higher education financing so families can better understand and assess the cost of a college degree. More...

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Student loans: What DeVos might do

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. After one of the more contentious Senate confirmation hearings in recent memory – and a first-ever vice presidential tie-breaking vote, Betsy DeVos has been confirmed as the new U.S. secretary of education. More...

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Why aren't students finishing degrees?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Although more Tennessee students are continuing their education after high school, too many still don’t earn a certificate or college degree. More...

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A white supremacist group aims to recruit on college campuses

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Over the weekend, the University of Texas at Austin became the latest Texas university to be hit with fliers by a white nationalist group. The state arm of the American Vanguard, a national organization, is carrying out what it calls “The Texas Offensive,” a seemingly ongoing effort to post the group’s fliers on university campuses across the state. More...

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Globe-trotting colleges branch out for growth, enrollment opportunity

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. International branch campuses continue to offer American colleges and universities opportunities in branding, enrollment and research. And overseas countries, as luck would have it, are often as eager to host as U.S. universities are to set up shop. More...

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Keeping college bookstore prices down and revenues up

University Business LogoBy Robert A. Walton. Campus bookstores at most higher education institutions are asked to increase revenues to support operations, scholarships and other campuswide needs as well as drive down prices and ratchet up services to help students. More...

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Can sanctuary college campuses survive?

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. President Donald Trump has made immigration reform a centerpiece of his young administration. New policies include banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S., and a plan to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. More...

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The science of going viral

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Andrew Lippman is one of the foremost experts on viral communication and digital life. As a founder of MIT’s Media Lab, Lippman had been studying this field long before many of us ever heard of the internet. More...

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