25 mars 2018

Medical Education Field Must Improve Access for Disabled Students, Report Says

HomeBy Grace Bird. A report published this month by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, examines barriers that medical students with disabilities confront and offers some ways to improve access to medical education and the profession itself. More...

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Fake University Pretended to Be University of Alberta

HomeBy Grace Bird. A fake college calling itself California South University stole the University of Alberta's history and campus, The Globe and Mail reported. More...

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Pushing for Graduation in Four

HomeBy Grace Bird. Texas A&M University at San Antonio pushes students to earn 15 credits a semester -- a task that may not be easy when many have responsibilities at home. More...

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Giving Scattered Students a Voice

HomeBy Grace Bird. Several online colleges have student governments to give remote learners representation, as well as a sense of community. More...

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Portland State Will Offer Free Tuition to Transfers

HomeBy Grace Bird. Portland State University announced a plan to offer free tuition to prospective transfer students from low-income backgrounds starting this fall. More...

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‘Doing Time, Writing Lives’

HomeBy Grace Bird. A prison writing instructor and the son of a former inmate, Patrick Berry discusses his new book on the role of higher education behind bars. More...

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A College in the Library

HomeBy Grace Bird. Bard College opens its second "microcollege" in Brooklyn Public Library. The free program, which selects ambitious applicants from underprivileged backgrounds, culminates in an associate's degree. More...

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Brown Offers Full Scholarships to MFA Students in Theater

HomeBy Grace Bird. This fall, Brown University and nonprofit theater Trinity Repertory Company are giving full tuition scholarships to all returning and future students in the college’s master of fine arts programs in acting and directing. More...

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Western Kentucky University to Cut 140 Jobs

HomeBy Grace Bird. Amid state funding cuts and a drop in enrollments, Western Kentucky University announced plans to eliminate 140 jobs, cut a multidisciplinary college and shift three regional campuses to a distance learning unit, the Lexington Herald Leader reported Saturday. More...

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Pushing for 4-Year Graduation

HomeBy Grace Bird. UNC Asheville is building a program offering free summer tuition after sophomore and junior years to those who need an extra course or two to finish on time. More...

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