24 avril 2018

Virginia Tech crowdfunds for free materials and cheaper textbooks

University Business Magazine logoMany people can likely remember how expensive text books are in college, but Virginia Tech is trying to solve that. More...

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Calif.’s higher ed diversity problem

University Business Magazine logoIn 1996, right after voters in California banned affirmative action in employment and college admissions, minority student enrollment at two and four-year institutions plummeted. What has happened since though, is pretty remarkable. More...

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Williams, Wesleyan, Middlebury among targets of federal early-admissions probe

University Business Magazine logoThe targets of a new federal probe into possible antitrust violations related to early-decision college admissions include Wesleyan University, Middlebury College and Pomona College, as well as at least four other highly selective liberal-arts schools. More...

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Education nonprofit launches new research institute

University Business Magazine logoStrada Education Network, a national nonprofit dedicated to strengthening America’s pathways between education and employment, today announced the creation of Strada Institute for the Future of Work, a new research and development (R&D) lab. More...

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University ignored daughter's suicidal pleas, parents say in lawsuit

University Business Magazine logoAo "Olivia" Kong excelled at the University of Pennsylvania but started falling behind in her classes after an illness in 2016. More...

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Champlain College Online cuts tuition in half

University Business Magazine logoThe Champlain survey found that a significant majority-60 percent-of U.S. adults ages 23 to 55 without a bachelor's degree have considered returning to school, but costs and student debt remain their biggest deterrents. More...

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College Food Service conference to address meal service

University Business Magazine logoThe Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly College Food Service Conference has been established to help bring best practices to the food service directors and university chefs across the country. More...

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Drexel University and TechGirlz team up

University Business Magazine logoDrexel University’s LeBow College of Business and TechGirlz today announced a wide-ranging partnership designed to expand the number of middle school girls receiving technology instruction. More...

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Facebook and the very real problem of keeping student data private

University Business Magazine logoFacebook is struggling with a serious scandal in which it says that “malicious actors” took advantage of search tools on its platform, allowing them to identify and collect data on most of the 2 billion people around the world who use Facebook. That, of course, includes a lot of children. More...

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FlatWorld unveils 11 new textbook editions

University Business Magazine logoFlatWorld, a publisher of the most affordable high-quality college textbooks, today announced that it has published 11 new textbook editions in the first quarter of 2018. More...

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