19 mars 2017

Crews unearth artifacts during excavation for airpark project

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. This final phase involves the conversion of the existing Runway 9-27 to a 35-ft. (10.7 m) wide parallel taxiway), construction of the 35-ft. final connector taxiway to the new 4,200 by 75 ft. (1,280 by 23 m) runway, and associated infrastructure. More...

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Federal court orders Harvard, daughter of donor to disclose financial records

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The federal court ordered the disclosures in support of a lawsuit pending before a court in Hong Kong to enforce an unpaid judgment rendered against Spackman. More...

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Americans owe more on student debt than on credit cards

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Outstanding student loan debt continues to increase and reached $1.31 trillion by the end of last year – more than what the nation owes for credit cards, according to new data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. More...

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Denison updates performing arts center timetable, plan

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The exterior of this stunning new home to the departments of music, dance and theatre will hearken to traditional elements of architecture found on the campus, while the interior will be open, contemporary and adaptable for many uses. More...

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Diversity efforts take center stage throughout higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In 2008, officials at Barnard College surveyed campus stakeholders to assess the climate of diversity and inclusiveness at the institution. More...

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Heidelberg announces new dining service partnership

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Heidelberg University has entered into a long-term contract with Parkhurst Dining to manage the University’s food service and catering operations, President Robert H. Huntington has announced. More...

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What students can learn by writing for Wikipedia

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Fake news has been, well, in the news a lot lately. But for the world's largest crowdsourced encyclopedia, it's nothing new. More...

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Hot topics in higher ed law

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Despite the uncertainties of how the Trump administration may approach federal regulations affecting higher education institutions, there are some areas that community colleges must address no matter what, such as overtime regulations and compliance, Title IX enforcement and sexual harassment. More...

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Higher ed pushes for more control over personnel decisions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. University officials say that if you compare funding now to 1997, after factoring in inflation, the state appropriation to higher ed has just 45 percent of the buying power it did 20 years ago. More...

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Lone hacker Rasputin breaches 60 universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A hacker has compromised at least 60 universities and US government organizations, utilzing SQL injections as his weapon of choice. More...

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