30 septembre 2018

No time for Army to retreat from peacekeeping

University Business Magazine logoWord is out that Secretary of Defense James Mattis, upon the recommendation of Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, could shut down the U.S. Army War College’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI), a unique American asset that has enjoyed bipartisan and international support for decades. More...

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DeVos plan riles higher education officials

University Business Magazine logoA U.S. Department of Education rule-making hearing sparked a vocal group of state legislators, union leaders and educators on Thursday at Gateway Technical College’s iMET Center. More...

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Latino graduates of HSIs with inclusive environments, strong services succeed more

University Business Magazine logoLatino graduates of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) that have inclusive environments with strong support systems and career services to help Latino students succeed are more likely than the general college-education population to have fulfilling professional, personal, and social lives, according to a new Gallup and Excelencia in Education survey released today. More...

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Degree maps at UHD, community colleges leading students toward graduation goals

University Business Magazine logoThe road to success isn’t always a straight path. In higher education, students take unexpected detours that often lead to excess hours and more student debt. Thanks to the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) and the city’s two largest community college systems, students now have maps to help them embark on the best routes toward bachelor’s degrees. More...

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Students are swapping Shakespeare for statistics

University Business Magazine logoFollow the money. At least that’s what America’s college students are doing when it comes to choosing majors. More...

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Further UK education college finances face double whammy

University Business Magazine logoThe money allocated for 16 to 18-year-old college students has dropped 8% since 2010, says a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. More...

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Work harder than ever to pursue truth and facts

University Business Magazine logoIn a recent Pew Research Center study, nearly eight in 10 Americans said that when it comes to important issues facing the country, most Republican and Democratic voters not only disagree over plans and policies, but also cannot agree on basic facts. More...

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Universities should lead efforts to slow climate change, if the federal government won’t

University Business Magazine logoWeaning humanity off the fuels that have powered our modern civilization has emerged as one of the most urgent issues of our time. As leaders of two of the nation’s largest public higher education systems, we are marshaling our institutions’ unique resources, energy and expertise to help stave off irreparable climate catastrophe. More...

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Polaris GEM introduces 8 new application-specific packages for college campuses

University Business Magazine logoPublic Safety - Maneuver through tough crowds safely and respond to incidents quickly. Its compact profile and approachable design make this vehicle perfect for college campuses and city centers. More...

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Court backs suspension of Valencia College student in sexual harassment case

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Amid a national debate about how colleges and universities should handle allegations of sexual misconduct, a federal appeals court Thursday upheld a decision by Valencia College to suspend a student for a year after he was accused of sexual harassing another student. More...

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