24 juin 2018

PROSPER Act would revolutionize higher ed

University Business Magazine logoA massive revision of the federal law governing higher education has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The 590-page Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act is designed to hold students and institutions more accountable for how they use federal loans and financial aid and to help students complete the education they choose. More...

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UNC-Chapel Hill researchers ask Americans 'What does God look like?'

University Business Magazine logoParticipants in the study saw hundreds of randomly varying face-pairs and selected which face from each pair appeared more like how they imagined God to appear. By combining all the selected faces, the researchers could assemble a composite "face of God" that reflected how each person imagined God to appear. More...

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Discover offers employees a degree program

University Business Magazine logoDiscover announced a significant new education assistance benefit that provides all eligible U.S.-based employees the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree online from an accredited public or non-profit private university at no cost. More...

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Governor, legislative leaders agree on funding boost for higher ed

University Business Magazine logoThe agreement, which still must be approved by the full Legislature and signed by the governor to take effect, boosts annual funding for California State University by $197 million and the University of California by $97 million. More...

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UT, UH, others push back against House bill proposing cutting student aid

University Business Magazine logoHigher education leaders including University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator continue to push back against House lawmakers’ efforts to overhaul federal higher education policy as representatives inch toward a full-chamber vote. More...

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Project aims to connect University of Denver, community

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Denver has announced a large-scale development plan that will change the landscape of the campus with the addition of more retail and dining outlets. More...

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Google wants to make searching for college less of a headache

University Business Magazine logoGoogle rolled out a new feature Tuesday designed to make it easier for prospective students to search for that perfect college. More...

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Schools pay millions in sexual harassment settlements

University Business Magazine logoPublic university systems with schools in the nation’s five major athletic conferences paid out more than $10.5 million in settlements related to sexual-harassment claims in 2016 and ’17, according to a Wall Street Journal review of recent settlements, gathered mainly through public-records requests. More...

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ASSA ABLOY helps enable contactless student IDs in Apple Wallet

University Business Magazine logoASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, today announced the company is working to support mobile access capabilities for student IDs with Apple Wallet. More...

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Can MPS grads get financial aid without accreditation?

University Business Magazine logoState superintendent Eric Mackey said the state is trying to "backtrack" after claims he made following the release of the MPS accreditation report have been refuted by education officials. More...

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