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'Snooki' inspired bill could cap N.J. college speaker fees: How much is too much?

Added: 24.03.2017 22:10 | 1 views | 0 comments


The reality show “Jersey Shore” hasn’t been on the air in nearly five years. A bill capping payments for guest speakers at the state's universities to $10,000 passed 74-0 in the Democrat-controlled Assembly on Thursday, after the state Senate also gave it a unanimous green light.

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Tuition hike recommended for Connecticut state universities

Added: 24.03.2017 15:48 | 15 views | 0 comments


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system is recommending tuition hikes.
The proposal from Mark Ojakian calls for increases of 4 percent each of the next two years at state universities and 2.5 percent at community colleges.
That would raise annual in-state tuition ...

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House panel proposes borrowing $500 million for projects

Added: 24.03.2017 11:42 | 20 views | 0 comments


COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina lawmakers have come up with a plan to borrow millions of dollars to make repairs at various colleges, universities and state-owned buildings.
The State newspaper reported (http://bit.ly/2njUdZb) the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday trimmed $2 billion in requests to $500 million.
Colleges, ...

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Group calls on defunding ‘sanctuary’ universities, Napolitano’s ouster

Added: 24.03.2017 6:40 | 3 views | 0 comments

The David Horowitz Freedom Center announced they will be putting posters up at UC San Diego on Friday calling for the University of California President Janet Napolitano to be “prosecuted for sedition” over “sanctuary campuses,” the San Diego Union Tribune reported.

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Lincoln Park Zoo expands Urban Wildlife Institute Network

Added: 24.03.2017 3:59 | 16 views | 0 comments


CHICAGO (AP) - Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago is expanding an eight-city effort to save "urban wildlife."
Kevin Bell is zoo CEO and Seth Magle is director of the zoo's Urban Wildlife Institute . They announced expansion Thursday of the Urban Wildlife Information Network.
The zoo is cooperating with universities, ...

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Sphere of Superfluid Helium Behaves Like Black Hole, Physicists Say

Added: 23.03.2017 18:53 | 19 views | 0 comments

A team of physicists from the Universities of Vermont and Waterloo has discovered that a sphere of cold helium atoms follows a bizarre law of physics - called an entanglement area law - also observed in black holes. The discovery is reported March 13 in the online edition of the journal Nature Physics. In the [...]

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Navigating The Growing Pains of Advertising To The Education Market

Added: 23.03.2017 18:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

As education advertising grows into the sophisticated, interconnected vehicle that advertisers are clamoring for, the immediate beneficiaries will be the school districts and universities as they increase their acquisition pipelines. The uptick of quality education materials will be a boon to kids.

From: www.forbes.com

Snooki Inspires Bill to Cap Public University Speaker Fees

Added: 23.03.2017 15:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Under legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities.

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What Universities Can Learn From La La Land

Added: 23.03.2017 13:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Higher education is plenty good at talking to itself. But without a “demand-side” interlocutor to engage on crucial topics like how degrees and other credentials are interpreted and valued and actual hiring screens and processes faced by graduates, we won't materially improve outcomes for students.

From: www.forbes.com

What Universities Can Learn From La La Land

Added: 23.03.2017 13:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Higher education is plenty good at talking to itself. But without a “demand-side” interlocutor to engage on crucial topics like how degrees and other credentials are interpreted and valued and actual hiring screens and processes faced by graduates, we won't materially improve outcomes for students.

From: www.forbes.com

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