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MPs to probe universities' unconditional offers

Added: 15.02.2018 12:17 | 10 views | 0 comments

Unconditional university offers are on the rise but MPs say they are "very concerned" about the issue.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

[Opinion] European universities need to remain competitive

Added: 15.02.2018 8:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

The EU must develop and implement new knowledge, and translate it into innovative solutions. Creating 20 European universities by 2024 is a good start.

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Reasoning behind campus sexual assault policies challenged by psychologists

Added: 15.02.2018 2:10 | 3 views | 0 comments

A comprehensive analysis of policies related to sexual assaults -- known as mandatory reporting or compelled disclosure -- at 150 universities has raised questions about their effectiveness and their impacts on victims.

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Students, alumni challenge legacy preference at top colleges

Added: 14.02.2018 23:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

Students and alumni at some of the nation's top universities are urging their schools to reconsider admissions policies that give an edge to relatives of alumni.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Illinois governor takes aim at pensions, healthcare costs in budget

Added: 14.02.2018 22:47 | 24 views | 0 comments

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner proposed a $75 billion fiscal 2019 budget on Wednesday that would be balanced if lawmakers agree to push some big-ticket costs onto local school districts and universities.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Students, alumni challenge legacy preference at top colleges

Added: 14.02.2018 16:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Students and alumni at some of the nation's top universities are urging their schools to reconsider admissions policies that give an edge to relatives of alumni.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Lightning May Strike Less Often in Future as Earth Warms, New Study Suggests

Added: 14.02.2018 13:35 | 20 views | 0 comments

A team of researchers from Lancaster University and the Universities of Edinburgh and Leeds, UK, forecasts a 15% drop in the average number of lightning flashes worldwide by the turn of this century, if global temperatures are in the top range of forecasts. The team’s work is published in the journal Nature Climate Change. “Our [...]

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We All Live on Campus Now

Added: 11.02.2018 14:01 | 30 views | 0 comments

, New York Magazine
When universities embrace an identity-based social justice movement, it puts the broader culture in danger of drifting away from liberal democracy.

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Mainland colleges help Puerto Rican students, vexing island

Added: 10.02.2018 17:26 | 3 views | 0 comments

Dozens of mainland U.S. universities are helping Puerto Rican students continue their studies while the island recovers from last September's Hurricane Maria, but islanders worry they'll stay away too long.

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Maryland offers $100 million to settle decade-long case involving historically black schools

Added: 08.02.2018 2:38 | 12 views | 0 comments


Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, R, on Wednesday offered the state's historically black colleges and universities up to $100 million to resolve a 12-year-old lawsuit over inequality in public higher education.
The proposed settlement is more than double the amount the state pledged early in the case....

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

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