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Should universities consider ethnicity in admissions?

Added: 17.10.2018 0:17 | 10 views | 0 comments

Harvard has been accused of racial bias in picking students. Should universities really consider ethnic backgrounds?

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The top 100 colleges, universities where student applications are on the rise in the US

Added: 13.10.2018 11:00 | 19 views | 0 comments

Changes in the number of applications submitted to various institutions were reviewed to identify 100 colleges where applications climbed the most.


Why don't we understand statistics? Fixed mindsets may be to blame

Added: 12.10.2018 19:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

The first study of why people struggle to solve statistical problems reveals a preference for complicated rather than simpler, tuitive solutions -- which often leads to failure in solving the problem altogether. The researchers suggest this is due to unfavorable methods of teaching statistics in schools and universities, and highlight the serious consequences when applied to professional settings like court cases.

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Brian Bowen II and the Real Victims of N.C.A.A. Scandals

Added: 11.10.2018 7:00 | 24 views | 0 comments

His father was selling his services. Sneaker companies were coordinating payments. Prosecutors say the universities were the victims. Were they?

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Hurricane Michael Makes Landfall In Florida Panhandle As Category 4 Storm

Added: 10.10.2018 20:51 | 20 views | 0 comments

After rapidly intensifying over the past several days, Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday afternoon as a Category 3 storm, bringing winds of up to 150 mph and a massive storm surge along the coast, according to The Associated Press. The storm is officially one of the most intense hurricanes to ever hit the mainland United States and is the most powerful record to reach Florida's Panhandle, a 200-mile stretch of coastline that is home to universities, military bases, and fishing towns. Michael was fed by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico which caused the winds from the storm to surge, sending torrential sheets of rainfall sideways as tree limbs...

Iranian hackers breach Singapore universities to access research data

Added: 04.04.2018 9:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

Believed to be part of last month's attacks against global education institutions, the hackers breached 52 accounts across four Singapore universities including NTU and NUS to gain access to research articles.

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Coursera Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free

Added: 11.08.2017 23:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Coursera offers an Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free. (Official certificates of completion may cost extra.) During this trial, you'll have access to over 2,000 courses from top American universities like Standford, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, Columbia, and Rutgers, as well as other universities and organizations worldwide. You'll also receive personalized course recommendations based on your goals. Course topics include computer science, language learning, business, and personal development.
Note: Be sure to cancel you subscription before your free trial ends; otherwise, you'll be billed $49 every month.

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More evidence that statins could prevent blood clots in the veins

Added: 29.03.2017 14:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Further evidence has been found by Universities of Leicester and Bristol researchers to suggest statins could "significantly reduce" the occurrence of blood clotting in certain parts of the body.



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