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2014/07/30 13:29
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Nairobi — For many years, Irene Wattanga has been one of only a handful of women working as a university mathematics lecturer in Kenya. She first worked as an assistant lecturer at the Jomo Kenyatta...
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2014/07/25 18:32
2014/07/25 18:32
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By Berta Colón, Cynthia M. Gibson, Michele Lord, and Geraldine Mannion History shows that big social change often starts small. From civil rights to the rise of the Tea Party, the seeds of many...
2014/07/25 04:50
2014/07/25 04:50
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July 25, 1989 Alton aldermen had taken a preliminary step toward co-sponsoring a hydroelectric plant near the new Lock & Dam No. 26. The council authorized Mayor Ed Voumard Jr. to begin negotiating a...
2014/07/24 19:38
2014/07/24 19:38
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PROVIDENCE – The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $3 million three-year grant to the Providence Public School District to create two new high schools in the city modeled on the...
2014/07/22 19:02
2014/07/22 19:02
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Omid Safi, (pictured) a prominent Islamic studies professor and scholar, joined the faculty of Duke this month as director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center (DISC). As the new William and Bettye...
2014/07/20 11:06
2014/07/20 11:06
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WASHINGTON — Dozens of public universities across the country, including three in Maryland, report that less than half of their full-time freshmen in 2007 earned bachelor's degrees after six years at...
2014/07/17 21:03
2014/07/17 21:03
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The war in Syria has had a devastating effect on that country’s university students and scholars, creating a lost generation, according to a recent University of California, Davis, report. “The war...
2014/07/14 14:30
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Africa's universities can take concrete steps to boost doctoral education and research, argues Goolam Mohamedbhai. Global university rankings measure how universities perform based on a range of...
2014/07/14 14:30
2014/07/14 14:30
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Lack of funds is another major constraint. African governments don't put enough money into research; and at institutional level the funds allocated to institutions get absorbed by salaries and...
2014/07/10 14:30
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The 'how' might be contested but there's agreement on one thing: universities need reform to help drive development. Higher education is increasingly important to Africa's drive for development and...
2014/07/10 14:29
2014/07/10 14:29
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The 'how' might be contested but there's agreement on one thing: universities need reform to help drive development. Higher education is increasingly important to Africa's drive for development and...
2014/07/09 01:42
2014/07/09 01:42
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Andrew Carnegie, 1913. (Credit: Apic) Before Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates began pushing the world’s billionaires to give away at least half of their fortunes, one of the wealthiest men...
2014/07/07 13:30
2014/07/07 13:30
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Irene Friesenhahn rounds up sources of online information, highlighting key initiatives on Africa's higher education In 1980 UNESCO set up the African Network of Scientific and Technological...
2014/07/07 07:34
2014/07/07 07:34
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NEW YORK: Four India-born Americans were recognised for their contributions to the U.S. along with 36 other people in the annual Great Immigrants tribute in New York on the American independence...
2014/07/05 05:39
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Four India-born Americans were recognised for their contributions to the US along with 36 other people in the annual Great Immigrants tribute in New York on the American independence day. The July 4...
2014/07/04 13:48
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Minnesota Twins legend Bert Blyleven and Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf have been recognized as “Great Immigrants” by the Carnegie Corporation for their contributions to America. Every Fourth of...
2014/07/02 10:31
2014/07/02 10:31
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Dar es Salaam — Quintino Mgani is professor of chemistry at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He also coordinates the SABINA (Southern African Biochemistry and Informatics for Natural...
2014/06/27 03:52
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But such criteria are not relevant to African universities. Their priorities should be research to solve the myriad development challenges facing the region; communicating their findings appropriately...
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