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Duke University
President Richard Brodhead to Step Down in 2017Richard H. Brodhead is the ninth president of Duke University. Durham, NC - Du
President Richard Brodhead to Step Down in 2017
Duke University / Posted 22 hours ago
Richard H. Brodhead is the ninth president of Duke University. Durham, NC - Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead will step down on June 30, 2017, at the conclusion of his current term. Brodhead spoke to the Board of Trustees and the... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
NC A&T reorganizes, but consolidation raises concerns about HBCU identityDanielle Chemtob | Published 04/26/16 10:40pm Restructuring at North Carolina
NC A&T reorganizes, but consolidation raises concerns about HBCU identity
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Danielle Chemtob | Published 04/26/16 10:40pm Restructuring at North Carolina A&T State University will replace the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Technology with three new colleges — sparking concerns from students and... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Can coding count as a foreign language?Spanish, French, Mandarin — and Java? As the debate to consider counting coding
Can coding count as a foreign language?
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
Spanish, French, Mandarin — and Java? As the debate to consider counting coding as a foreign language grows louder, members of the Penn community weigh in on the possibility of a similar policy here. Last month in a 35-5 vote, Florida senators... Read more
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Variety
Entertainment Education: Schools On The MoveThese innovative and cutting-edge programs offer competitive, top-notch trainin
Entertainment Education: Schools On The Move
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
These innovative and cutting-edge programs offer competitive, top-notch training in all areas of film, TV and media. California Institute of the ArtsValencia Known for its quality animation instruction and cutting-edge animation lab, CalArts’... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Listeners Got Active About Our Active Learning StoriesPhoto by LA Johnson NPR Some college lectures aren't just dull, they're ineffe
Listeners Got Active About Our Active Learning Stories
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Photo by LA Johnson NPR Some college lectures aren't just dull, they're ineffective. Discuss, people. You did. Our recent stories on the Nobel Prize winning Stanford physicist who's pushing for big changes in how large universities teach science to... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Listeners Got Active About Our Active Learning StoriesSome college lectures aren't just dull, they're ineffective. Discuss, people.
Listeners Got Active About Our Active Learning Stories
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
Some college lectures aren't just dull, they're ineffective. Discuss, people. You did. Our recent stories on the Nobel Prize winning Stanford physicist who's pushing for big changes in how large universities teach science to undergraduates generated... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Perceived job prospects impact concentration choicesStudents concentrating in business, entrepreneurship and organizations or econo
Perceived job prospects impact concentration choices
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Students concentrating in business, entrepreneurship and organizations or economics were less likely to indicate passion for the subject as the reason behind their concentration choices than students in the humanities, social sciences other than... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
As I See It: A need for academic leadershipunderscoring the vital role the humanities play in forming effective leaders. S
As I See It: A need for academic leadership
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
underscoring the vital role the humanities play in forming effective leaders. She singled out West Point’s “general liberal arts education” and its ability to graduate leaders with “broad-based knowledge of both the sciences and the... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Students Embrace the Liberal Education Modelseniors. Once admissions decisions are released, there are many factors they mu
Students Embrace the Liberal Education Model
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 14 days ago
seniors. Once admissions decisions are released, there are many factors they must take into account before choosing their college. The kind of education the school offers is typically at the top of the list of things to consider. While big... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Spring 2016 Poll Results and Methodology1. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Christina Paxson is handling her job
Spring 2016 Poll Results and Methodology
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
1. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Christina Paxson is handling her job as president of the University? 17.4% Somewhat disapprove 2.2% Strongly disapprove 2. How informed do you feel about events on campus? 10.9% Somewhat uninformed 3.... Read more
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The Advocate
Xavier names former Tulane associate dean Anne McCall as new provostXavier University has chosen a French literary scholar and veteran college admi
Xavier names former Tulane associate dean Anne McCall as new provost
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Xavier University has chosen a French literary scholar and veteran college administrator to serve as its next provost and senior vice president of academic affairs. Anne McCall will be coming from Binghamton University in New York state, but she... Read more
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The Transcript
Apiary coming to OWU, bees welcomeMonnett Garden. Image courtesy of owu.edu Anna L. Davies, Transcript Correspon
Apiary coming to OWU, bees welcome
The Transcript / Posted 17 days ago
Monnett Garden. Image courtesy of owu.edu Anna L. Davies, Transcript Correspondent In a partnership with Stratford Ecological Center, Ohio Wesleyan University’s Monnett Garden will get a honey producing and observation apiary on April 22 for... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Union not talking about full strike at UI — yetURBANA — A walkout by nontenure-track faculty at the University of Illinois cou
Union not talking about full strike at UI — yet
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
URBANA — A walkout by nontenure-track faculty at the University of Illinois could come within 10 days, but it will likely be short. The Nontenure Track Faculty Coalition Local 6543 will poll its membership again before authorizing any "open-ended"... Read more
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Business Spectator
Australia’s shifting visions of AsiaAs the China boom passes into history and Australians are left to rethink their
Australia’s shifting visions of Asia
Business Spectator / Posted 21 days ago
As the China boom passes into history and Australians are left to rethink their relationship with that vast country, politicians will seek to craft a new ‘Asia’ in the Australian imagination in response to new circumstances. That has, after all, long... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
UA president has big ideas to manage smaller budgetsThere are major changes coming to the University of Alaska. Many of the change
UA president has big ideas to manage smaller budgets
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 21 days ago
There are major changes coming to the University of Alaska. Many of the changes will, unsurprisingly, be budget driven, as Alaska’s institutions of higher education absorb their share of the state’s $4 billion budget deficit nightmare. However, UA... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The UP Faculty Center fireTwo major fires hit the University of the Philippines and University of the Eas
The UP Faculty Center fire
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
Two major fires hit the University of the Philippines and University of the East and a bomb threat was received by the Ateneo de Manila University within days of each other last week. The fire damage was large and incalculable, far beyond just the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
U.S. News Ranks More Than 40 Programs at UT Austin Among Nation's Top 10 - AUSTIN Texas – The University of Texas at Austin has more than 40 graduate programs ranked among the top 10 in the nation and three programs ranked No. 1 according to U...AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Texas at Austin has more than 40 graduate pro
U.S. News Ranks More Than 40 Programs at UT Austin Among Nation's Top 10 - AUSTIN Texas – The University of Texas at Austin has more than 40 graduate programs ranked among the top 10 in the nation and three programs ranked No. 1 according to U...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Texas at Austin has more than 40 graduate programs ranked among the top 10 in the nation and three programs ranked No. 1, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2017 edition of "Best Graduate Schools," released this... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
SFA partners with Lone Star College to offer bachelor's and master's degrees in northwest Houston - March 30 2016 - University Marketing Communications NACOGDOCHES - Nearly three years after discussions began the first physical off-site branch o...2016 - University Marketing Communications NACOGDOCHES - Nearly three years af
SFA partners with Lone Star College to offer bachelor's and master's degrees in northwest Houston - March 30 2016 - University Marketing Communications NACOGDOCHES - Nearly three years after discussions began the first physical off-site branch o...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
2016 - University Marketing Communications NACOGDOCHES - Nearly three years after discussions began, the first physical off-site branch of Stephen F. Austin State University has opened at Lone Star College's University Center at Montgomery and... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Easter Sunday shooting victim succumbs to injuries, becomes city's sixth homicide of 2016Christina Voelzing, the 24-year-old woman shot on Easter Sunday died overnight
Easter Sunday shooting victim succumbs to injuries, becomes city's sixth homicide of 2016
Calgary Sun / Posted 30 days ago
Christina Voelzing, the 24-year-old woman shot on Easter Sunday died overnight and Ottawa police are investigating the city’s sixth homicide of the year. “The … shooting victim succumbed to her injuries overnight,” Ottawa police said in a release.... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
As I See It: Education nourishes all aspects of life Posted Mar. 30, 2016 at 6:00 AM Posted Mar. 30, 2016 at 6:00 AM Ben Frankli
As I See It: Education nourishes all aspects of life
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
Posted Mar. 30, 2016 at 6:00 AM Posted Mar. 30, 2016 at 6:00 AM Ben Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”Millennials are rapidly becoming the first generation... Read more
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ajc.com
AJC Sepia HBCU of the Week: North Carolina Central - A HistoryAJC Sepia HBCU of the Week is an occasional series that looks at Historically B
AJC Sepia HBCU of the Week: North Carolina Central - A History
ajc.com / Posted 1 months ago
AJC Sepia HBCU of the Week is an occasional series that looks at Historically Black Colleges and Universities In 1910, Dr. James E. Shepard, a Durham pharmacist and religious educator, opened the National Religious Training School and Chautauqua for... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Are Engineers More Likely To Be Terrorists, And If So, Why?had been a civil engineer for years (he was getting his undergraduate degree la
Are Engineers More Likely To Be Terrorists, And If So, Why?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 1 months ago
had been a civil engineer for years (he was getting his undergraduate degree late in life). He was politically conservative and cynical about academia. He needed the degree in order to get a major promotion, hated the idea of going back to college,... Read more

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