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WBIR-TV Knoxville
UT official: Haslam's outsourcing plan 'would be a disaster'A top official at the University of Tennessee has blasted Gov. Bill Haslam's pr
UT official: Haslam's outsourcing plan 'would be a disaster'
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 20 minutes ago
A top official at the University of Tennessee has blasted Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to outsource management of campus buildings, saying it would be a disastrous move for the state's flagship university. Dave Irvin, the associate vice chancellor... Read more
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Al.com
Hey, Jim Harbaugh! Want to really tweak the SEC? Play UAB at Legion FieldHey, Jim Harbaugh. Can we talk? You've drawn more blood around here than a der
Hey, Jim Harbaugh! Want to really tweak the SEC? Play UAB at Legion Field
Al.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Hey, Jim Harbaugh. Can we talk? You've drawn more blood around here than a deranged mosquito on Red Bull. Satellite camps in Alabama, Florida and Texas. Spring practice on spring break in Florida. What next? Your very own Michigan Media Day in... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Remedial math class gains support to count toward graduation requirement - MARIETTA — Students who struggle with math at Marietta City Schools may receive some much needed relief after Marietta’s Board of Education unanimously recommended approval...Remedial math class gains support to count toward graduation requirement MARIE
Remedial math class gains support to count toward graduation requirement - MARIETTA — Students who struggle with math at Marietta City Schools may receive some much needed relief after Marietta’s Board of Education unanimously recommended approval...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 22 hours ago
Remedial math class gains support to count toward graduation requirement MARIETTA — Students who struggle with math at Marietta City Schools may receive some much needed relief after Marietta’s Board of Education unanimously recommended approval of... Read more
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walesonline
Thousands of jobs saved? The Welsh Government's uni funding cut U-turn explainedTuesday’s budget announcement will be music to the ears of Welsh university lea
Thousands of jobs saved? The Welsh Government's uni funding cut U-turn explained
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Tuesday’s budget announcement will be music to the ears of Welsh university leaders. An extra £10m will be put into the pot administered by university funders Hefcw for research and part-time study. And an additional £21m earmarked for tuition fees... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Is flip flop on BETC audit good governance or PR? EditorialJust six months ago, the Oregon secretary of state declared she wasn't interest
Is flip flop on BETC audit good governance or PR? Editorial
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
Just six months ago, the Oregon secretary of state declared she wasn't interested in auditing the scandal-plagued tax-credit program administered by the state's energy department. An audit was a poor tool for policy analysis or assessing blame,... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
CSU Faculty Union Threatens April StrikeAn ongoing labor dispute between the main faculty union and the California Stat
CSU Faculty Union Threatens April Strike
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted yesterday
An ongoing labor dispute between the main faculty union and the California State University system could lead to a faculty strike. The California Faculty Association has announced a system-wide, five day strike from April 13-15 and April 18-19 if... Read more
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The Daily Californian
No one's dreams should be shackled to a lifelong debt-sentenceLesly Sophia Cortez-Martinez, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA
No one's dreams should be shackled to a lifelong debt-sentence
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Lesly Sophia Cortez-Martinez, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, recipient, was torn from her family through the process of deportation on the morning of Jan. 2, 2016, four days after the University of California Office of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Licit Jumbo Salaries of LegislatorsAll that the president should do is to call a meeting of the stakeholders, incl
The Licit Jumbo Salaries of Legislators
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
All that the president should do is to call a meeting of the stakeholders, including governors, legislators, Nigerian Labour Congress, public discussants, religious leaders, market women and other bodies and insist that the government cannot sustain... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Sac State Students Weigh in on Planned CSU Professor StrikeSACRAMENTO -- It's the kind of warm afternoon around Sacramento State that wou
Sac State Students Weigh in on Planned CSU Professor Strike
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted yesterday
SACRAMENTO -- It's the kind of warm afternoon around Sacramento State that would make you think the calendar's wrong to say it's February, but professors on that and other CSU campuses say conditions are plenty icy this time of year -- icy between... Read more
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The Washington Times
RICHARD BERMAN: Ending teacher tenure would get rid of incompetent teachersAnew study in the New England Journal of Medicine has a surprising conclusion.
RICHARD BERMAN: Ending teacher tenure would get rid of incompetent teachers
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
Anew study in the New England Journal of Medicine has a surprising conclusion. It finds that over the past decade, 1 percent of physicians accounted for 32 percent of malpractice claims. In other words, health care providers could eliminate one-third... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
CSU faculty solidify strike date amid stalled negotiationsThousands of California State University faculty members are threatening to go
CSU faculty solidify strike date amid stalled negotiations
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Thousands of California State University faculty members are threatening to go on strike for five days in April if a labor agreement is not reached by then, union officials said Monday. The strike, set for April 13-15 and April 18-19, would be the... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Oregon Health and Science University (OR) Series 2016 B bonds 'AASAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to t
Fitch Rates Oregon Health and Science University (OR) Series 2016 B bonds 'AA
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to the expected issuance of approximately $197,010,000 Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) revenue bonds series 2016B. In addition, Fitch has affirmed the 'AA-' rating... Read more
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WAGT 26 Augusta
Governor Deal wants to give teachers a raise and students a jobGovernor Deal gives State of the State Address, Wednesday. AUGUSTA, G.a. – Geo
Governor Deal wants to give teachers a raise and students a job
WAGT 26 Augusta / Posted 2 days ago
Governor Deal gives State of the State Address, Wednesday. AUGUSTA, G.a. – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal gave his State of the State Address primarily focusing on education. He shared some ideas for improving education and preparing students for the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Tentative Cal State strike date setCal State Fullerton and the other 22 campuses in the California State Universit
Tentative Cal State strike date set
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
Cal State Fullerton and the other 22 campuses in the California State University system could shut down for five days in April if faculty members don’t get the 5 percent raise they are asking for. California Faculty Association officials said... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California State University campuses prep for strikeSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The union that represents California State University facu
California State University campuses prep for strike
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The union that represents California State University faculty said Monday it is preparing for a five-day strike at the system's 23 campuses, by far the largest walkout since professors and instructors won collective bargaining... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
BREAKING: CSU faculty prepared to walk out for five days in AprilUnion leaders for Cal State University faculty on Monday announced strike dates
BREAKING: CSU faculty prepared to walk out for five days in April
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Union leaders for Cal State University faculty on Monday announced strike dates across all campuses should they not receive the pay raise they’ve demanded for nearly a year, calling the threatened walkout a historic labor action in the nation’s... Read more
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The Mercury News
CSU threatens unprecedented 5-day strike in AprilThe California State University faculty union will bring teaching to a halt at
CSU threatens unprecedented 5-day strike in April
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
The California State University faculty union will bring teaching to a halt at all 23 campuses in April -- an unprecedented move for the 470,000-student university system -- unless an agreement over salaries is reached before then, it announced... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
CSU threatens unprecedented 5-day strike in AprilThe California State University faculty union will bring teaching to a halt at
CSU threatens unprecedented 5-day strike in April
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
The California State University faculty union will bring teaching to a halt at all 23 campuses in April -- an unprecedented move for the 470,000-student university system -- unless an agreement over salaries is reached before then, it announced... Read more
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The Daily Review
CSU threatens unprecedented 5-day strike in AprilThe California State University faculty union will bring teaching to a halt at
CSU threatens unprecedented 5-day strike in April
The Daily Review / Posted 2 days ago
The California State University faculty union will bring teaching to a halt at all 23 campuses in April -- an unprecedented move for the 470,000-student university system -- unless an agreement over salaries is reached before then, it announced... Read more
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The Chronicle
Duke Political Union endorses Jamal Edwards for Young TrusteeAfter interviewing each of the candidates and serious deliberation, Duke Politi
Duke Political Union endorses Jamal Edwards for Young Trustee
The Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
After interviewing each of the candidates and serious deliberation, Duke Political Union has decided to endorse Jamal Edwards for Young Trustee. Among the many qualifications that Jamal possesses, the most compelling argument for why he should be... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Proposed measure would open primaries to unaffiliated voters Two proposed ballot measures were submitted to the Secretary of State’s Offic
Proposed measure would open primaries to unaffiliated voters
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Two proposed ballot measures were submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office on Friday that would allow unaffiliated voters to cast ballots in primary races, and bring back the state’s... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
New leader of Missouri State NAACP promises more inclusionST. LOUIS (AP) — The new leader of the Missouri State NAACP says he plans to bu
New leader of Missouri State NAACP promises more inclusion
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The new leader of the Missouri State NAACP says he plans to build a younger, more inclusive organization. Nimrod "Rod" Chapel Jr. was elected last month as the 14th President of the Missouri State NAACP. He told The St. Louis... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
New leader of Missouri State NAACP promises more inclusionThe new leader of the Missouri State NAACP says he plans to build a younger, mo
New leader of Missouri State NAACP promises more inclusion
KY3 Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The new leader of the Missouri State NAACP says he plans to build a younger, more inclusive organization. Nimrod "Rod" Chapel Jr. was elected last month as the 14th President of the Missouri State NAACP. He told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that t's... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
New leader of Missouri State NAACP promises more inclusionThe new leader of the Missouri State NAACP says he plans to build a younger, mo
New leader of Missouri State NAACP promises more inclusion
KSPR Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The new leader of the Missouri State NAACP says he plans to build a younger, more inclusive organization. Nimrod "Rod" Chapel Jr. was elected last month as the 14th President of the Missouri State NAACP. He told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that t's... Read more
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Business Insider
18th century Scotland had a radical system for paying for college — one that Adam Smith wrote about in 'The Wealth of Nations'The saddest part of the debate over how to rein in the cost of college is that
18th century Scotland had a radical system for paying for college — one that Adam Smith wrote about in 'The Wealth of Nations'
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
The saddest part of the debate over how to rein in the cost of college is that rising prices have not been tied to any real improvement in the quality of education. Skyrocketing tuition, it’s generally agreed, has been brought on by the expansion of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
State employee pay top priority for Jefferson City lobbyistThe Missouri Legislature opened its session about a month ago, and Jefferson Ci
State employee pay top priority for Jefferson City lobbyist
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The Missouri Legislature opened its session about a month ago, and Jefferson City has its own list of priorities to pursue at the Capitol. Jefferson City Administrator Steve Crowell said officials met with the city’s lobbyist, former Mayor Tom... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMALocal chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMA
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Local chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25 hottest skills on its social networking site were technology related in 2015. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school to help... Read more
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The Age
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMALocal chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMA
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Local chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25 hottest skills on its social networking site were technology related in 2015. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school to help... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMALocal chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMA
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Local chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25 hottest skills on its social networking site were technology related in 2015. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school to help... Read more
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WA Today
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMALocal chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMA
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Local chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25 hottest skills on its social networking site were technology related in 2015. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school to help... Read more
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Canberra Times
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMALocal chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25
Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school: ADMA
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Local chief executive of LinkedIn, Cliff Rosenberg, has said that 17 of the 25 hottest skills on its social networking site were technology related in 2015. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Mathematics should be compulsory during all of high school to help... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
South Wootton Junior School pupils ‘graduate’ at UEA South Wootton Primary School year 5/6 pupils at the Brilliant Club Scholars C
South Wootton Junior School pupils ‘graduate’ at UEA
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
South Wootton Primary School year 5/6 pupils at the Brilliant Club Scholars Club graduation ceremony, which was held at the UEA in Norwich. Pictured are (from left) Anshuman Gunda, Joseph Russell,... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Black students seek swifter race reforms at MizzouCOLUMBIA, MO (KPLR) – For the second day in a row, the University of Missouri’s
Black students seek swifter race reforms at Mizzou
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBIA, MO (KPLR) – For the second day in a row, the University of Missouri’s Board of Curators took time to listen to students’ demands for change, particularly on the Mizzou campus in Columbia. "If there still are no policies in place after all... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
New York Times names the best schools for low-income studentsUniversity officials say they want to enroll economically diverse students. But
New York Times names the best schools for low-income students
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
University officials say they want to enroll economically diverse students. But when looking at the nation’s best colleges – schools that have a five-year graduation rate at 75 percent or greater – only a handful of schools make good on that... Read more
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The News & Observer
In NC, a teacher shortage develops by design | News & Observer February 4, 2016 6:48 PM Teacher prep programs lag Enro
In NC, a teacher shortage develops by design
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer February 4, 2016 6:48 PM Teacher prep programs lag Enrollment is down Pay is a major issue One would have thought, when Republican... Read more
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Maneater
Curators discuss presidential search committee and construction projectsDuring its meeting on Thursday at MU, the UM System Board of Curators discussed
Curators discuss presidential search committee and construction projects
Maneater / Posted 5 days ago
During its meeting on Thursday at MU, the UM System Board of Curators discussed and approved a variety of topics such as construction projects and next school year’s room and board rates. Concerned Student 1950 interrupted a financial committee... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Cal Poly and UCSB set application recordCal Poly San Luis Obispo and UC Santa Barbara received a record number of appli
Cal Poly and UCSB set application record
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and UC Santa Barbara received a record number of applications from prospective freshmen and transfer students. Nearly 57,000 Cal Poly hopefuls applied for the upcoming 2016-17 school year, the college said Jan. 15 in a news... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
McCrory is paying for trip to the Super BowlLetter: | Published 11 hours ago I am dismayed by the Quick Hit on Gov. Pat
McCrory is paying for trip to the Super Bowl
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 5 days ago
Letter: | Published 11 hours ago I am dismayed by the Quick Hit on Gov. Pat McCrory in the Thursday, Feb. 4 edition of The Daily Tar Heel. You dared to call our governor an “enemy of our University” and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
New York Times names the best schools for low-income studentsUniversity officials say they want to enroll economically diverse students. But
New York Times names the best schools for low-income students
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
University officials say they want to enroll economically diverse students. But when looking at the nation’s best colleges – schools that have a five-year graduation rate at 75 percent or greater – only a handful of schools make good on that... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Record number of UI applicants will get admission news todayURBANA — More than 37,000 students applied to the University of Illinois' flags
Record number of UI applicants will get admission news today
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
URBANA — More than 37,000 students applied to the University of Illinois' flagship campus this year — a new record — and about 22,000 of them will be very happy later today. Today is Decision Day, when applicants learn whether they've been admitted... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
State University of New York funds campus completion plansALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's public university system is giving campuses in t
State University of New York funds campus completion plans
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's public university system is giving campuses in the state's North Country $4.6 million for programs to improve college completion rates. State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher says $1.8 million will go to... Read more
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The Daily Record
What Was Your Path? – Mary Ann ShurtzThis article is a complimentary preview of The Daily Record’s Path To Excellenc
What Was Your Path? – Mary Ann Shurtz
The Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
This article is a complimentary preview of The Daily Record’s Path To Excellence – A Women’s Guide to Business. To enjoy unlimited access, take advantage of our special offer that includes daily digital access to The Daily Record and 9 print editions... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Hassan urges for Medicaid expansionCONCORD - In her final State of the State address on Thursday, Gov. Maggie Hass
Hassan urges for Medicaid expansion
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
CONCORD - In her final State of the State address on Thursday, Gov. Maggie Hassan focused on the bipartisan fight against New Hampshire's heroin epidemic and urged lawmakers to reauthorize Medicaid expansion and support workforce development changes... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
County judge appointed to infectious disease task forceVictoria County Judge Ben Zeller was one of 31 Texas leaders appointed to a per
County judge appointed to infectious disease task force
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller was one of 31 Texas leaders appointed to a permanent Task Force on Infectious Diseases, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday in a press release. Lawmakers in 2015 approved legislation creating a permanent preparedness... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Academics can drive changeEach year, hundreds of thousands of students enrol at South Africa’s universiti
Academics can drive change
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Each year, hundreds of thousands of students enrol at South Africa’s universities. Of the 60% of black African students who survive the first year, only 15% will ultimately graduate. This is hardly surprising: these failed students come from an... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Budget crisis won't impact Montana university insurance coverageBudget and position cuts have plagued the University of Montana this year. NBC
Budget crisis won't impact Montana university insurance coverage
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
Budget and position cuts have plagued the University of Montana this year. NBC Montana dug through their budgets and health insurance information. According to Montana University System benefit reports, the state pays the entire health insurance... Read more
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Boston Globe
UMass to open dorm at Boston campus in September 2018 - The Boston GlobeIn a first for the bustling commuter school, the University of Massachusetts Bo
UMass to open dorm at Boston campus in September 2018 - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
In a first for the bustling commuter school, the University of Massachusetts Boston expects to open a 1,000-student dormitory complex on its Columbia Point campus in September 2018, university officials said Thursday. “This is a major milestone in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tricks used by advertisers and politicians to get inside your headWhy a real man would never eat chicken: The tricks used by advertisers, politic
Tricks used by advertisers and politicians to get inside your head
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Why a real man would never eat chicken: The tricks used by advertisers, politicians and marketers to get inside your head Persuasion is a business, maybe the world's largest and most profitable Advertisers, politicians and spin doctors are all... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
University of Illinois freezes in-state tuition for 2nd straight yearTrustees voted unanimously Thursday to hold tuition levels steady in an effort
University of Illinois freezes in-state tuition for 2nd straight year
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to hold tuition levels steady in an effort to attract more in-state students. The university has been criticized because of an increasing emphasis on enrolling higher-paying, out-of-state and international... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Too much at stake in college funding impasseThere is simply too much at stake. Those hardest hit by the lack of state fund
Too much at stake in college funding impasse
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
There is simply too much at stake. Those hardest hit by the lack of state funding for higher ed are those students who rely on tuition grants from the $373 million Monetary Assistance Program, or MAP. Also feeling the squeeze are institutions with a... Read more
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