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Universities face lawsuits from job insecure researchers

JAPAN Experts say a series of lawsuits against Japanese universities and research labs brought by researchers and teachers who risk losing their jobs because they are eligible for permanent employment have shed light on the precarious situation facing faced by those pursuing or planning to pursue an academic career. Japanese labor policies were changed in […]

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Some Tri-State Schools Start Thanksgiving Vacation Early Amid Virus Surge

CINCINNATI — Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana all have “high” or “very high” levels of respiratory viruses — including the flu, according to CDC data. These high levels of illness have even forced some local school districts to start Thanksgiving vacation early. The Talawanda school district was closed on Monday and Tuesday due to staff and […]

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PitchBook’s Best Universities for Startup Founders

Which schools have the most startup founders? The PitchBook 2022 ranking has fallen. PitchBook– a database for mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital – has released its 2022 list of the best college programs for startup founders, and you can probably guess which school came out on top, no turnover of drum is […]

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Lake Land College Ranked Among Best Associate Degrees in Illinois | Community

University headquarters ranked Lake Land College as the 12th best university college in Illinois, compared to nearly 50 other community colleges in the state. The college earned recognition based on several factors, one of which was having affordable curriculum, quality teaching, and supportive faculty. “We are extremely proud of the quality of education and caring […]

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Public universities would collapse without state funding

Koitaleel Samoei University College, Mosoriot, Nandi County. [Titus Too, Standard] One of the mandates of the Presidential Task Force on Education concerns the funding of higher education institutions. Public universities have consistently experienced monumental financial difficulties. These stem from low capitation, corruption and mismanagement, overstaffing and lack of transformative leadership. Among the innumerable causes of […]

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Football corrupts our universities more than ever

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 07: Singer Andy Grammer performs the national anthem as … [+] The American flag flies on the field prior to the College Football Playoff National Championship between the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Levi’s Stadium on January 07, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty […]

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“Governor holds office of chancellor to ensure autonomy of universities”: Governor of Kerala

The governor’s remarks come in the wake of the state government preparing to enact legislation to remove the governor as chancellor of universities and replace him with prominent academics. Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan said on Monday (November 21) that it was through “national convention and consensus” that governors – by virtue of their position […]

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Start of training sessions on youth mobilization for peace in KP universities

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – November 20, 2022): Training sessions on ‘Harnessing Youth for Peace’ in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities have started at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women’s University (SBBWU) to raise awareness and train two hundred faculty and youth on peace themes, including social cohesion, community resilience, critical thinking, leadership, conflict resolution and digital citizenship. The […]

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Lake Land College Ranked Among the Best Associate Degrees in Illinois

Mattoon, IL-(Radio Effingham)- University headquarters ranked Lake Land College as the twelfth-best university college in Illinois compared to nearly 50 other community colleges statewide. The college earned recognition based on several factors, one of which was having affordable curriculum, quality teaching, and supportive faculty. “We are extremely proud of the quality of education and caring […]

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks VCU Among Top Global Universities – VCU News

By Brian McNeill In its ranking of the world’s best universities, US News and World Report ranks Virginia Commonwealth University among the top 20% in the world, tied for 439th out of 2,165 public and private institutions in the United States and more than 90 others. country. Fotis Sotiropoulos, Ph.D., provost of VCU and senior […]

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Universities focus on mental health of athletes after recent tragedies

Police woke Indiana State Athletic Director Sherard Clinksdale early on August 21 with tragic news. Two of the college football players and another student died in a car accident. Clinksdale immediately began devising a plan to console and support the teammates and friends of the deceased teenagers. “There’s no playbook for something like this,” Clinksdale […]

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6 Ways International Students Can Vacation in the USA | Best Global Universities

The American holidays bring with them festive lights, lots of food and celebrations. But for international students, holidays in the United States can sometimes be a difficult and lonely time. Planning ahead can help. “The American holiday that surprised me the most is Thanksgiving. I can say that it was one of my first culture […]

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Universities focus on post-seizure athlete mental health

Police woke Indiana State Athletic Director Sherard Clinksdale early on August 21 with tragic news. Two of the college football players and another student died in a car accident. Clinksdale immediately began devising a plan to console and support the teammates and friends of the deceased teenagers. “There’s no playbook for something like this,” Clinksdale […]

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Nigerian Universities: Echoes from the Underground

This book is undoubtedly one of the most important publications on academic and social life ever written on the ivory towers of Nigeria. It focuses on administrative, academic, security and cultural challenges from the arrival on January 18, 1948 of the first students of the University College of Ibadan to the present day; how the […]

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NUS makes list of top 20 global universities by reputation for first time

SINGAPORE – The National University of Singapore (NUS) has for the first time emerged as one of the world’s top 20 universities by reputation in a list dominated by American Ivy League college Harvard. NUS climbed to 19th place in the Times Higher Education Global Reputation Ranking released on Wednesday. He had occupied the 24th […]

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5 Cheapest Universities in Australia for International Students

As one of the leading countries for higher education, Australia is famous for more than its warm weather, beaches and kangaroos. The Land Down Under is home to over 43 universities including 36 establishments were ranked in the QS World University Rankings for 2021. With its excellent learning and teaching resources, Australia attracts thousands of […]

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Henderson Technology expands to universities with The Store at University of Essex Students’ Union installing EDGEPoS – Retail Times

Henderson Technology, the leading EPOS provider, is supplying its EDGEPoS system to Essex University Students’ Union ‘The Store’. The University of Essex is a campus university based near the town of Colchester. The on-site convenience is called ‘The Store’ and opened in 1970. It is run by the University of Essex Students’ Union. The University […]

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Application to UConn State Universities, Connecticut is Free November 15

STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) — Tuesday, November 15 is Free Application Day, allowing high school students in Connecticut to apply for free to the University of Connecticut and universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system, regardless of or income level. This is the second year of Free Application Day, part of an initiative […]

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Overall enrollment at Oregon public colleges, universities down this fall

Many public colleges and universities in Oregon are seeing fewer students this fall compared to last year, according to the state’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission. For some institutions, declining enrollment is an ongoing trend that has only been accentuated by the pandemic. “If you combine all of our public institutions, community colleges and universities — […]

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Opinion: Universities are centers of higher learning. So why do we kill ourselves senselessly with guns? | Edy Zoo

Gun violence on college campuses is a national tragedy that must be addressed. Key points to remember: Over the past decade, gun violence has increased at American universities, with shootings becoming all too familiar on campuses across the country. There are an average of 18 shootings on college campuses each year, leaving 38 dead and […]

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Student-led movement urges US universities to divest from China

WASHINGTON – Accusations of human rights abuses in China are no secret. A recent UN report says the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) treatment of Uighurs and other minorities could amount to a “crime against humanity.” As authorities in Washington struggle to respond to these atrocities, a group of students attacking the CCP draws attention. The […]

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US colleges and universities see strong recovery in international student enrollment

Open doors® 2022 International Educational Exchange Report Reveals 80% Increase in New International Student Enrollments in 2021/2022 Academic Year WASHINGTON, November 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Open doors® 2022 International Educational Exchange Report, released today by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State and the Institute of International […]

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Deaf UTech grad wants more college interpreters | Main stories

When Céline Lobban began her studies at the Jamaica University of Technology in 2017, she was the only deaf person in her class in the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science. Lobban knew from the start that it would have been a daunting task, but she was undeterred. It was in third year at Denbigh […]

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Alabama State Schools Superintendent Eric Mackey’s son recovers after being hit at campus crosswalk

Christopher Mackey, a freshman at the University of Alabama, smiles this morning. He smiles through abrasions, burns, bruises, a brain bleed and a concussion. The son of the Superintendent of State Schools of Alabama, Eric Mackey, is at home in Pike Road, Alabama. Resting, a week after the accident. “He was really stoned,” Mackey told […]

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Russia offers Indian medical students to continue their studies in Russian universities

Russia offered Indian medical students to continue their studies who left Ukraine due to the ongoing war. Thousands of Indian medical students had to drop out of school mid-term and return to India when war broke out in Ukraine in February. Russia said they can continue their studies in the country because the curriculum is […]

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European universities cut jobs in the face of inflation

Record inflation of 10% is squeezing university budgets across the euro zone, with public universities in Central Europe already losing staff as a result. In Slovakia, the government has agreed a €17m (£14.6m) top-up to 2022 budgets to cover soaring energy costs, but universities are still debating internally whether to also close a month earlier […]

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Best Practices in Broad Access and Equity Serving Colleges and Universities

George Mehaffy, the former vice president of academic leadership and change for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, often says that the problem with higher education isn’t a shortage of ideas, it’s is an implementation problem. I couldn’t agree more. We know what to do. But for reasons we all recognize – institutional […]

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Key for ASEAN universities to maintain ties in global competition: President Halimah

SINGAPORE — In an increasingly competitive world, the value of maintaining collaborative and close community ties with the Asean community cannot be underestimated, President Halimah Yacob told university leaders across the region on Thursday. Speaking at a gala dinner to wrap up a program for ASEAN academic leaders, she said Singapore’s relations with its neighbors […]

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Georgia public university enrollment drops for second straight year – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — Enrollment at public universities fell slightly for the second straight year, according to a statement from the Georgia University System. Total enrollment at the state’s 26 public colleges and universities for this fall semester stands at 334,459 students, according to the release. Although enrollments fell overall, they increased by 1.2% at research universities, […]

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Taliban crackdown on Afghan universities to curb women’s protests

KABUL: Afghan universities have become a hotbed of resistance to the Taliban, with female students staging protests against the militant group’s sweeping restrictions on women. In response, the Taliban cracked down on several university campuses across the country, violently breaking up protests and expelling students accused of political activism, RFE/RL reported. In the latest incident, […]

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Enrollment drops for second year at Georgian universities

ATLANTA (AP) — Student numbers fell for the second straight year at Georgia’s public colleges and universities, even as the state’s most prestigious universities continued to grow. While Georgia’s universities had outstripped the country in enrollment for years, numbers fell more sharply this year, dropping 1.8%, compared to 1.1% fewer students nationwide tracked by the […]

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To solve societal challenges, universities must engage with alternative ways of knowing

Nearly 50 Canadian universities and colleges have signed the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion in Canadian Higher Education. The charter, which emerged from a national conversation in 2020, recognized the ethical responsibility of universities “to give voice to other ways of knowing”. These thinking tools, or “ways of knowing,” are essential to […]

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9 Taiwanese universities among Asia’s top 100, led by NTU in 19th

Taipei, Nov 8 (CNA) Nine universities in Taiwan were among Asia’s top 100 universities in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking released on Tuesday, led by National Taiwan University (NTU) which retained 19th place for the third consecutive year. NTU was the only higher education institution in Taiwan ranked in the top 20 of QS […]

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Best Universities in Asia: NUS slips to 2nd place, NTU ranks 5th

SINGAPORE – The National University of Singapore (NUS) has come second in an annual ranking of institutions in the region, losing its spot as Asia’s top university for the past four years. Peking University in China took first place in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking of Asian universities released on Tuesday. Nanyang Technological University […]

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Universities unite to boost study of waterways

Two higher education institutions in Canterbury have signed an agreement to run postgraduate programs as jointly awarded courses – a first in New Zealand. The Waimakariri River, located in Canterbury, is one of the largest braided rivers in New Zealand. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 – Clean Water and Sanitation Te Whare Wānanga or Waitaha […]

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Best Colleges and Universities in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – AUGUST 10: College students dine outside at the University of South Carolina on August 10, 2020 in Columbia, South Carolina. Students began returning to campus accommodation on August 9 and classes began on August 20. What are the best colleges in South Carolina? There is no perfect college because no student wants […]

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How our universities are creating a true powerhouse of the North

VC Prof Andy Long of Northumbria University If you looked in my calendar, you would quickly notice that November 17 is clearly highlighted in bright yellow. Marking a date so boldly is not something I have done often in my career, but as I embark on my first months as Vice-Chancellor of Northumbria University, a […]

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Houston-area universities see low attendance

Harris County college polls lagged in early voter turnout, possibly signaling continued struggles to engage young voters. Just under 3% of the 692,478 people who voted early and in person voted at one of four local college polling places, according to election data. The numbers don’t show the whole picture — they aren’t broken down […]

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The government will no longer fund public universities and the CS of Education Ezekiel Machogu announces

Latest statistics paint a grim picture of struggling Kenyan tertiary institutions heavily burdened by huge debts Ezekiel Machogu called on public higher education institutions to embrace research, innovation and technology to generate revenue The Cabinet Secretary for Education has announced plans to visit every Kenyan public university to assess their financial capability The ruling Kenya […]

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Building an Effective Portfolio for Art and Design Universities

Imagine that you are an admissions officer at a top design school, responsible for choosing the most creative minds for the programs offered by your school. How do you think you’re going to judge a student’s creativity without knowing them in person? Most colleges and universities have an elaborate admissions process that allows them to […]

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Applying to Universities Abroad: Busting the Myths for Parents

Although separating from loved ones is never easier, the number of Bangladeshi parents encouraging their children to pursue higher education abroad seems to be on the rise. But misconceptions among seniors regarding foreign universities are many, stemming from a lack of proper knowledge and awareness. This can lead to conflict at home, as the two […]

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“Africa needs digitized open universities and dual education”

AFRICA Africa’s ivory tower universities are alienating the people and students they are meant to serve when they should be leading development efforts, creating relevant knowledge and addressing local employment needs, says Ndungu Kahihu , responsible for a Kenyan training program that aims to empower young people and link them to jobs. In Kenya, popular […]

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Names of Nigerian Universities That Have Ranked Top Universities in the World in Subject Rankings

About 10 Nigerian universities have been ranked 48 times in the latest Times Higher Education Subject Rankings 2023 The outstanding performance covers 11 courses which included Arts and Humanities, Education, Law, Computing, Business and Economics. The latest rankings came shortly after 12 Nigerian universities made it to the world rankings, released on October 12. There […]

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Israeli universities score high in venture capital rankings

Five Israeli universities are among the top 50 institutions that have produced the most venture capital-backed companies. The annual university rankings compare schools by listing more than 144,000 alumni entrepreneurs. Outside of North America, which had more than 70 universities on the list, Tel Aviv University and the Technion, both in Israel, were among the […]