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All universities should provide education from KG to PG, says Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday that all universities in the state should make education available from kindergarten level through to graduation. Fighting for quality education under one roof, he said tuition fees for poor children studying at these universities will be paid by the government. The Chief Minister said this during […]

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Major universities keep summer exams online due to Covid ‘dangers’

Major universities are keeping most exams online this summer, citing the “dangers” posed by Covid, despite wider society returning to normal. Thousands of undergraduate students taking year-end exams this month are allowed to do so from home using review materials. Months after Britain’s latest Covid restrictions were dropped, analysis by The Telegraph has found online […]

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More universities should offer courses in video games

As someone who’s played video games all my life, I think ludology – the study of video games – is the most interesting subject of all time. Going to game production school taught me a lot about video game history, the industry, user experience, and design principles. I had a great time and am grateful […]

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WVa Higher ed Board OKs nursing programs at 2 universities | app

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia Higher Education Board on Thursday approved nursing degree programs at two universities. The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has given the green light to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs at Concord and Glenville State. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play […]

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Russia. Schools and universities are the latest victims of Putin’s war propaganda machine

Teachers are forced to spread anti-Ukrainian propaganda and glorify “Russian special operation in Ukraine” Those who denounce the war risk fines, the loss of their jobs and even prison Some teachers are denounced by their students “The Russian authorities must immediately end their shameful campaign of indoctrination of children and young people” – Bruce Millar […]

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Rebalancing research and teaching in universities

Too many higher education institutions prioritize research over teaching, especially the more prestigious research-intensive universities. Yet the goal of a university should be a balanced combination of knowledge creation and education. Below are four viable approaches for universities to rebalance efforts towards research and teaching, improving the quality of both: 1. Recognition of teaching through […]

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North East universities dubbed ‘powerhouses’ with strongest team of researchers outside London

The North East has the strongest research team outside of London after Northumbria University jumped up the prestigious power rankings. Results from the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) show that Northumbria University has the highest increase in research power ranking of any UK university. Its search power ranking has risen to 23rd, having risen to 50th […]

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Jadavpur University Tops State Universities in Nature Index Ranking

Jadavpur University has been ranked first by the prestigious Nature Index among all state universities in the country, Institutions are listed by count (number of research papers by the institution’s authors) and share (the percentage of the institution’s authors per paper). PTI Kolkata Last update:May 11, 2022, 11:29 p.m. HST FOLLOW US ON: Jadavpur University […]

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Universities as “models of sustainability” can lead climate action

A panel of higher education experts, including University of Miami President Julio Frenk, shared insights on how universities can be leaders in addressing pressing societal issues, such as the pandemic and the climate crisis. University of Miami President Julio Frenk and other university leaders explored how colleges can take bold and innovative action – just […]

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Red Flags at Confucius Institutes at Scottish Universities

Scottish universities have been condemned for accepting millions of dollars in funding for Confucius Institutes from the “corrupt and totalitarian” Chinese Communist Party (CCP). A recent Freedom of Information request from The Spectator revealed that the universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde had accepted £11million in funding from Hanban. Hanban is an organization linked to the […]

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Scottish universities took £11m from ‘corrupt Chinese Communist Party’

Scottish universities have been condemned for accepting millions of dollars in funding for Confucius Institutes from the “corrupt and totalitarian” Chinese Communist Party (CCP). A recent freedom of information request from The Spectator revealed that the universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde had accepted £11million in funding from Hanban. Hanban is an organization linked to the […]

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BREAKING: Public universities remain closed as ASUU extends strike for three months

The ASUU said it made the decision after its National Executive Council meeting which began on Sunday evening By Emma Ogbuehi There is no end in sight to the misery of Nigerian parents and their wards in public universities as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday extended its ongoing strike for another […]

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Haryana: A scheme to destroy public universities, teachers and students say over latest government loans to universities

In a major development, the Haryana government has refused to provide grants to eight state universities to run operations for the current fiscal year. A letter from the Finance Department to the Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Higher Education suggests that the government has sanctioned loans worth Rs 147.75 crore to state universities. The institutions […]

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ASUU Members, Others Respond to Exclusion of Nigerian Universities

Following the exclusion of Nigerian graduates from a new UK visa – High Potential Individual Visa, reactions have followed the development, with many linking the cause to the continued school closures, in particular the strike actions of the Union of Academic Staff of universities. The punch had reported on Friday that a new UK visa […]

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Scottish universities are the cornerstone of future sustainability

Professor Milan Radosavljevic By Professor Milan Radosavljevic At a time of international conflict, a global pandemic, and a planet in dire distress due to human activity, it’s safe to say that we live in turbulent times. Over the past two years, universities have unequivocally demonstrated their value in finding solutions to some of the world’s […]

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Universities must be at the forefront of the knowledge revolution, says vice president

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu was in Chandigarh on Friday to address the 69th convocation function of the University of the Panjab and stated that a good quality education should be affordable and accessible to all and emphasized that education is the most powerful catalyst for accelerating a country’s growth. development. ”A good quality education […]

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Studies at universities will resume on Saturday

Egyptian universities across the state will resume studies on Saturday after the end of the Eid Al Fitr break that started last Sunday, the Ministry of Higher Education announced on Wednesday. In the same context, all student cities have started to receive university students after the end of the break by following all the medical […]

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Meghalaya state and private universities exempted from CUET to ‘avoid student distress’

Public and private universities and colleges based in Meghalaya will be exempted from admitting students through the new Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022 for undergraduate courses. Previously, the government made it mandatory for all central universities to use the CUET score to register students for the 2022-23 academic session. The UGC had also requested […]

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Registrations will close on May 6. Checklist of Universities to Consider for CUET Score for UG Admissions

CUET 2022: Registration for admissions to undergraduate courses at various universities is expected to close this week. A total of 73 central, public and private universities have so far announced that they will consider the Common University Entrance Examination (CUET) to admit students for the new academic session. CUET 2022 would run in July for […]

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Katy ISD athletes sign with colleges and universities | Covering Katy

Katy DSIKaty DSI KATY, TX [April 29, 2022] – As the Katy ISD academic year draws to a close, a total of 38 student-athletes have officially committed to their college or university of choice. Their countless hours of training, sweat and effort were recognized at a memorable celebration where each athlete signed a binding letter […]

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Rebalancing research funding, say Australian universities

More money for academic R&D and basic research will pay off, says Productivity Commission Private R&D is failing to match Australia’s cash investment, Universities Australia told the Productivity Commission, a government research and consultancy body. In a submission to the National Productivity Committee inquiry, the Vice-Chancellors’ group said the planned A$2.7 billion in R&D tax […]

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Meet the black women who made history as rectors of ancient universities

Meet the black women who made history as rectors of ancient universities Schedule An icon of a desktop calendar. Cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google An icon of […]

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Indian students at Chinese universities relieved as Beijing announces they will return to campus

Indian students from Chinese universities felt relieved by news of their return to Beijing Image credit: Shutterstock New Delhi: Indian students enrolled in Chinese universities have breathed a sigh of relief, with China announcing its intention to allow the return of “some” of them who have been stranded in India for more than two years […]

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Research: Most parents don’t recognize the role of UK universities in tackling climate change

Only four in ten parents of 16-18 year olds think UK universities provide students with knowledge about climate change, a new study by Opinium Research on behalf of Universities UK has found. Despite the fact that almost all universities have published a sustainability strategy, according to the research, less than half of parents agree that […]

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How Ontario Universities Are Strengthening Commercialization to Benefit Ontario

With a common goal to help generate intellectual property (IP) for the benefit of the people and regions of Ontario, Ontario universities remain committed to working across sectors to improve commercialization outcomes. . Universities play a vital role in fueling Ontario’s innovation pipeline. From curiosity-driven basic research to groundbreaking applied innovation, university research translates into […]

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Governor approves special allowance for employees of 15 universities – Latest News – The Nation

LAHORE — Punjab Governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema has accepted the longstanding request from university employees and approved the 2021 special allocation for 15 universities in the province. Employees in grades 1 through 19 at 15 universities across the province will be eligible for this special allowance approved by the governor. The allowance will be given […]

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Punjab governor approves special employee allowance for 15 universities

Punjab Governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema has accepted the long-standing request from university employees and has approved the 2021 special allocation for 15 universities in the province. Employees in grades 1 through 19 at 15 universities across province will be eligible for this special allowance approved by the Governor. The allowance will be given to employees […]

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Saudi universities join global institutions in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

Rage over Saudi TV show draws attention to problem of medical misinformation JEDDAH: Public health misinformation has been a major concern during the COVID-19 pandemic, when issues such as lockdown policies, mask-wearing and vaccines have proven deeply polarizing, with many questioning their scientific basis. Policing what doctors and other healthcare professionals say in the public […]

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Universities drop campus vaccination mandates

Most universities dropped their vaccination mandates months after introducing them. New Zealand’s vaccine pass requirements and vaccination mandates for most sectors – including education – were scrapped on April 5. The majority of universities have introduced vaccine requirements for their campuses and have reviewed them since the national system was scrapped. The Union of New […]

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Universities leading the fight for global health equity

The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged health systems and economies around the world. In the process, the less fortunate, minorities and too many vulnerable populations have been disproportionately affected. Social isolation and movement restriction measures have not helped. Hence the rise of health inequalities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionin contrast, health equity […]

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New York University Abu Dhabi

As thousands of final year students in the UAE apply to local universities, we take a look at some of the best higher education options in the Emirates and what they have to offer. What is that? New York University bills itself as the largest private university in the United States and has a total […]

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Soon foreign universities will set up campuses in India, UGC forms panel to set rules

In order to encourage the best foreign higher education institutions to set up their campuses in India, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has set up a committee of five members. The committee prepared rules and regulations for these foreign institutes. The committee was established on April 11, according to reports, and will announce its report […]

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The Government of Tamil Nadu has the power to appoint Vice Chancellors in State Universities

State government passes bill to have power to appoint vice chancellors (Representative image) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin said this is not a rare phenomenon and that the Gujarat government also holds the power to appoint vice chancellors in state universities. News18.com Chennai Last update:April 25, 2022, 5:34 p.m. HST FOLLOW US ON: The […]

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Oklahoma governor signs bill to create ‘free speech committee’ for public universities and colleges

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) signed a invoice in the law Wednesday that creates a free speech oversight committee for the state’s public colleges and universities. House Bill 3543 passed with bipartisan support from the state Senate earlier this week. HB 3543 would create the Oklahoma Committee on Free Speech of the Oklahoma State Regents […]

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US college courses you can take while sitting at home

For students unable to travel to the United States amid the Covid-19 pandemic, online courses are helpful. From data analytics to digital marketing, several short-term and long-term programs offered by top US colleges and universities are available online. From Harvard University to Yale, here are some short-term courses you can take while sitting at home […]

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Ransomware attacks are hitting universities hard, and they’re feeling the pressure

Schools and universities are facing an unprecedented level of ransomware attacks as incidents continue to severely affect the education sector. The warning comes from Jisc, a non-profit organization that provides networking and computing services to higher education and research institutions. Jisc’s “Cyber ​​Impact 2022” report suggests there is an increased threat of ransomware attacks on […]

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The US Universities Where Tomorrow’s Information Science Changemakers Are Made

With the vast troves of personal data collected, organized, stored, retrieved, interpreted and used today, there has never been an exhilarating time to join the field of information science. In industry or academia, the digital experiences of billions of users are now at their fingertips – a new era of drought with controversies but even […]

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Polis signs bill prohibiting Colorado colleges and universities from withholding degrees due to student debt | Legislature

Colorado colleges and universities are no longer allowed to withhold degrees or transcripts because of a student’s unpaid debt — thanks to legislation Governor Jared Polis signed into law Thursday. Bill 1049 prohibits higher education institutions from refusing to provide transcripts or diplomas to students who have unpaid fees, parking tickets, or other minor charges. […]

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Telangana government offers coaching courses for recruitment competitions through six universities

A few weeks after the Telangana state government announced that it would start the recruitment process to fill vacancies in several positions, the state government assigned six major universities to train candidates for the recruitment test. The state’s Education Minister, P Sabitha Indra Reddy, on Wednesday launched competitive exam training courses to prepare candidates for […]

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Odisha government cuts summer holidays for colleges and universities

The government of Odisha has decided to reduce summer holidays for all higher education institutions, including public state universities, to compensate for lost academic days during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to the authorities of state public universities, government and non-government university colleges and teacher training institutes, the principal secretary of the department of […]

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Is it time to disconnect everything? Various examples from universities show how difficult it is to get to Edexlive

Exam season is already upon the students and it is reaching its climax. Yet institutes are still grappling with the decision that feels like a fork in the road: go for the tried-and-true way of conducting exams offline or take the less complicated route of online mode? Meanwhile, unanimity has truly disappeared as circumstances differ […]

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DeSantis signs bill limiting tenure at public Florida universities

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a bill that makes it harder for state college professors to retain tenure, framing the legislation as another way he and the legislature are working to keep educators out of bring their political views to class. At a high-profile press conference at The Villages that made waves on Twitter […]

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Teaching vacancies in central universities to be filled in 6-8 months: Dharmendra Pradhan

Recruitment for all vacant teaching positions in central universities will be filled within 6 to 8 months, assured Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan. “A special recruitment process is underway. The filling of all vacancies in all central universities will be completed in 6-8 months,” Pradhan said in a written response to Rajya Sabha. The education […]

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Major universities claim antitrust immunity in financial aid case

Students walk on the Yale University campus in New Haven, Connecticut November 12, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Law firms Related documents Several Ivy League schools and others seek dismissal of lawsuit in Chicago court The plaintiffs argue that the collaboration between the defendant schools is not […]

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Why 2 Major Universities Go Through COVID-19 Without Masks While Others Can’t |

The waves of positive cases of the BA.2 variant did not prevent certain institutions from remaining hidden as an option. Adobe Stock The state of Michigan remains one of the nation’s hotspots for COVID-19, with cases increasing more than 145% in the past two weeks. And yet colleges and universities there are undeterred in keeping […]

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Row of Tony Holohan: other universities confirm that they are the ones who pay people on secondment

The pay system for civil servants and civil servants on secondment remains unclear – with questions over how it is managed following the planned transfer of chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan to Trinity College Dublin. he Department of Health has pledged to fund his teaching post at Trinity College with a package of €2 […]

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Hookup Culture at Universities: Everyone Plays a Part

College dating can be as fun as it sounds and just as scary for the dating scenario and the risks involved. Current college classrooms are mostly occupied by those considered to be Gen Z (born between 1998 and 2012). They’re the ones who adapt to dating apps like Grindr, Tinder, and Bumble to meet potential […]

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Millersville University and State Universities Freeze Tuition for Fourth Consecutive Year | Local News

While many prices continue to rise nationwide, tuition for Pennsylvania state universities, including Millersville University, will remain the same for a fourth consecutive year. The state’s Board of Governors of the Education System voted to freeze tuition for its 14 state colleges on Thursday afternoon. MU previously reduced the cost of its residence halls last […]

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NC A&T among universities targeted by ransomware attacks

GREENSBORO, NC (WNCN) – Universities across the country are being hit by ransomware attacks that are shutting down facilities, stealing people’s personal data and charging them to start using their systems again. So far this year, seven universities across the country have been targeted by ransomware attacks, with the latest occurring in our backyard at […]

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Florida teenager is accepted to 27 universities and offered Rs 30 crore in scholarships

With increasing competition in all fields, it is becoming more and more difficult for students to secure a place in a good college these days. One needs to be consistent, focused, and determined to get into college in countries like the United States. Now imagine getting accepted to all the colleges you wanted, and that’s […]

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A Glance at Georgian Universities Tuition and Tuition Fees | National

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NYC colleges and universities reinstate mask mandates

Some New York colleges and universities have reinstated mask mandates amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. Columbia University, affiliated Barnard College and Pace University have all resumed requiring masks in at least some indoor settings. Columbia reinstated mask rules on Monday “based on the current situation and with great caution,” according to school communications obtained […]

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3 DC-area universities partially reinstate mask mandates due to rise in Covid-19 cases

American University (AU) reinstated an indoor masking requirement effective Tuesday, where “masks will be required in all buildings on campus, except when individuals are alone in private offices, inside classrooms residence with roommates only, or when actively eating or drinking,” according to an email shared with the AU Community. The AU will review the mandate […]

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Several DC universities reinstate indoor mask mandate as COVID cases rise

WASHINGTON – Several DC-area colleges are bringing back indoor mask mandates to try to slow a rise in COVID-19 cases. Download the FOX 5 DC News app for the latest local news and weather FOX 5’s Sierra Fox says that starting Tuesday, masks will once again be required on campus at George Washington University and […]

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Higher education politics on the run – The Sun Nigeria

To at a time when the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Association of Senior Staff of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) are on strike, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has shocked the nation last week when he announced that the government had approved the establishment of 12 new private […]

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US universities and George Washington to reinstate indoor mask mandates

Universities in the United States and George Washington will reinstate their indoor mask mandates on Tuesday following an increase in coronavirus cases on campuses in the region. The changes on both campuses follow optional short-term mask policies that offered students and faculty a taste of pre-pandemic normality. At GWU — where officials just a week […]

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EGO Sports Club sets medal record in Turkish Universities Karate Championship

EGO Sports Club goes from strength to strength in Karete EGO Sports Club of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality broke the medal record of Turkish Universities Karate Championship. 4 first places, 2 second places, 3 third places kazanAt the moment, the athletes are energetically preparing for the other races with the European Championship. EGO Sports Club of […]

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A handful of universities bring back mask mandates as Covid cases rise

Johns Hopkins University was one of the schools that reinstated masking requirements last week as … [+] colleges across the country have been trying to contain a recent spike in Covid-19 cases. (Photo by JHU Sheridan/Gado Libraries/Getty Images) Getty Images A number of leading universities have announced in recent days that they will reinstate masking […]

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Biomedical companies can partner with universities to counter cyberattacks

With recent cyberattacks hitting critical industries across the United States, workforce training and cybersecurity research have become even more critical. A timely joint effort by the FDA and the Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science Innovation (CERSI) at UCSF-Stanford to educate the biomedical engineering and manufacturing communities about cybersecurity has resulted in a series of […]

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Universities are not a place of reflection. Here is another idea.

Until fairly recently in Western history, there were two basic career paths for people who hoped to make a living from ideas. One option was to join the church, whose schools, universities, monasteries, and pulpits provided scholars with training, salaries, and a forum for discussion. The other was finding a wealthy person to support you […]

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Universities in the Arab region rise in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022

Saudi Arabia is confirmed regional leader while United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and Jordan achieve a record number of ranked topics compared to previous editions. LONDON, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The twelfth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, compiled by global higher education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds, provides an independent comparative analysis […]

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Can colleges and universities get through April without big COVID spikes? |

A large institution of higher education has abandoned most of its mitigation strategies, including contact tracing and isolation. Adobe Stock The semester was going fairly well at the University of Michigan after a rocky start in which nearly 2,000 positive COVID cases emerged. Those numbers had fallen to just 29 in the first week of […]

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NUS and NTU are the top universities in Asia in the QS World University Rankings

SINGAPORE – The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have emerged as the top universities in Asia based on global subject rankings. Singapore has 23 university courses – 16 from NUS and seven from NTU – which feature in the global top 10 in the UK-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University […]

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Connecticut State Colleges and Universities End Mask Mandate

CONNECTICUT, USA — After two years of mandatory masks, students will now be able to smell the spring air mask for free. To date, masking is optional at all 17 CSCU schools. They are also ending other COVID-19 protocols that were implemented two years ago, one being weekly COVID-19 testing and contact tracing testing. Rapid […]

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Two universities revoke vaccination mandates, while others consult on rules

New Zealand universities are deliberating whether unvaccinated students and staff will interact on campus as terms end for much of the education sector. Two universities in Auckland have revoked vaccination mandates for staff and students, while many other vice-chancellors and senior leaders across the country are investigating staff. Early years and schools staff will not […]

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Allegheny College to Host Fifth Global Symposium on Sustainability in Universities | News

Global delegates gather to focus on building tomorrow’s sustainability leaders at one of the first US colleges to achieve carbon neutrality MEADVILLE, Pa., April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mould, will host the fifth Global Symposium on Sustainability […]

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34 Equity Leadership Program Scholars Admitted to Global Universities

27 Equity Leadership Fellows, made up of former Wings to Fly grantees and those who passed the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams in the country; received early admissions with a full scholarship valued at Ksh. 916 670 492 to 18 global universities. Admissions are split between the United States, South Africa, Asia, […]

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NTA opens enrollment window for universities and colleges willing to admit students through CUCET

The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Friday started the registration of central universities as well as public, private, reputable and other universities for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022. Interested institutes can s register on the official website at nta.ac.in. Through registration, candidates can apply for the 2022 CUCET exam for 2022-23 undergraduate admissions. […]

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West Brom and Hartpury prospect Jess Hood delighted after England colleges call

Jess Hood has admitted she was left in shock after being called up to England Universities sport. The West Bromwich Albion development team captain is a student at Hartpury, where she is studying teaching physical education in school sport. “When I got the news, I couldn’t believe it,” Hood said. “I immediately called my family […]

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Medical students enrolled in Chinese universities stage protest in Mumbai, seek hands-on training in India

Indian students enrolled in medical courses at Chinese universities staged a protest outside the Press Club of India in Mumbai on Wednesday to demand practice-based learning in India. These students were forced to return to India due to the COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020 and have not been able to return since then due to […]

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US graduate students protest low pay as universities profit from their work | American universities

Thousands of graduate students across the United States at private and public universities have gone on strike in recent years, from Ivy League institutions like Harvard University and Columbia University to universities California public. Workers graduating from even more colleges organized unions despite fierce opposition from their administrations. Among the most pressing unifying themes among […]

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Universities are failing graduates and the economy

“Higher education is supposed to provide society with a reliable workforce. Today it does not perform this basic function,” according to entrepreneur and former Dragon James Caan CBE. “From the global AI skills shortage to the brain drain crippling US semiconductor production, universities are increasingly unable to generate the skills the world desperately needs.” “Instead […]

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More prospective students are applying to local colleges and universities

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) — Universities in the Shenandoah Valley are experiencing an increase in applicants and enrollment. After many colleges have seen fewer applicants over the past two years due to COVID, this is not the case for the incoming class. As restrictions ease, incoming freshmen are ready for college classes. James Madison University just […]

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UGC asks private and state universities to adopt CUET 2022 for UG admissions, leaves the decision up to them

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written a letter to various private and public universities asking them to use the Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) score for undergraduate admissions for the 2022-2023 academic session. In its letter written to public, reputable and private universities, UGC suggested adopting the CUET process for the next term to […]

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Universities fear late Leaving Cert results could delay start of new academic year

Universities fear Leaving Cert results for more than 60,000 students will be released later than normal this year. While results are traditionally released in mid-August, education sources say the decision to hold a second round of exams in July for Covid reasons could push results back to late August or early September. A date for […]

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Licensed university professor enforces COVID mandates

The province has told universities they no longer need to have COVID-19 vaccination policies – but at least one university is still firing employees who haven’t complied. The University of Waterloo fired at least one professor this week and, along with McMaster University, is still pursuing disciplinary action against employees for not being vaccinated. Meanwhile, […]

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Israeli crackdown on Palestinian universities – Workers World

The following is excerpted from a statement issued in response to a March 12 call to action by Birzeit University in Palestine. The Organizing Collective of the American Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) Writes in Support of Birzeit University’s Call to Action “To Defend the Palestinian People’s Right to Education […]

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How 4 Universities Are Helping Students in the Humanitarian Effort |

Institutions in the United States offer unique ways to help Ukrainian students. Tetiana Shyshkina/Unsplash UN Secretary General António Guterres said Ukrainian citizens are “enduring hell”. Cities like Mariupol have been decimated, bodies have been trapped for days in the rubble, and food and water are in short supply in other areas. While millions have already […]

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“Come from your offices, homes, schools and universities, come in the name of peace – to support Ukraine,” Zelensky told the world

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks in Kyiv. File photo Gulf Report Today Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday made an impassioned plea to show his support for his embattled country on the first month of the Russian invasion which he said is breaking the hearts of “every free person on the planet”. Zelensky called on […]

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Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: Auckland universities set to resume on-campus learning next semester

Focus Live: Dr Ashley Bloomfield provides an update on Covid-19 Two of New Zealand’s biggest universities will welcome students back to campus in early May as the country continues to battle the Omicron outbreak. Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and the University of Auckland have announced that students will resume in-person and on-campus learning from […]