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Tamworth students learn their way as universities release round two study offers in 2022 | The daily leader of the North

news, latest news, FROM future doctors to sports scientists, the region’s latest high school graduates opened their computers this week to find out what the future holds. “Disbelief” was the word Tamar Leibenson of the Calrossy Anglican School used to describe when the University Admissions Center (UAC) released its first round of offers based on […]

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Algerian universities and cultural spaces closed as Covid surges

Algeria’s culture ministry announced that museums, cinemas, libraries and other sites would be closed to the public “until the health situation improves”. Algeria has stepped up measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus as cases continue to rise. Most universities have suspended in-person instruction until early February, an Education Ministry official told state media […]

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SAT Exam Will Go All-Digital as More Universities Ditch Standardized Testing Requirements

The College Board is adjusting the test that has millions of high school students stressed amid questions about whether the test is fair or even necessary. HARRISBURG, Pa. – Put down your pencils. The SAT exam will transition to an all-digital format in the United States in 2024, the College Board announced Tuesday. The move, […]

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South Africa: Media Statement – Sol Plaatje University is a model for future universities, says committee chair

The Chair of the Higher Education, Science and Technology Portfolio Committee, Ms Nompendulo Mkhatshwa, said Sol Plaatje University (SPU) is a model that could be used for future South African universities. The committee visited SPU as part of its week-long monitoring visit to higher education institutions in the Northern Cape. It assesses readiness for the […]

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Supreme Court Signals It Could Ban Most Affirmative Action at Universities | national news

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a major race-based affirmative action challenge at colleges and universities across the nation, paving the way for another victory long sought by conservatives. The justices voted to hear a pair of appeals claiming that Harvard University, the nation’s oldest private university, and the University of North […]

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Against the dangerous reopening of universities! Students and young people must fight against the pandemic!

This statement will be distributed by members of the International Youth and Student Club for Social Equality (IYSSE) to students and young people across Australia as universities resume for the 2022 academic year. The start of 2022 has confronted young people across Australia with the cruel reality of the criminal policies of the ruling elite […]

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Virginia’s new AG cuts 2 attorneys from public universities

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s new Republican attorney general has fired attorneys from two major public universities, his office said, marking bigger changes from Jason Miyares while assuming his new position. Click here to subscribe to our email alerts on the latest news University of Virginia attorney Tim Heaphy and George Mason University attorney Brian […]

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Letter from Athens: We don’t need education: fight song from Greek universities

Bravo, bravo for the old Notre-Dame? On Wisconsin? Do you fight, Southern California? Bow down to Washington? Boomer earlier, Oklahoma? Michigan winners? Boolah-Boolah? Fight fiercely, Harvard? These American college fight songs have nothing to do with those of the University of Athens, or the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), and the Aristotle University […]

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Universities move classes online as Covid-19 cases surge in Hong Kong

Hong Kong universities announced online and hybrid teaching arrangements in the week leading up to the Lunar New Year holidays. The University of Hong Kong, Baptist University and University of Science and Technology announced the move of online classes in the week before the Lunar New Year holiday. Undergraduate and postgraduate courses taught at HKU, […]

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University of Algoma professor named ‘rising star’ by Minister of Colleges and Universities

Dr. Nirosha Murugan honored with an Excellence Award Dr. Nirosha Murugan, an associate professor in the Department of Biology at Algoma University, received the Rising Star Award from the Minister of Colleges and Universities Excellence Awards, a statement released today said. The annual awards honor faculty, staff and graduate students who are “Leaders in Post-Secondary […]

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Dr. Nirosha Murugan receives Rising Star Achievement Award from Minister of Colleges and Universities

Today, the Ministry of Colleges and Universities announced the recipients of the Minister of Colleges and Universities’ Awards of Excellence. Dr. Nirosha Murugan of Algoma University received the Rising Star Award for her innovative research and teaching excellence. The annual Excellence Awards celebrate the incredible work of faculty, staff and graduate students on campuses, in […]

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American universities are reworking their courses and their business models too

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is presenting an immersive VR experience called “The Enemy” through its Media Lab. It invites the visitor to discover firsthand, through 360-degree imagery, the testimony of soldiers on both sides of the conflicts. In Canada, the McGill Symphony Orchestra is virtually bringing together musicians for rehearsals and has completely […]

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The 20 best private colleges and universities, ranked by tuition

Without financial aid, scholarships or wealthy benefactors like great expectations‘s Magwitch to foot the bill, a four-year degree from a prestigious private institution could cost you tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. But in the list of best colleges and universities, the prices vary a bit. To identify these monetary differences, digital marketing […]

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NCAA reorganizes around new constitution that shifts power to universities

INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA member schools and conferences voted Thursday to adopt a new streamlined constitution, the first step in decentralizing an organization that faces growing challenges over its relevance as the primary authority in sports. university. But the debate over the association’s adoption of the new charter, which will empower schools and conferences, has hinted […]

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Eastern Ontario colleges and universities announce return dates for in-person learning

As Ontario announces the easing of restrictions, colleges and universities in the region are confirming when students can resume in-person learning. The University of Ottawa will be the first in the National Capital Region to welcome back all students, with a return date set for January 31. The resumption of in-class activities at Carleton University […]

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Florida Unveils Online Tool to Weigh Universities Based on Salary and Student Debt | Florida Trend Education – Florida Trend

Florida unveils online tool to weigh colleges on salary and student debt The Florida Board of Governors launched an online tool this month to help students choose a major at one of the state’s 12 public universities. The tool, MyFloridaFuture, was mandated in last year’s legislative session by House Bill 1261, which also protected universities […]

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Several Missouri universities begin semester with COVID-19 protocols

COLUMBIA, Missouri (KMIZ.) In Missouri, many students have returned to class after their winter break, but not all students will continue their studies in a classroom this semester. Columbia College announced plans to conduct classes virtually at the start of the 2022 spring semester. The district said in a press release, “Due to the rapid […]

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Allegations of sexual misconduct were investigated at the universities of Abertay and Dundee

Dundee and Abertay universities have investigated a total of twenty-five allegations of sexual misconduct over the past five years. The figures were part of national statistics which showed nearly 400 sexual misconduct charges had been made at Scottish universities since the 2016/17 academic year. The highest number was made at the University of Edinburgh where […]

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Spring Semester Changes Ahead at Lancaster County Universities

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – With the recent spike in COVID cases, some colleges and universities in Lancaster County are making changes to the spring semester to try to keep omicron at bay. “We thought doing the first two weeks online would be helpful and returning to regular in-person classes on Monday January 31.stsaid Alan Caniglia, […]

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Universities pledge to end use of nondisclosure agreements

Victims of sexual harassment at universities should no longer be silenced by non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), in a new commitment backed by government, universities and activists. Today, six university vice-chancellors invited to attend the launch signed a pledge promising not to use NDAs to address complaints of sexual misconduct, bullying and other forms of harassment – […]

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Oklahoma universities try to curb COVID-19 surge as students return to class

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) — While some universities, like Oklahoma State University, currently have virtual learning options as COVID-19 cases rise, OU is returning to the classroom Tuesday in person with the required masks. Over the weekend, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 29,316 new cases of COVID-19. On Monday, the OSDH reported 12,841 new […]

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No, Scottish universities have not severed ties with Stonewall, despite ‘misleading’ reports

Students and campaigners have expressed disappointment and frustration at the way two major newspapers covered the news that four Scottish universities were not applying for the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index this year. Stonewall’s Equality at Work Index is a ranking of the best employers for LGBT+ inclusion in the UK. Each year, many organizations – […]

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China looks to universities to lead development in its Midwest

China is seeking to boost development in its lagging Midwest by funding a significant expansion of the region’s higher education system. The Ministry of Education encourages universities in central and western China to help establish new institutions focusing on modern industries, future technologies, smart agriculture and public health. Well-established universities in cities such as Xi’an, […]

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The Black Acting Methods Society has been officially accredited in universities

Tackling issues of representation, diversity, and mental health in the theater, television, and film industries, the Black Acting Methods Studio, University of Cincinnati Office of Research, and Weinberger Center for Drama & Playwriting at the University of Cincinnati held a nationwide application process for students who wanted to start a Black Acting Methods Society chapter […]

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Canadian students want clearer communication and more certainty from universities

For international student Abigia Debebe, who moved to Calgary from Ethiopia in August 2021, studying in a new country has been a “dark” experience. She was originally supposed to take in-person classes, but some of her classes were later moved online, which meant a semester of solitary lectures watched from her dorm. In late December, […]

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3 Prestigious Midwestern Colleges Rank in Top 10 Most Expensive Private Universities – NBC Chicago

Three prestigious colleges around Chicago have been named among the 10 most expensive private universities in the United States, according to a recently released list. The Niche Company ranked the best private schools in the country in order of most expensive to least expensive tuition, with the University of Chicago taking second place with tuition […]

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Here’s when Montreal universities will return to in-person learning

On December 30, 2021, François Legault announced a handful of restrictions across Quebec, which included closing indoor restaurants and places of worship, and postponing the return to in-person learning in schools until the new year. In a January 13 Facebook post, Legault confirmed that elementary and high school students would return to class starting Monday, […]

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Pitt unenrolls unvaccinated students as local universities grapple with COVID requirements | News | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge CP Photo: Amanda Waltz University of Pittsburgh At the start of the 2022 spring semester, the University of Pittsburgh announced that it had “unenrolled” an unknown number of non-exempt, non-vaccinated students for refusing to take the COVID shot. “The most successful and sustainable approach to keeping our community healthy and safe is […]

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CHED: At least 126 universities on academic break

123 other universities will go on school holidays CHED President Prospero De Vera answers questions during an interview with the ANC, October 22, 2018. ANC/File Screenshot MANILA – The Commission for Higher Education (CHED) said on Thursday that there is no need for it to declare a national university because some universities have taken the […]

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Universities Take Precautions As Students Return to Classroom During Omicron Wave | St. Louis News Headlines

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases caused by the highly contagious variant of omicron, colleges and universities in the region are taking additional measures to protect students when they return to the campus for the start of the spring semester. Karen Hoshino is an international student at the University of […]

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With distance students, universities should put COVID-19 testing capacity to good use

Even doctors and nurses caring for patients with COVID-19 find it difficult to get tested, increasing their likelihood of inadvertently spreading COVID-19 to their patients or their own families. Although some hospitals are expanding their testing capacity – for example, by covering the cost of rapid antigen tests purchased by their employees – healthcare workers […]

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School systems, colleges and universities in Arkansas are walking a tightrope through covid-19 cases

School districts across the state are adjusting school calendars to deal with rising numbers of covid-19 cases and quarantines. Universities and colleges, facing similar covid challenges, are evaluating in-person classes versus online sessions and making a series of decisions. In Pulaski County, the three school districts that have been closed to on-site instruction since last […]

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Colleges and universities in India have enormous potential for fostering innovation: Union Minister

The Minister said that the vision of “AatmaNirbhar Bharat” can be realized through a supportive ecosystem, dedication and efforts of our innovators and entrepreneurs. (Representative image) Our higher education institutions have enormous potential to serve as catalysts in India’s innovation and startup ecosystem, said Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Union Minister of State for Education. PTI New […]

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Arkansas school systems, colleges and universities walk a tightrope across covid-19 cases

School districts across the state are adjusting school calendars to deal with the growing number of covid-19 cases and quarantines. Universities and colleges, facing challenges similar to covid, evaluate in-person courses against online sessions and make a series of decisions. In Pulaski County, the three school districts closed to on-site education since last week are […]

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Colorado universities impose COVID-19 booster shots amid omicron outbreak

Colorado public universities are stepping up protection against pandemics by requiring COVID-19 booster vaccinations for students and staff before resuming in-person learning this month. Campus administrators at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University at Fort Collins and Western Colorado University at Gunnison said on Tuesday they made the decisions in response to […]

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Guantanamo Bay, American universities and the Fresh Prince | Daily skimming

Guantanamo golf course The story It has been 20 years since the first detainees arrived at Guantanamo Bay. Catch me up. In 2002, 20 American prisoners arrived on the Cuban island, four months after the September 11 attacks. This decision allowed the US military to interrogate prisoners outside of US soil and limit some of […]

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State school districts and universities develop strategy to curb rapid spread of covid-19

Arkansas school systems continue to grapple with widespread illness and quarantines of covid-19 among employees and students, with several schools and entire districts turning to the use of distance learning for one or more of the next few days. State universities, as they enter their spring semesters, are also monitoring covid-19 numbers and reviewing strategies […]

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Universities Consider Navigation During Pandemic

DELMARVA – In March 2020, students, professors and professors returned home for spring break, unaware that their lifestyle in higher education was about to change. “Things changed over Spring Break 2020 and it became clear that we were going to have to change the way we deliver our program,” Delaware State University spokesperson Carlos Holmes […]

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Brown is one of 16 U.S. universities sued in Federal Court for alleged violations of antitrust laws

Monday, January 10, 2022 GoLocalProv News Team Enlarge + PHOTO: Brown University Federal lawsuit filed against Brown University and 15 other universities for alleged violations of antitrust laws More specifically, five former students allege that the universities have agreed to determine the financial aid granted to the students. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that […]

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Arizona Universities Implement Security Protocols As Students Return To Campus | Coronavirus in Arizona

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – In Arizona, thousands of students will be returning to campus this week after winter break. Some teachers are worried about what the spring semester will look like. As COVID cases increase, universities are implementing new protocols in hopes of curbing the spread of the virus. University of Arizona professor […]