Higher Education

Books on higher education for Christmas

The James G. Martin Center has a large library of higher education books, but there is always more than we’d like to have. Sometimes supporters acquire books for us and, in the spirit of a letter to Santa Claus, Jenna Robinson lists ten books here that we would like to …

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The impact of menstruation on ‘neglected’ university education

The disruption of college education by menstruation has been virtually ignored in the West, even though it affects more than half of the student body. A systematic review found that severe period pain affects the academic performance of students around the world, forcing them to leave campus and undermining their …

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Missouri Higher Education Bills to Watch Out for • Missouri Independent

This story was originally published by the Kansas City Beacon. Expanding state financial aid programs, banning COVID-19 vaccine requirements on campus, and restricting racism and sexism classes are just a few of the subjects of the laws. on higher education proposed by the Missouri legislature. The next legislative session begins …

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UC and CSU systems exclude thousands of eligible students

(TNS) – If it seems harder than ever to get into University of California and California State University, it is. Almost half of California high school graduates are now eligible for admission to the state’s two public university systems, up from a third in 2008. The share of them applying …

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Preparation 2.0: New paradigms in higher education

The world we live in is changing at a breakneck pace. There is an old adage, “If I had only one hour to fell a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my ax.” The thought is still true and takes on more relevance amid the hiatus caused …

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Interview with Alan Davison | Times Higher Education (THE)

Alan Davison is Dean of Arts and Social Sciences at Sydney University of Technology. His Permission to think The podcast series, a project with Australian broadcaster Josh Szeps, examines the role of intellectuals and institutions at a time when outrage dominates public debate on complex social issues. Where and when …

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Edinburgh University Recognized for Top 28 Programs in the United States

Nearly 30 university programs and campus departments at the University of Edinburgh received top recognition from Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online and on-campus program ranking and higher education planning . Edinboro has won several of the top five places in the program’s annual assessment, including No.3 for Best Early …

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New Zealand academics investigate Maori acquaintance letter

A debate over the nature of science has become a litmus test for academic freedom in New Zealand, as some prominent academics risk expulsion from the country’s scholarly academy. The Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ) is investigating current and former University of Auckland professors whose controversial letter to the …

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Delhi: Higher Education Directorate asks colleges to suspend appointments until governing bodies are formed

In a step that could create further tensions between the Delhi government and its Delhi University-funded colleges (DU), the Higher Education Directorate (DHE) has written to institutions asking them not to take any appointments. until the governing bodies (GB) of the colleges are constituted. An official decree was issued by …

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TPI Welcomes Loachapoka Students, Encourages Graduate ‘Dreams’

This fall, after years of tradition, the Truman Pierce Institute welcomed exceptional seniors from Loachapoka High School to the Auburn campus for LEAD days. Under the leadership of TPI’s new director, Dr Jason Bryant, the acronym LEAD has been changed to better reflect the purpose of the outreach project. “Learners …

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