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July 3, 2017
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IBM Study Finds Higher Education to Play a Pivotal Role in Bridging India’s Skill Gap

Sixty-one percent of India’s higher education leaders said that the education system is unable to respond to society’s changing needs NEW DELHI – 03 Jul 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value … Continue reading

October 9, 2012
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Student Success

UD conference highlights diversity and student retention Freeman Hrabowski and Vincent Tinto both believe that creating a culture of trust and support is a key ingredient in retaining students from underrepresented groups while achieving genuine campuswide diversity. Hrabowski, president of … Continue reading

October 6, 2012
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Second-generation Immigrants Outperform Mainstream Populations in the US, Canada, and Australia

TORONTO, ON – A new study published by the Social Science Research journal reveals that second-generation Chinese and South Asian immigrants in the US, Canada, and Australia are more successful than the respective mainstream populations (third- and higher-generation whites). Jeffrey … Continue reading

February 27, 2012
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Family and Peer Relationships Essential to Mexican-American College Students’ Success, MU Researcher Says

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Hispanics are enrolling in the higher education system at a greater rate than ever, yet they are less likely than their non-Hispanic peers to enter college or earn degrees, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. A new … Continue reading

February 22, 2012
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New Book Says Financial Model For Higher Ed is Broken, Offers Ways To Overhaul

Higher education, a jewel of American society and an engine of its economy, is under threat, and if the nation is to remain competitive the financial model must be overhauled, says a new book. Authors of Financing American Higher Education … Continue reading

February 21, 2012
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3 Google Tools that Can Have a Major Impact on Learning and Education

Google is undoubtedly the god of the internet and technology in today’s society. As the number one search engine on the web and the leader in internet and device technology, Google is certainly a force to be reckoned with. Some … Continue reading

November 15, 2010
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The Role of the Internet in Higher Education

There are many pros and cons to the issue of the Internet’s influences on education, and experts have called it everything from the hemlock of higher education to an innovative boon. While it’s probably neither of these extremes, there are … Continue reading