Movement to cut academic ties -- subject of intense debate in Britain for several years -- now appears on other side of Atlantic.
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January 26, 2009
January 23, 2009
Under new GI Bill, veterans who study solely online won't be eligible for housing allowance that traditional students receive. Is privileging the on-campus experience overly romantic, or smart policy?
January 22, 2009
Annual survey of first-year students considers money and politics (among other topics): Students are looking for jobs and leaning left.
January 21, 2009
In twist on the theme house concept, U. of Cincinnati focuses on first-generation, low-income freshmen.
January 16, 2009
In new initiative, colleges sign agreements with U.S. environmental agency about their sustainability goals, and also get credit for achievements to date.
January 14, 2009
Northwest Missouri State U., which rents books to students, experiments with electronic formats, with ambitions to go digital as publishers do.
January 12, 2009
Students and professors organize on behalf of both Palestinians and Israelis, renewing debates over why some international conflicts get more attention than others.
January 9, 2009
The latest institution to jump on the bandwagon for "cross-cultural" education is one known for foreign operations, but not study abroad: the U.S. Air Force.
January 8, 2009
U. of Houston-Victoria, home to a host of scholarly publications and activities, is an emerging intellectual destination (albeit one whose coordinates not everyone knows yet).
January 6, 2009
In the realm of international student recruiting, “A lot of agents will just send out blanket e-mails to universities saying, ‘Oh, I would like to be your representative,’ ” says Sabine Klahr, director of international programs at Boise State University. “We don’t answer those e-mails typically."“There are no standards at this point,” Klahr explains. “You could work with agents throughout the world who are not" -- she pauses, searching for the right word -- "they are not reputable business people, essentially. How do you know that you can trust them?”