From UB

In April 2001, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology seized the high ground in the debates about the ownership of intellectual property associated with the teaching and learning process.

As Congress continues to work toward completing the renewal, or "reauthorization," of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended in recent years, discussion has centered primarily on the nation's flagship postsecondary grant program--the Federal Pell Grant program--and the s

With scholarships, students apparently want more buck for their bang.

Last month I asked How readers got past roadblocks to integrating multimedia technology into the classroom. With this technology being no small budget item, I was curious about what colleges and universities were doing to help make this convergence successful.

This past school year, the deaths of at least seven U.S. college students have been tied directly to the excessive consumption of alcohol.

Harvard's President Lawrence Summers did much more this winter than question whether "innate differences" made it more difficult for women to achieve in math and science. He unintentionally created an opportunity for women's colleges to market themselves.

College and university presidents are certainly tied up these days. Between fundraising, business meetings, and schmoozing with donors, there is little time left for other things, particularly getting to know their students.

There's an old saying that "luck comes and goes, but knowledge stays forever." So it was fitting that roulette wheels and slot machines provided a backdrop to the second annual EduComm Conference in Las Vegas in June.

If your campus is beginning to look and feel less like a collection of classrooms and libraries and more like a giant Starbucks, there's a reason.

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