Last fall, Concordia University, a small Lutheran college, made a stunning announcement in academic finance circles: It was cutting tuition by 33 percent. Seven months later, school officials are ready to carry through on their promise.
High-performance computing is a lot of computer processing power linked together, thinking through and solving different pieces of big problems in parallel. And universities are increasingly the hubs of the HPC systems that ask these questions, solve these problems, and change the world.
One of the top pro-gun bills before Texas lawmakers this session was green-lighted Monday for a House floor vote this weekend, and a top backer predicted approval there for the plan to allow concealed weapons permit holders to carry their handguns into college classrooms.
The part-time instructors' union at Kalamazoo Valley Community College has filed an unfair labor charge against the institution with the Michigan Employment Relations Commission, the KVCC Federation of Teachers announced Monday.
According to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the government slashed an estimated $57.5 billion for research over the next four years under the across-the-board budget cuts that will hit many as the school year — and annual research contracts — comes to a close.
The decision is one of many facing University of Montana administrators and deans as they shape next year’s budget. The university is facing a shortfall of $16 million, and it’s looking for ways to cut costs with minimal impacts on students and faculty.
Fewer Black males were enrolled in the first year of medical schools last year than 32 years ago, a trend that, if left uncorrected, could hamper efforts to provide quality health care to underserved communities.
Indiana has a higher concentration of production and manufacturing jobs. That means graduates who are seeking employment with their degree might find more opportunities outside the state. When they leave, it affects the state's per capita personal income.
Thirty-five years after the Supreme Court set the terms for boosting college admissions of African Americans and other minorities, the court may be about to issue a ruling that could restrict universities' use of race in deciding who is awarded places.