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Gov. Christie Calls For Major Changes In Higher Education

Gov. Chris Christie announced today that he has accepted an advisory committee’s plan to overhaul medical education in the state, including a revamped University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, and an expanded research university in South Jersey by combining Rowan University and Rutgers-Camden.

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After the Scandal

Rebuilding an Institution's Brand

Once a school like Penn State or Syracuse has gone through the ethical and public relations disaster of a child sexual abuse scandal ... what comes next? How do you fix what’s broken? Can you even think about rebuilding the brand?

Yes ... but it’s tough. It takes character, both for the organization and on a personal level.

Emerging from this kind of crisis means going through three different stages: denial, damage control, and decision. Lots of people, and lots of institutions, never make it through to that third stage.

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Report Calls For More Collaboration Between Local Colleges And Broward Schools

After a year of interviewing hundreds of teachers and students and organizing community forums, the United Way of Broward issued a report with recommendations to rally support around public schools.

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Birmingham-Southern College Students Take Class Based On 'Lost' Tv Series

Birmingham-Southern College's January term is full of unusual offerings, including a class called "Lost: My Religion," which plays off the cult-hit TV series "Lost," that went off the air in 2010.

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An Integral Part Of MIT Life

Winner of annual math bee becomes campus star

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Texas State University, a Step Closer to the Top Tier, Keeps a Focus on the Future

The view of the Texas State University campus from its president’s 10th-floor office windows in San Marcos may be the same as it was last week, but the institution has fundamentally changed.

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Siemens And Air-Ex Team Deliver Building Controls Training To Mt. San Antonio College Students

Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut Calif. has just graduated its first HVAC/Mechanical Controls Class using building controls Training Modules and products contributed by Siemens Building Technologies Division. The program was developed for the school by Rick Creed of Air-Ex Air Conditioning in Pomona, a Siemens Value-Added Partner (VAP).

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Vernier’s New Lab Books Integrate Scientific Data-Collection Technology into Biology and Organic Chemistry Curricula

Authored by experts in their respective scientific disciplines, Vernier Software & Technology’s two new lab books integrate Vernier data-collection technology and probeware into core experiments to teach students key concepts through the graphing and analysis of real-world data. Investigating Biology through Inquiry is designed for high school and college biology courses, while Organic Chemistry with Vernier covers college-level organic chemistry principles.

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A Free College Education For All (Opinion)

A free college education for all? That’s been the dream of many an idealist.

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Kalamazoo College Announcing $23 Million Grant, Largest In Its History, For Arcus Center For Social Justice Leadership

Kalamazoo College planned at 4:30 this afternoon to announce a $23-million grant, the largest in the 179-year history of the college, for its Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership.

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