Universities

AHEC Pineywoods, universities and health care providers strive to improve rural health care

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) – Influenza and COVID-19 only heighten the importance of having good health care in rural areas. Yet the rural population is one of the largest populations underserved by physicians in the country. A collaboration is underway to improve the service. When the disease spreads through small towns …

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American universities lack clients

The University of Austin, a new academic institution created by a group of donors and intellectuals unhappy with the increasingly left leaning of English-speaking academia, was unveiled this month. Many professors at existing universities, including several who are not particularly leftist, were not impressed. This is hardly surprising, and not …

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Western universities must adopt a more Chinese pedagogy

Neither the Covid-19 nor the escalating political tensions with the West have lessened China’s thirst for Western education. While Australia’s restrictive border policies have led to a drop in Chinese enrollments, Chinese students continue to come to the UK for higher education, with the number doubling since 2017. However, Western …

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Australian universities convert as little as 1% of casual staff to permanent despite changes in labor laws | Australian universities

Australian universities have converted as little as 1% of their casual staff to permanent positions six months after the change in labor laws, leaving ‘shocking’ levels of insecurity in an industry already hit hard by job losses triggered by Covid. Earlier this week, staff at Newcastle University held a 12-hour …

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Liquidity shortage brake on universities

The struggling public treasury has cast a shadow over the completion of the infrastructure of several proposed universities, which Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced in recent years, as Nabanna whispered that the ruling party had decided to give the priority to social assistance schemes over any other project. A …

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Online platforms are changing the way universities work

Special: Battle against the new coronavirus The challenges created by the global COVID-19 pandemic are shaping the contours of a new internationalization of higher education and encouraging universities to seek ways to deepen collaboration, for example by working digitally, said presidents of higher education. universities at a recent forum held …

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Historically black colleges, universities visit Osceola

OSCEOLA, Ark. (KAIT) – Osceola High School held its second annual HBCU Outreach Foundation College Fair at Seminole Arena. The high school students were exposed to various historically black colleges and universities across the country, learning about student life, admission requirements and scholarship opportunities. “It’s nice to see a whole …

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