University celebrates 20 years of Northwest Online
Past and present faculty, staff and administrators of Northwest Missouri State University gathered Tuesday to celebrate 20 years of providing affordable online education through its Northwest Online program.
Africa: How An African University Grows Start-Ups
Elsewhere globally universities have both fostered technology transfer and start-ups. With certain exceptions, this approach in Africa has been less common. Stellenbosch University runs Launchlab and Russell Southwood spoke to its Operations Manager Brandon Paschal.
Why African universities are focusing strongly on entrepreneurship
Why African universities are focusing strongly on entrepreneurship.
Pentecostal University Celebrates 100 Years of God's Faithfulness
Lee University steps into a promising future with a strong foundation.
Oral Roberts University Celebrates 10 Years of Growth
ORU announced its tenth consecutive year of enrollment growth and a record number of students involved in education for the 2018-2019 academic year.
How political interference keeps hurting Africa's universities
Africa's universities supposedly became more independent after the early 1990s. But it appears they haven't achieved much more than cosmetic autonomy from political interference.
African universities must take a critical view of knowledge and how it's made
Phrases like “knowledge production” conceal the fact that knowledge answers to something beyond itself and beyond us. To produce knowledge is to find out about something.
Back to Campus: Capital University celebrates 100 years of music
The music conservatory’s faculty, alumni and students honor the past while preparing for the future of the industry
Oral Roberts University Celebrates 10 Consecutive Years of Growth
Student enrollment at Oral Roberts University has grown for ten consecutive years.
How South African Universities Are Taking a Lead in HIV Treatment for Students
It’s estimated that 3.4% of students live with HIV.
South African Universities Should Produce More Commercial Ideas
Analysis - Universities are becoming more than teaching and learning institutions. They are increasingly expected to help support themselves by generating income from their research and expertise. The shift towards applying knowledge is driven by society's demand for technological innovation and by shortages in government funding for higher education.
African Universities Must Take a Critical View of Knowledge and How It's Made
Analysis - Most universities boast "centres" or "institutes" designed to announce their strengths in a certain field. But there's more to it than that: when a university establishes a new centre, it is making a statement of intent. It's saying that it perceives a need for more work in that area, and that it intends to drive that work.
How long-discredited “race science” research got published from two South African universities
Two scientific papers in South Africa have raised questions among critics about the quality—and potential biases—of international peer review.
As race to the higher education mountain top hots up, African universities need big funds boost
In 15 years, a 16% increase in enrolment was only accompanied by a 6% increase in public investment in education
A pioneering cardiologist's suicide shows how South African universities isolate black academics
South Africa's universities still aren't safe spaces for black academics and students.
Welding their way to a new future: Navajo Technical University celebrates 11 new welders
As the 2018 spring semester concludes at Navajo Technical University, 11 welding technology majors will earn their certification with the American Welding Society (AWS) proving their competence in the highest industry standards for professional welders.
CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Edgewood College Opens Queer Student Center; Georgetown University Celebrates...
Today's Campus Chronicles features several stories, including the launch of Edgewood College's new Queer Student Center and several campus celebrations of LGBTQ Pride.
How private companies can help African universities produce more scientists and fewer civil servants
Africa's technical knowledge is not keeping pace with economic growth, and business leaders in Africa regularly complain about the lack of local candidates with technical skills.
Cunningham Center at Columbus State University Celebrates 10 Years
The Cunningham Center at Columbus State University will celebrate the 10thanniversary of its grand opening this week. The 67,500-square-foot building started with a gift and a bequest to the university from John Cunningham, a lifelong salesman who possessed a true passion for the sales profession.
Villanova University Celebrates 10-Year Partnership with Catholic Relief Services
April 14 Anniversary Event Includes a Re-signing of the Partnership, Celebration Mass and Luncheon VILLANOVA, Pa. – Since 2005, Villanova University and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) have worked together to advance global solidarity through education, research, advocacy and service. On April 14, representatives from Villanova and CRS came together to celebrate this 10-year anniversary and solidify the future of the partnership The celebration began with mass…