How a University Took on the Textbook Industry

admin/ October 24 2019

HOUSTON — On the third floor of a bank building near Rice University, the future of higher education is being written.

Or at least, edited.

Perched in lime green desk chairs, dozens of employees of OpenStax work here to transform physics, calculus and psychology materials into digital textbooks that students can study at no cost.

This kind of free online textbook was novel...

Here’s What Baltimore’s Lawsuit Against Energy Companies Could Mean for Future Climate Cases

admin/ October 24 2019

The Baytown Exxon gas refinery in Baytown, TX.Benjamin Lowy/Getty
A court case between the city of Baltimore and a group of energy companies will be permitted to continue after the Supreme Court earlier this week rejected the latter’s attempt to freeze the case. The litigation, which the city initiated in 2018, alleges that the energy companies are liable “for their direct emissions...

Woman Graduates From the University Where She Was Abandoned as a Baby » Mortgage Masters Group

admin/ October 17 2019


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    How To Write A Letter Of Appeal To A University

    admin/ October 12 2019

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    Edinburgh University Recalls Students Studying In Egypt After Two Detained

    admin/ October 12 2019

    Edinburgh University has recalled all of its students studying abroad in Egypt after two were detained during their stay. 
    Nine students have returned from the north African nation amid fears for their welfare.
    A spokesperson for the university said the pair, who were studying in the capital city of Cairo, were detained by authorities.  
    The pair have since been released but...

    ‘Devastating.’ Latina Professor and University Officials Respond to Students Burning Book About White Privilege

    admin/ October 11 2019

    On Wednesday night, students at Georgia Southern University (GSU) ripped and burned copies of a Latina author’s book about a woman of color navigating life at a predominately white university. The burning happened after Jennine Capó Crucet, author of Make Your Home Among Strangers and a professor at the University of Nebraska, spoke at the university about the book and her personal experiences...

    University students ‘cheated’ by rise in unfinished housing

    admin/ October 3 2019

    Destiny is feeling cheated and angry.
    She is one of about 250 students at the University of Portsmouth left in the lurch when their accommodation was not finished in time for the new term.
    Instead of a glossy new room, she has been stuck temporarily in a hotel, away from other students – and with no cooking facilities she’s had to live on take-away food for nearly three weeks....

    University group lists Holocaust victims ... except Jews

    admin/ October 3 2019

    (THE JC) The University College Union (UCU) has apologised after it left out Jews from a description of the different groups murdered in the Holocaust, an omission the chief executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust called “completely unacceptable”.

    The UCU had sent out an e-mail to branch and local association secretaries, in which chapters of the union were encouraged to observe...

    A.C.E is finally coming back to the USA with their second tour!

    admin/ October 3 2019

    A.C.E returning to the U.S with the UNDER COVER tourThis winter South Korean boy band A.C.E is coming back with their newly announced tour A.C.E CONCERT [UNDERCOVER: AREA US].The tour will kick off in Chicago on December 1; and in the span of three weeks, the members of the band will meet their fans in a total of 10 different cities all across the United States.Although it has...

    Michael Brown on Federal Judge Rebukes University for Its ‘Ludicrous’ Anti-Christian Discrimination

    admin/ October 3 2019

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    In July 2018, the University of Iowa and its officials restricted from their campus InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (ICF), along with some other religious groups. This was because ICF had the audacity to require that its campus group leaders were Christians.

    Last week, “A federal court ruled University of Iowa officials must pay out of their own...

    MarketersMEDIA Press Release Expands Distribution List with USA Today

    admin/ October 3 2019

    MarketersMEDIA is excited for the new collaboration with USA Today that will further boost their clientele exposure in the United States.New York, United States - October 3, 2019 /MarketersMedia/ — MarketersMEDIA welcomes USA Today as both news sites have entered into an official collaboration where MarketersMEDIA will become a new endpoint for USA Today press release submission.

    International Conference on Rural Development in South Asia at Utkal University

    admin/ October 3 2019

    Bhubaneswar: The department of Sociology and Global Centre for Rural Studies, on the eve of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, have organized an International Conference on the theme, interrogating the trends of Rural Development and Social Transformation in South Asia from 2nd to 4th October 2019 in collaboration with Indian Sociological Society and Indian Anthropological Society....

    University of Maiduguri to ensure safety of students, personnel

    admin/ October 3 2019

    The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), has reiterated commitments to ensure the protection and safety of lives and property of students and other cadres of personnel in the school.
    Prof. Danjuma Gambo, the Director, Radio and Public Relations, gave the assurance in a statement issued on Thursday in Maiduguri.
    Gambo also dismissed as “unfounded, rumour and uninformed” social media...

    Court: University officials 'personally' liable for rights violations

    admin/ September 30 2019

    University officials who shut down a Christian student club because members refused to follow a “non-discrimination” policy requiring them to allow atheists to lead Bible studies now can be “personally” liable for damages to the club.
    The decision comes from a federal judge in the case brought by the InterVarsity Club at the University of Iowa.
    A court already ruled that the...

    3 Time School Dropout to Dream Chaser: Do You Really Need An Education to Succeed? ft. Imran Md Ali

    admin/ September 30 2019

    There’s a line of thought that’s gained popularity lately, that says that entrepreneurs really don’t need college… Despite what we’ve been told our entire lives. But what education DO entrepreneurs need? In pursuit of some clarity, we sat down with Imran Md Ali, a serial entrepreneur who has succeeded by many of today’s standards, such as speaking at the UN and leading several massively...

    Star of Marvel's 'Black Panther' is a University at Buffalo Grad

    admin/ September 29 2019

    Bills lose the first game of the season to move to 3-1. Quarterback Josh Allen was knocked out of the game after a helmet-to-helmet hit in the fourth quarter.

    Southern Utah University students join worldwide protest to better inform community on environmental issues

    admin/ September 27 2019

    ST. GEORGE — Southern Utah University students stepped out of class to participate in an international strike at the local level.
    The worldwide strikes began Sept. 20, three days before the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York City, and are scheduled to end Friday. According to a press release from the “Strike With Us” campaign, over 4 million people were...

    Robi, Gretchen, and Alyssa Visit NU in ‘University Town’

    admin/ September 27 2019

    Volleyball siblings and superstars Jaja and Dindin Santiago take a break from the pro circuit and will take a trip down to F. Jhocson to visit their alma mater, the National University (NU), for this Saturday’s (September 28) edition of “University Town” (“U-Town”) at 1 pm on ABS-CBN S+A.

    Since graduation, the sisters have continued to wow in the volleyball court, earning them...

    No. 12 Penn State silences Maryland crowd with 59-0 dismantling of Terps

    admin/ September 27 2019

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    Your Guide To Entertainment On The Bus Ride To Maryland – Onward State

    admin/ September 27 2019

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