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2014-06-05 12:36:29

12 Faculty Research Projects from Seven Universities to Study the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning DALLAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world's largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it has awarded 12 grants to researchers from seven universities to study the impact and effectiveness of online learning. These grants are part of AP's commitment to supporting the research conducted by partner university faculty members...

2014-03-28 23:23:50

Colleges and universities also face daily challenges to demonstrate their value, making student retention and appropriate outcomes critically important. Denver (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 As the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers 100th annual meeting kicks off in Denver this weekend at the Colorado Convention Center, recruitment, retention and student success continue to be top-of-mind priorities at member higher education institutions. Slated for March 30...

2014-03-06 23:26:32

Women with STEM Ph.D.’s are likelier to start their careers in academia, but their male peers get more of the faculty appointments at research institutions, according to a new analysis by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) of the potential impact gender and family may have on these new graduates’ careers. The paper also notes that being married or having young children looks to be a disadvantage in securing a position at a research institution for both men and women....

2013-07-31 23:21:11

First time winner, Dr. Kris Brandenburger is surprised with distinguished award for outstanding curriculum development. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), recently honored Sofia University Professor Dr. Kris Brandenburger, with the International Education Faculty Achievement Award. Each year, IAUP recognizes faculty members who make significant contributions in curriculum development for world citizenship and who prepare...

2013-04-17 23:15:56

President King will be recognized for his contributions in strengthening international relations in science and education Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Sofia University (formerly Institute of Transpersonal Psychology) President Neal King, PhD, has been nominated for “Honorary Doctor of Caucasus University” (Doctor Honoris Causa) on behalf of the Academic Council and the Board of Caucasus University. The honorary doctorate is given in recognition of President King´s...

2012-08-23 23:00:17

Loyola University New Orleans professor Peter Burns, Ph.D., named one of the nation´s best professors and featured in the book “The Best 300 Professors, offers some timely tips for success in school. Burns. He is also the author of “Success in College: From C's in High School to A's in College.” New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 Students and parents spend their lives trying to get into the best colleges possible, but pay little attention to how to succeed once...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.