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2013-08-07 23:19:31

The Princeton Review praises the Needham engineering school for its real-world approach to engineering education focusing on hands-on, project-based learning, and close relations among peers and professors. Needham, Mass (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The Princeton Review has named Olin College of Engineering one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education. The education services company features Olin in the new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 378...

2013-08-07 16:25:28

Book for Rich Kids, Poor Kids, and International Students, Open the Gates to the Ivy League, by C. W. Henderson, is a College Guide to a Plan B for Getting Into the Top Colleges NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new book for rich kids, poor kids, and international students, Open the Gates to the Ivy League, is a guide to a Plan B for getting into the top colleges. According to the book, students should apply to colleges with back doors for college admissions in addition to...

2013-08-07 16:24:01

College Application Season is Here: In Addition to Safety Schools, Apply to Top Colleges with Back Doors for College Admissions NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Although students and parents have been advised to apply to several "safety" schools, just in case you don't get into your first choices, there is another Plan B alternative: back gateways. According to a book published this week, Open the Gates to the Ivy League, twenty colleges ranked in the top twenty-five by U.S....

2013-07-30 23:04:25

Global pioneer of biotechnology education, research and workforce development programs to lead the BETC. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Worcester Polytechnic Institute today named Kamal A. Rashid, PhD, as director of the university’s Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC). An internationally recognized leader in biotechnology education, research and workforce development programs, he will also hold research professorships in the departments of Chemical Engineering,...

2013-07-25 23:16:56

The MBA in Music Business is built around a traditional MBA curriculum complemented by business courses that are specific to the music industry. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education will offer the nation’s first fully online MBA in Music Business in conjunction with Berklee Online, Berklee College of Music’s award-winning online extension school. The MBA in Music Business, created in partnership with...

2013-07-25 23:01:00

Kevin Lawlor, a senior executive with decades of experience, will return to his alma mater as Executive Vice President of Fairfield University. FAIRFIELD, Conn. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Fairfield University alumnus Kevin Lawlor, a senior executive with decades of experience, will return to his alma mater as Executive Vice President. University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., announced the appointment yesterday following a national search to fill the post. Lawlor, a 1979 graduate of the...

2013-07-23 16:21:23

WELLESLEY, Mass., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the College's required full-year course entitled Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME), teams of first-year students began developing their business plans when they arrived in September 2012. While learning the nuts and bolts of inventing, developing, launching, managing, and liquidating a business, students were then given the opportunity to translate their skills into real world applications. In...

2013-07-18 23:21:59

In an exercise last month called the Leadership Summit 36 graduate students from Norwich University’s online College of Graduate and Continuing Studies spent six hours working on tough leadership challenges with representatives from a variety of organizations. NORTHFIELD, Vt. (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Cybersecurity, recruitment and retention, transparency and the clash of old and new cultures: these are problems organizations everywhere face. How can students from a wide swath of...

2013-07-12 23:01:31

Southern New Hampshire University connects with students nationwide through a summer-long initiative to foster and recognize student success. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Southern New Hampshire University will embark on an unprecedented cross-country journey to celebrate student success. Traveling across the United States in an SNHU.edu bus throughout July and August, the university will meet some of the 20,000 students currently studying online and many alumni. Faculty, advisors...

2013-07-09 23:23:25

A University of Massachusetts Boston researcher has published a study that examines how rising ocean temperatures could upend the delicate balance of life in marine ecosystems. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 A University of Massachusetts Boston researcher has published a study that examines how rising ocean temperatures could upend the delicate balance of life in marine ecosystems. Cascade Sorte, a researcher at UMass Boston’s School for the Environment, and Assistant Professor J....