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2009-01-05 09:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Neusoft Corporation (600718.SH), the largest offshore software and service provider in China, announced today that Klaus Zimmer, former Chairman & CEO of SAP North Asia, has officially joined Neusoft Corporation, holding the offices of Vice President and European President for enhanced local presence in the European market. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061219/CNTU012LOGO ) Working within the IT industry for 28...

2008-09-19 03:00:26

By Anderson, Michelle D Through the Intellectual Entrepreneurship: Cross-Disciplinary Consortium at UT, students of diverse backgrounds are being introduced to graduate-level work. Though it did not begin as a diversity initiative, a five-year-old program at the University of Texas at Austin designed to give undergraduates a taste of what graduate school is like has drawn a significant number of underrepresented minority and first-generation students. Together they made up 50 percent of...

2008-09-15 03:00:23

By DeVinney, Michele After surviving years of elementary education, secondary education, and college and university experiences, students and their parents feel a sense of joy and accomplishment upon graduation; however, sometimes those feelings are quickly replaced by the uncertainty of what may be ahead. With an unpredictable economy and an ever-evolving job market, facing the real world after years of the relative safety of school can be daunting for young adults who long for...

2008-08-10 15:00:33

By Tamar Lewin Like a lot of universities in the United States, Northeastern has Barnes & Noble running its bookstore, and Pizza Hut, Wendy's, Starbucks and Taco Bell selling food in the student center. But Northeastern has taken outsourcing one giant step further. In an unusual partnership that began last autumn, the university is using Kaplan, a for-profit education company, to find students for and help run an academic program for international students to spend a year on...

2008-08-08 06:00:48

By Tamar Lewin Like a lot of universities, Northeastern has Barnes & Noble running its bookstore, and Pizza Hut, Wendy's, Starbucks and Taco Bell selling food in the student center. But Northeastern has taken outsourcing one giant step further. In an unusual partnership that began last autumn, the university is using Kaplan Inc., a for-profit education company, to find students for and help run an academic program for international students to spend a year on campus, improving...

2008-07-30 12:01:07

By Kevin Miller, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 30--Two Maine colleges have received a "green" thumbs up from one of the nation's most widely read collegiate guides. College of the Atlantic and Bates College were among 11 schools singled out by The Princeton Review in the company's first-ever ranking of the country's "greenest" schools. The ratings were released this week as part of the company's closely watched annual guidebook, "The Best 368 Colleges," which ranks everything from...

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2008-06-05 11:15:00

New research that involved the tracking of more than 100,000 mobile phone users is shedding light on the way humans live. Researchers involved with the study said their findings would be useful in city planning and preparing for emergencies. "Despite the diversity of their travel history, humans follow simple reproducible patterns," Albert-Laszlo Barabasi of Northeastern University in Boston and colleagues wrote in their report. Published in the journal Nature, the report showed that...

2008-05-27 18:00:33

Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun has appointed Stephen W. Director to be the university's provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. Director, currently serving as provost at Drexel University, is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He previously served as dean of engineering at both the University of Michigan and Carnegie Mellon University. "Steve shares deeply...

2007-10-15 12:00:35

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c71520) has announced the addition of Roles & Goals of Business School Professors: Video Leadership Seminar with Thomas Moore of Northeastern University to their offering. The goal of this Video Leadership Seminar is to provide educators with essential information about the roles and goals of business school professors. The DVD is viewable on any computer or iPod (that supports video) and features 30 minutes of live...