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2014-04-28 16:26:37

New demands on universities go beyond research and teaching to basic research and technology transfer TAMPA, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Should universities change

2012-12-11 15:14:54

One common idea about why there are fewer women professors in the sciences than men is that women are less willing to work the long hours needed to succeed.

2012-07-18 23:00:17

Ellen Bremen, professor and author of Say This, NOT That to Your Professor, wrote the book as a solution to the high drop out rates of first year college students.

2011-05-24 09:52:00

AUSTIN, Texas and WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Only 20 percent of University of Texas at Austin professors teach the majority of students, according to a new study released this week.

2011-05-23 10:47:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time of alarming tuition costs and economic uncertainties, an analysis of the preliminary data released earlier this month by the University of Texas System shows one of the state's flagship universities could make tuition vastly more affordable by moderately increasing faculty emphasis on teaching. The Center for College Affordability and Productivity conducted the study released today titled "Faculty Productivity and Costs at The University...

2011-05-03 07:45:00

CROMWELL, Conn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For parents and school administrators, the afternoon dismissal process can create a host of scenarios that can change on a daily, or sometimes hourly, basis.

2011-01-13 17:51:44

The reward systems at universities heavily favor science, math and engineering research at the expense of teaching, which can and must change.


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