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Dissatisfied with the university you have chosen? Here’s everything you need to know about transferring schools

Unhappy with the extreme winter on the east coast? Want to switch to a college with a smaller cohort? Want to pursue a major offered by another university? Do not worry. You can transfer to a university of your choice…

College endowments skyrocketed in fiscal year 2021, study finds

College and university endowments posted dizzying returns in fiscal year 2021, with endowments of all sizes increasing by at least 20%, according to a new study. The average university endowment size increased 35% to $1.1 billion, and the median endowment…

Shocking: Less Than Half of CA College Volunteer Reward Program Funds Going to Students – GV Wire

Lea este artículo en Spanish. A new California program to financially reward students for volunteering has drawn national Warning — but less than half of its budgeted money goes to actual student aid. Mikhail Zinshteyn To analyse Cal Matters The…

Chartered Banker Institute and Accredible: Digital Credentials Allow Members to Demonstrate Professional Qualifications | Business

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 14, 2022– Accredible, the world’s leading digital credential platform, today announced a partnership with the Chartered Banker Institute (“the Institute”) to bring verifiable, secure and shareable digital credentials to members of the Institute. Institute members are…

In an era of rising prices, college is next

Around the world, the coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult for businesses to produce and for people to buy goods. As a result, the price of things like meat, cars, and fuel has gone up. Something else is also expected…

The 25 Best Feeder Schools for Investment Banking

Not surprisingly, Harvard University and New York University are the best feeder schools for a Wall Street career, according to Wall Street Oasis’ 2022 Investment Banking Industry Report. There are a myriad of factors that go into selecting the best…

Emerson is on FIRE’s 2022 ‘Ten Worst Colleges for Free Speech’ list

Photo: Courtesy/Izzy Desmarais FIRE’s “Truck of Shame” announces its 2022 list of “Ten Worst Colleges for Free Speech” around the Emerson campus. An education advocacy group has named Emerson one of the “worst colleges for free speech,” rooted in its…

Biden’s Supreme Court nominee should have 5 key qualities

By Benes Aldana (February 8, 2022, 4:22 PM EST) – Now that President Joe Biden has reiterated his campaign promise, we know that the next person to undergo a confirmation trial by the United States Supreme Court will be a…

Intel launches $1 billion fund to create foundry innovation ecosystem

SANTA CLARA, Calif., February 7, 2022 — Intel today announced a new $1 billion fund to support early-stage startups and established companies developing disruptive technologies for the foundry ecosystem. A collaboration between Capital Intel and Intel Foundry Services (IFS), the…

Discovery reveals how atomic vibrations emerge

A hundred years of physics teach us that collective atomic vibrations, called phonons, can behave like particles or waves. When they hit an interface between two materials, they can bounce back like a tennis ball. If the materials are thin…

Kehrberg returns to Bethel for a guest recital

Professor Emeritus of Music Don Kehrberg will give a recital of oboe, cor anglais and tenor on Friday, February 11 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of the administration building, also featuring Tate Addis, piano, and Kevin Kehrberg, bass guitar….

Virtua Partners sells Britannia Business Center in the Bay Area for $78 million

Virtua Partners has sold the Britannia Business Center in Pleasanton, Calif., a town in the Bay Area, for $78 million to an anonymous buyer. The 292,000 square foot property is among the most successful R&D campuses in the Bay Area….

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated: $78 million paid for a four-building R&D/office campus in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, January 31, 2022 –JLL Capital Markets today announced the closing of the $78 million sale of the Britannia Business Center, a state-of-the-art R&D/office campus totaling 292,000 square feet in the Bay Area community of Pleasanton, California. JLL represented…

University staff responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion show anti-Israel bias

A recent heritage foundation to study found a strong anti-Israel bias in the social media posts of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) officers at colleges and universities across the United States. These officials criticize Israel much more frequently and much…

UC Berkeley Museum of Anthropology Returns Remains of 1860 Massacre to Wiyot Tribe – CBS San Francisco

EUREKA (AP) — The most vulnerable members of the Wiyot tribe were sleeping on the morning of February 26, 1860, when a band of white men crept into their northern California villages in the dark and massacred them . Many…

MyShake App Now Available in Washington State to Provide Warning Before Earthquakes Start

iPhone screenshots of MyApp. (App Store Pictures) Washington state residents have another way to be alerted to an earthquake and potential tremor with the arrival of the MyShake app, a service that was previously only available in California. and in…

Making a Difference with a US Masters in Public Health

Early detection of diseases. Epidemic control. Better quality of life. These are just a few of the many ways public health professionals help and save lives. Indeed, health is a fundamental human right – as a public health professional, you…

CA Gov. Gavin Newsom launches historic college service program

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday launched a historic statewide college service program, which offers community service opportunities to students in exchange for $10,000 scholarships. The #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program aims to engage students in meaningful service for local community…

Colleges are taking advantage of NFTs as a new fundraising mechanism

As NFTs dominate the moment, some colleges are cashing in on the craze. An NFT (short for Non-Fungible Token) is a speculative digital asset that is unique and cannot be replicated or replaced. People often compare NFTs to original works…

College Corps program aims to help college students pay for college through volunteering – KION546

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KION-TV) — The state, alongside public and private universities, has announced a program that can reward students who serve their communities by helping them pay for their college education. The Californians for All College Corps program will offer…

Shades of green in business education rankings

There is no shortage of advocates for “softer and greener” MBAs these days. Many activists now criticize business school rankings for focusing on graduate salaries rather than the tools and values ​​needed for a more responsible form of capitalism. But,…

My memories of Joan Didion before she became famous – Press Enterprise

I knew Joan Didion before she became, well, Jeanne Didion. That is, the literary icon Joan Didion. Carlos Cortés, professor emeritus of history at UC Riverside, remembers his friendship with the late Joan Didion. (File photo by David Bauman, The…

Did Harvard just signal the end of the era of testing it started

In the 1920s, Harvard’s adoption of the SAT for admission energized a nascent movement of standardized admissions testing in elite enclaves. In the 1960s, when the University of California (UC) system did the same, it made the admissions testing trend…

Native American inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist Narinder Kapany left an indelible mark

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS): He is considered the “father of fiber optics”, one of the seven “unsung heroes of the 20th century” for his Nobel Prize-winning breakthrough that spawned the internet and is responsible for devices ranging from endoscopes…

Chicago businesses team up to build suburban communities

CHICAGO – Core Spaces, a Chicago-based residential real estate developer, and Harrison Street, an investment management firm focused exclusively on alternative real estate assets, said they have formed a joint venture that will invest up to $ 1.5 billion for…

U.S. campuses angered by Covid restrictions

U.S. colleges and universities are starting the spring semester with growing rebellions against the ongoing lockdowns, as staff and students increasingly question the value of the strong restrictions in person. The semester arrives with American higher education perhaps experiencing its…

Rise in COVID cases causing delays, distance education at Bay Area universities

Rise in COVID cases causing delays, distance education at Bay Area universities The spike in COVID cases is forcing some Bay Area universities to return to distance education or delay their return from winter vacation. BERKELEY, Calif. – Cal has…

Colleges Resume In-Person Classes Amid Omicron

Colleges across the country that are turning to distance education and delaying the start of the spring semester may have grabbed the headlines, but they are in the minority. The vast majority of institutions are returning to in-person learning as…

Reviews | Mental health on college campuses amid Covid

For the publisher: Re “The fast-spreading variant has campuses fearing a mental health crisis” (news article, December 23): I am the parent of a sophomore at Dartmouth where three freshmen committed suicide in the 2020-21 school year. I totally agree…

Mark Patton: After a lifetime of assists, Kelly Barsky ready to lead UCSB athletics | Sports

Lake Winnipesaukee was Kelly Barsky’s childhood playground. She grew up near Alton Bay, the sword-shaped cove that stabs four miles beyond the southeast edge of New Hampshire’s largest body of water. However, she did not know anything about the place…

Racial Inequality in California: What Can the State Do with $ 31 Billion? | State and regional

California is a state of contrasts. On the one hand, it has a budget surplus of $ 31 billion from the earnings of the rich, allowing it to spend record amounts on schools and health care. On the other hand,…

2022 Business and Economics Universities

The best of the best Choosing a good university can be a difficult challenge. Choosing the one that’s right for you is even more daunting. It’s easy to get lost in the multitude of reviews and ratings online, some of…

How the effect of anti-Muslim prejudices on campus is hurting student education

(RNS) – For Amna Omar, a recent graduate of San Diego State University, the worst moment came during her freshman year, when a class discussion about religion turned to Islam . A student singled out Omar, telling him that she…

The bay area omicron wave is underway. Here’s what to expect in the coming weeks

The omicron outbreak has started in the Bay Area, but this fifth wave of COVID is unlikely to unfold like any of the previous – and now very familiar – roller coaster models of the 2-year pandemic. Health experts predict…

Snow Sciences | TahoeDailyTribune.com

For 75 years, the Central Sierra Snow Lab has been studying the Sierra Nevada snowpack Longtime (and now retired) director Randall Osterhuber of the CSSL measures the snowpack at the Donner Pass field site. Photo / Central Sierra Snow Lab…

Snehendu Kar | Death notice | news-gazette.com

CHAMPAIGN – Dr Snehendu Bikash Kar, 89, from Champaign died at 7:07 p.m. on Monday, December 13, 2021, at the Carle Foundation hospital in Urbana. After an increasingly complex set of health complications, he passed away comfortably with his family…

Qatar built a literal city for education

A view of the city of education in Qatar. Derek newton Education is a competitive business. We can wonder if this should be the case, and there are many reasons why we would all be better off if it wasn’t….

The Most Recent Golden Bear – California Golden Bears Athletics

Michelle Minahen / Cal Athletics Eloise Rilely leads Quinn through a team tunnel during Friday’s signing ceremony. WWIM20/12/2021 13:30 | By: Cal Athletics Team IMPACT’s Quinn Joins Cal’s Women’s Swim Team BERKELEY – Women’s swim and diving program Cal, defending…

COVID-19 in higher education: How Stanford’s omicron response compares to peer institutions

The omicron variant has catalyzed a resurgence of COVID-19 in higher education institutions with thousands of cases emerging on college campuses across the country in recent days. The growing number of cases has prompted Stanford and its counterpart institutions to…

Meet Sam Buttrey, winner of the ‘Jeopardy’s Professors Tournament’

The Jeopardy Teachers Tournament concluded its season with competitor Sam Buttrey crowned the winner. The show featured 15 professors and three of them won cash prizes. Sam took home the top prize of $ 100,000, while Professors Ed Hashima, who…

A day in the life of a nutritionist

In this interview, we spoke to nutritionist Dr. Marion Nestlé about her day-to-day roles and responsibilities as well as career highlights. What inspired your career in nutrition? The short answer: I love to eat. And I have always been fascinated…

The Hollywood Reporter hosted an annual Women In Entertainment Breakfast in honor of Jennifer Aniston and Selma Blair

Hollywood journalist (THR) held their annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast last week, honoring Jennifer Aniston with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award and Selma Blair with the Equity in Entertainment Award. The event coincided with the release of The Hollywood Reporter’s…

Berkeley study finds major restriction policies cause racial stratification

UC Berkeley’s Center for Higher Education Studies, or CSHE, released a study Dec. 6 showing that major restriction policies cause racial inequality and resource inefficiency. The study analyzed the top restriction policies at the top 25 public universities in the…

an unfair end, but an impressive Formula 1 season – The Undefeated

Lewis Hamilton has been robbed. Late in Sunday’s Formula 1 season finale at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Mercedes driver appeared to be champion again. He led with a solid gap over Max Verstappen, the Red Bull prodigy with…

Valley News Column: Digital learning frees students and faculty

Hybrid education through Zoom and other digital platforms during the COVID-19 outbreak has been both an educational and a disturbing experience for many of us, especially students. “The uncertainty about the pandemic and the fear of infection are among the…

SAT in the throes of inaccessibility – Berkeley High Jacket

Last Saturday, the SAT was offered at Berkeley High School (BHS). However, only six percent of the students who took the exam were actually from BHS. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a shortage of places for SAT exams at bay…

Obituary: Jack Fujimoto, 93 years old; Administrator of the College, Promoter of the teaching of the Japanese language

Dr Jack Fujimoto was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Golden Rays with Neck Ribbon, by Consul General Jun Niimi in November 2011 at the Consul General’s official residence in Los Angeles. Masakazu Jack Fujimoto, longtime university professor, promoter…

Intel launches integrated photonics research center

SANTA CLARA, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –What’s new: Intel Labs recently opened the Intel® Research Center for Integrated Photonics for Data Center Interconnects. The centre’s mission is to accelerate optical input / output (I / O) technological innovation in performance…

Choose a topic of your choice, opportunities will follow

Dear Madam, I finished my studies in computer engineering and recently started working in a multinational company. I am interested in pursuing a masters abroad in the field of data analysis or data science. Can you please guide me regarding…

How “science” woke up

“Believe in science”. You’ve probably seen this common – and silly – trope on leftist political turf boards. But what does that mean? Science is a method, a tool, but these lawn signs seem to call for something else. Rather,…

Saturday morning news summary

Alameda and Berkeley County public health officials said on Friday they had identified five East Bay residents with the Omicron variant of COVID-19. The patients, who are believed to be mildly symptomatic, were among 12 COVID cases linked to a…

Future Planet Capital closes £ 3million crowdfunding in days

Future Planet Capital, the impact investor targeting top university spin-offs, surpassed its £ 2.5million Seedrs crowdfunding target within days. The venture capital firm, which has so far invested £ 300million in university spin-offs, has now raised £ 3million through the…

William ‘Bill’ Stubblefield named Distinguished Citizen of Berkeley County 2022 | Newspaper

MARTINSBURG – William “Bill” Stubblefield was recently selected as the Distinguished Citizen of Berkeley County for 2022. The 27th recipient of the Berkeley County Distinguished Citizen Award, presented by the Berkeley County Division of the Potomac District of Shenandoah Regional…

The bill would reform the appointments of heritage commissions

Representative JA Moore speaks to reporters after the 2019 Democratic debate in Charleston | Photo: Sam Spence. Staff reports | If a pre-deposited invoice by State Representative JA Moore becomes law, the method of appointment to the SC African American…

IIT Delhi beats UC Berkeley and University of Chicago in Times Employability Rankings, ranks 27th

IIT Delhi is ranked 27th in the Times Higher Education Global Employability Rankings. | Communal room Text size: A- A + New Delhi: India’s technical establishments topped two global employability rankings this year. After the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT),…

Roman baths, leisure centers and re-engagement for equal access

Under the Roman Empire, the bath institutionalized leisure. Usually located near the forum, the center of town, the bath was a publicly funded place for all citizens, regardless of their socio-economic class, to socialize, exercise, wash and relax after a…

So you think you can dress up: a comparison of fashion culture at Stanford and Berkeley

Graphic: Caitlin Kunchur / The Stanford Daily There is something distinctive about college fashion; call it the daring of youth or the excitement of independent living. Universities welcome students from all over the world, who come together to form a…

USC building renamed in honor of a Native American alumnus

One of USC’s most prominent buildings – stripped last year of the name of a prominent eugenicist and former university president – will instead honor Joseph Medicine Crow, a Native American alumnus who wrote influential works on Indigenous history and…

Wilner Hotline – Five names for the job of the Washington Huskies

The Jimmy Lake era, which lasted 713 days, a pandemic, a division title, an incident on the field, an endless number of three-and-outs, a suspension and so many baffling decisions, is over. At some point in the next six weeks,…

Emerson launches ‘cluster rental’ for intersectional studies

Photo: Yongze Wang The Marlboro Institute for Liberal and Interdisciplinary Studies New ‘cluster recruitment’ initiative at Emerson aims to recruit faculty for newly created positions in the departments of Visual and Media Arts and Writing, Literature and Publishing, as well…

Free speech under attack at MIT, Williams must stand up for free speech – The Williams Record

In higher education, academic freedom and a tolerance for a variety of perspectives are vital. However, time and time again, colleges and universities bow to the pressure of social media and undermine this fundamental mission. This semester, MIT did national…

Tencent WE Summit Celebrates the Power of Scientific Innovation with Nobel Prize Winners

Under the theme ‘The Pathfinder’, the WE 2021 Summit honors pioneers who not only pioneered the development of science and technology, but also played an active role in shaping the future thinking of all. Six guest speakers attended the summit…

College tool displays degree costs, post-graduation salaries and more

Students in Stanford University’s English program can expect to earn around $ 24,000 two years after graduating from the prestigious private university. Just down the street, students who earn a two-year associate’s degree through Foothill College in the allied health…

Asset managers face roadblocks on their way to net zero

In the context of COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, a number of institutional investors – including large endowments to universities such as BU, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard , Loyola Chicago, UC Berkeley and the University…

UNM Anderson professor selected as 2021 Sumner Marcus Prize winner: UNM Newsroom

The University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management announced that Shawn Berman, Anderson Professor of Business and Society, received the 2021 Sumner Marcus Award for his significant contributions to the field of management. This award is presented annually by…

Collective impact | News | ENJOYED

Zeno is essentially a community matchmaker for social progress. Mentored at the University of Washington by PLU alumni Connie Kravas ’67 and Eric Godfrey ’70, Zeno’s goal is to empower communities to solve their own challenges through shared learning and…

Future physicists experience research during internship in Rochester: NewsCenter

October 31, 2021 Six Williams, a student at East High School, focuses a camera to take emission measurements on a spectrometer. (Photo credit: Pierre Gourdain) The Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP) at the University of Rochester this summer…

Using science to understand the future of water

The ARM team set up instruments at Crested Butte this summer to collect data to understand how the climate affects the snowpack and water availability. (Courtesy of Los Alamos National Laboratory) The first snows of fall draw our eyes to…

President of the U. of C. Alivisatos inaugurated, encourages “a more committed institution” | Local News

University of Chicago President Paul Alivisatos was inaugurated as the school’s 14th principal on Friday, citing the university’s long and complicated relationships with surrounding communities on the South Side as he described his broader vision of his mission under his…

The market for non-fungible tokens is evolving

JURNALISM IS ON telling a story rather than living it. Yet sometimes these two realities collide. When a new technology shows promise, trying it out can help tell the story. In September, we wrote that non-fungible tokens (TVNs) and the…

How Kamala Harris’ mother, Shyamala Gopalan, came to America from Calcutta

Almost thirty years after Vaishno Bagai’s suicide, a twenty-year-old Tamil Iyer girl boarded an international flight to Calcutta, holding a letter of acceptance from UC Berkeley and the few dollars her bureaucrat father had PV Gopalan had raised for his…

Has America Been Overwhelmed by Creeping Credentialism?

Editor’s Note: In this view of the future, students debate “credentialism,” the ever-increasing demand for university degrees. Next week we’ll ask: What is the most dangerous flashpoint for US foreign policy in the coming year? Taiwan? Iran? Or elsewhere? Students…

College or bust free | Just visit

It seems extremely likely that President Joe Biden’s plan for a free community college will not succeed if / when the Build Back Better plan passes Congress. While not entirely surprising, it is still disappointing, as the plan had the…

UH participates in first-ever international driverless motor racing event

The University of Hawaii made history by participating in the Indy Autonomous Challenge, the very first autonomous racing car event. The team, EUH AI Racing Tech, achieved some of his fastest speeds, however, he didn’t complete the time trials and…

Sri Lankan American Astronomer Ray Jayawardhana Featured in PBS / BBC Documentary | Global

Sri Lankan American astronomer Ray Jayawardhana shared his insights in the new PBS NOVA / BBC neutrino documentary, “Particles Unknown,” which airs on October 6. Jayawardhana is Dean Harold Tanner of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of…

Award-winning Boston ensemble to sing Renaissance madrigals

Fans of Renaissance choral music will be in for a treat in late October, when the much-loved vocal ensemble Blue Heron heads to the Pitzer Center at UC Davis for a free noon concert on Thursday. October 28 and a…

Renu Mehra receives Marie R. Pistilli Women in Engineering Achievement Award

Synopsys Digital Design Group R&D Group Director Honored as Pioneer of Design Automation for Power Management SAN FRANCISCO– (BUSINESS WIRE) –# 58DAC–Renu Mehra, R&D Group Director for the Digital Design Group at Synopsys, has been selected as the 2021 recipient…

Free speech debate shakes science universities after conference canceled

A prominent climate physicist resigned from one of his posts at the University of California at Berkeley on Monday, after saying faculty members would not agree to invite a guest lecturer to the school who had already been criticized for…

Counterpoint: Skip Foreign Languages ​​at Your Peril | Chroniclers

Learning foreign languages ​​connects one person to other people, improves understanding of English and later pays off in unexpected ways. COURTESY / istockphoto.com By James Rosen InsideSources One day in the fall of 1974, I entered a Russian course at…

Four years of math hurts students of color – Berkeley High Jacket

Opinion A student works on problems in a math class. Sasha Balasubramanian Many students might consider math their favorite class. For some, math is a confusingly arranged set of numbers that students need to remember and practice relentlessly. It can…

Social climate bureaucracy is not the way to improve behavior on campus

Australia is a country rich in online academic modules that require staff and students to behave in certain ways. Students are required to undertake them before starting their undergraduate courses. Staff are called upon to support them if they want…

Energy Exascale Earth System Model Version 2 promises twice the speed

The Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM) is an ongoing project of modeling, simulation and prediction of the Earth system of the Department of Energy (DOE) aimed at “asserting and maintaining a position of international scientific leader” in these areas….

China seeks to cement ties in Europe

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Chinese President Xi Jinping aims to strengthen relations in Europe, a traditional stronghold of support for the United States, as a buffer against fragile Sino-American relations, analysts say. Xi met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last…

UC adopts recommendations for responsible use of artificial intelligence

Read the report Responsible Artificial Intelligence: Recommendations to Guide the University of California’s Artificial Intelligence Strategy University of California President Michael V. Drake, MD, has adopted a set of recommendations to guide the safe and responsible deployment of artificial intelligence…

The infrastructure bill will not be enough to bridge the digital divide – GCN

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW The infrastructure bill will not be enough to bridge the digital divide By Sampak Garg October 18, 2021 The digital divide – the gap in broadband access between rich and poor, urban and rural – is one of…

As colleges grapple with colonial roots, should some campus statues fall? – University time

Although largely attributed to Oriel College, Oxford, the Rhodes Must Fall movement has its roots at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The student-led campaign, conceived in March 2015, sparked debate about the relevance of immortalizing individual colonial figureheads…

Open houses are back – see when you can visit NJ college campuses

Proof of COVID vaccination or a negative test is required, but that hasn’t stopped hundreds of potential students and their families from heading to the Montclair State University campus earlier this month to the institution’s first face-to-face open house since…

These are the most sought after majors in the world

If you are one of the super competitive kids looking to gain admission into one of the most envious programs offered at some of the most prestigious institutes in the world, here are some details on some of the most…

Experts call for a more holistic approach to higher education

At a forum held at East China Normal University in Shanghai on Oct. 15, educators called for a more holistic perspective in higher education, as students now face a more interconnected world. The forum on cooperation between higher education institutions…

Rutgers hosts conference on “Broke: The Racial Consequences of Underfunding Public Universities”

The Rutgers Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement and the Eagleton Institute of Politics co-hosted a talk about virtual book Thursday to discuss “Broke: The Racial Consequences of Underfunding Public Universities”. The books co-authors Laura Hamilton, professor and president…

In memoriam: Gertrude Forte

Gertrude “Trudy” Forte, former editor of the Journal of Lipid Research and leading lipoprotein researcher, died on June 9. She was 84 years old. Forte was born on February 25, 1937 in Wayne, Pennsylvania. According to her Berkeley Lab obituary,…