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Academic Today Is All About Show; Could This Be Worrying?

May 18, 2016 AM EDT Things are not like it used to be as far as academic is concerned. For instance, those applying for research grant need to possess an imaginative "public engagement" plan - It's all about show ...

Jayhawks Tie Academic All-Big 12 Teams Title; To Beat Texas Longhorns At Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Championships

May 11, 2016 AM EDT Thirty Kansas University student-athletes were named to the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Men's and Women's Track & Field Teams. The Jayhawks led the league alongside Texas Longhorns with 30 honorees each. ...

All-Alabama Academic Team Foundation Honors 2 Wallace Community College Students, Awards $1,000 Scholarship [VIDEO]

May 11, 2016 AM EDT Students from Dothan and Ariton, both attended Wallace Community College, have been honored as All-Alabama Academic Team members in Dothan, Alabama.

IIE Backs US-Cuba Bilateral Cooperation, Signals Positive Impact On Higher Education

Apr 27, 2016 AM EDT The Institute of International Education (IIE) leads support to the US-Cuba Academic Cooperation for higher education communities in advancing university-to-university engagement. Through IIE, ...

Mansfield to Suspend Degree Programs and Faculty in Restructuring Initiative

Oct 10, 2014 AM EDT Mansfield University will freeze several academic programs and let go 12 faculty members due to financial constraints like enrolment declines and reduced state aid. The move will take effect with the ...

Sleep Disturbance Affects Academic Performance of Adolescents, Study

Sep 24, 2014 AM EDT Adolescents, who experience sleep disturbance or short sleep duration, are less likely to excel in academics, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Uppsala University.

High Level of Physical Activity Improves Academic Results in Boys, Study

Sep 12, 2014 AM EDT Extensive physical activity leads to enhanced academic results during the first three years of school, particularly in boys, according to a University of Eastern Finland study.

NCAA Suspends WV Cornerback for Three Games over Academic Eligibility Issues

Aug 26, 2014 AM EDT The National Collegiate Athletic Association has suspended West Virginia corner back Ishmael "Icky" Banks for the first three games of the year over an unspecified academic eligibility issue.

Kentucky Christian University Severs Ties with Baptist Institution for More Autonomy

Jul 17, 2014 AM EDT Campbellsville University Board of Trustees has decided to terminate its relationship with Kentucky Baptists Convention to appoint its own trustees and maintain academic freedom.

Barry Creamer Named Criswell College’s New President

Jul 12, 2014 AM EDT Dr. Barry K. Creamer has been named as Criswell College's seventh president, effective August 1.

AAUP urges Universities to Cut Ties with Confucius Institutes for Ignoring Academic Freedom

Jun 25, 2014 AM EDT The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is urging colleges and universities nationwide to cut their ties with Confucius Institutes for disregarding academic freedom.

University of Saskatchewan Welcomes “Fired” Professor Back; Offers Tenured Academic Position.

May 16, 2014 AM EDT University of Saskatchewan officials rescinded the decision to ban Prof. Robert Buckingham for life from campus.

WVU Renames Journalism School Considering Changing Media and Academic Offerings

Feb 22, 2014 AM EST West Virginia University has changed the name of its 75-year-old journalism school, Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism to the Reed College of Media, to reflect the changing media environment and ...

Expelled Economics Professor Was Fired Because Of His Poor Academic Performance, Peking Officials Say

Oct 26, 2013 AM EDT Peking University officials have defended their decision of expelling Xia Yeliang, an economics professor around a week ago. Yeliang, a pro-democracy activist couldn’t apparently impress them with ...

US Shutdown Affects Military Service Institutions, Academic Resources and Scientific Research

Oct 09, 2013 AM EDT As the United States' partial government shut down entered its second week, it has not only affected the tourism industry and the lives of 80,000 federal employees but also impacted the country's ...

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