19
Aug

COMMENTARY: DAVID COPPOLA AND SARAH KEATING Lifestyle, liberty … and

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COMMENTARY: DAVID COPPOLA AND SARAH KEATING Life, liberty … and
Although it is difficult for those of us working in college admissions to imagine that a student would be accepted based solely on a non-academic factor, the increased level of scrutiny spurred by this decision may help clarify what colleges and …
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Sports briefs
A native of Lee's Summitt, Mo., Piepergerdes finished her playing career on the Pirate volleyball team in the fall of 2012 after three seasons with Armstrong. A three-time PBC Presidential Honor Roll member, the mathematics major played in 22 matches …
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Diploma Disaster?
Indeed, 60 percent of the increased college graduate population between 1992 and 2008 ended up in these lower skill jobs, raising real questions about the desirability of pushing to increase the proportion of Americans attending and graduating from …
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09
Jul

Lastest Nonacademic Careers Information

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Take This Advice and …
If I had heeded this explicit and implicit advice to consider non-faculty careers or to look outside of the academy earlier, I would have turned my sights towards alternative-academic jobs sooner. I was able to cobble together some non-academic …
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Oil tycoon Ian Wood calls for change in schools
The Conmission is also set to call for better careers advice in schools and Sir Ian said businesses have an “immense role” to play in ensuring that youngsters understand the workplace. He added: “This will be best done with long term partnerships from …
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Essay on humanities Ph.D. students with and without outside financial support
He's been able to renew his position – but he also hasn't published, and was passed over for a tenure-track job where he teaches because his teaching load made it impossible to write articles. Another, a married person who leans on her non-academic …
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Hobby Shop Marks 75 Years
At its 1938 founding, the Hobby Shop was a student club strictly for nonacademic projects. "The founders chose the name because they believed that a … That freedom has spawned brilliant careers. Chuck Jordan '49 made a car model that won a 1947 …
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16
Jan

Lastest Nonacademic Careers News

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Advisers Should Ban the Word 'Placement'
We only list the career outcomes of students we placed ourselves. Our Ph.D. alums who work as professors internationally all got their positions on their own, so we don't include them." Or the nonacademic placements either. The problem is the word …
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Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
We look for people with interesting achievements and those who've made the most of their other non-academic opportunities. Candidates should be adaptable, capable of thinking on their feet and problem solvers. A range of work/life experiences …
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07
Jan

Four Georgia districts strike out today in Race to the Leading

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4 Georgia districts strike out these days in Race to the Top
Other goals are to make confident 85 % of seniors are competitive for admission to colleges in the University System of Georgia and a hundred percent of seniors are profession-ready when they graduate. To achieve these objectives, the district has set forth …
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02
Nov

Students get true-world experience by means of hands-on lessons

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Students gain real-world experience through hands-on classes
Director of Career Services Patricia Rose said, “The experience can be very valuable for students, particularly for those who may not have much work experience.” “It gives them the opportunity to interact with professionals in another setting,” Rose …
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The worldwide impact of open access to MIT faculty research
… Open Access Articles Collection in [email protected] reveal that faculty articles have helped a wide range of people — students trying to complete professional and undergraduate degrees; professors at universities with limited access to scholarly …
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05
Sep

UF President Machen welcomes new students

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UF President Machen welcomes new students
The earlier you begin your careers as researchers, scholars and professionals, the earlier you will succeed in graduate school or in fields outside the university. As new students, you may not yet be aware that you will be witnessing history during …
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UK Coal To Close Mine As Profit Collapses
Now wait for all the unionists and other commies protesting that the mine must be kept open irrespective of not being viable because their members need a job. And then, of course, ….. We are good at it. It creates real jobs and good (non academic …
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28
Aug

Lastest Nonacademic Careers News

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Neet figures reach 1 million
She cited a lack of training and work opportunities and the paucity of high-quality careers advice and information, which left non-academic young people with little support. 'Reducing high youth unemployment depends on returning the economy as a whole …
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Archives > Casa Grande Dispatch > News
This change was made because of unanticipated overcrowding in the non-academic centers and many parents' requesting that their students be allowed to leave after sixth period. Beginning the day with RETEACH allows students who are not assigned to …
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More budget cuts ahead for state health care, universities
In addition, the national economy and job growth have been slow, he noted. "There is a nervousness out there in all sorts of ways," … "Reductions should first come from central and nonacademic functions," he said. Officials with the Department of …
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19
Aug

Lastest Nonacademic Careers News

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UVA Starts Board Repair After President Ouster Crisis
Such threats to accreditation — key to universities' eligibility for government funds — and reputation because of non-academic issues have put boards on notice, MacTaggart said. “If there's anything good to come out of this, … MBA Job Hunt: The …
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UVA Starts Board Repair After President Ouster Crisis
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is investigating the attempted ouster of Sullivan at UVA. Such threats to accreditation — key to universities' eligibility for government funds — and reputation because of non …
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GCC urged to align education with labor market to spur jobs creation
This likely to prove critical for substantially boosting the numbers of people placed in the labor market given the numerical dominance of jobs that require non-academic skills and qualifications anywhere in the world. For instance, while Saudi Arabia …
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26
Jul

US recession&#39s other victim: public universities

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US recession's other victim: public universities
Despite more than $ 235 million in spending cuts and cost-saving measures to non-academic areas since 2004 — ranging from limiting the colors of Post-it notes to installing dual flush toilets to save water — the University of Michigan is fortunate …
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Compulsory maths lessons until 18 would be a miscalculation
We absolutely need a mathematically literate cohort of school graduates to fill university places and technical jobs, but this is not solved by forcing everyone to study maths. It's important to ask which are the pupils who will be most affected by …
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09
Jul

Lastest Nonacademic Careers News

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Mitch Daniels Protested As Purdue University's Next President By Students
"It's a travesty for a nonacademic to head a great research university," Haring told WISH-TV. Over the weekend, Haring joined a group of around 75 …. Boren does very well in the fundraising part of his job. Daniels has an undergrad degree from …
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Guide to choosing a local high school
“It means there's a nice blend of academic and non-academic programming,” explained Brenda Sautner, associate superintendent with the Fort McMurray Public School District. … “We've tried to change our focus to become a science and technology and …
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More education does not make you more employable
Anna Bellamy-McIntyre's (HES, June 20) situation is similar to my own, but what response does Australia offer those humanities postgraduates who can neither find a job in universities nor are welcomed by the secondary education sector? … If you …
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