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What universities are doing to keep the next Mark Zuckerberg from dropping out

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What universities have in common with record labels

from Quartz

What universities have in common with record labels

In overvaluing confidence, we’ve forgotten the power of humility | Truth is more important than social status. |

from The Chronicle of Higher Education

How to Produce Students Who Can Change the World

Robert Sternberg shares his vision for "what universities can be."

What University of Leicester physics students suggest hyperspace travel would really look like (Image: University of Leicester)

Although much wistful nostalgia is directed toward the formerly majestic and tree-lined Jarvis Street, the transformation of University Avenue over the years is probably worth a tear or two as well. It's not that the current iteration of University is particularly ugly — it isn't — but when you see...

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from the Guardian

What university life is like on a 'forgotten' campus

Many universities have secondary campuses miles from their main sites. Are students based on them missing out?

Although much wistful nostalgia is directed toward the formerly majestic and tree-lined Jarvis Street, the transformation of University Avenue over the years is probably worth a tear or two as well. It's not that the current iteration of University is particularly ugly — it isn't — but when you see...

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from Scoop.it

What universities need: regulation, regulation, regulation

A report from the Higher Education Commission out this week will call for swift action to protect students from fly-by-night colleges | CUED

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