higher education

Connections: Local college presidents discuss their reopening plans for the fall

A number of area colleges and universities have announced they plan to reopen in the fall. Their plans come with modifications to the academic calendar,...
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Mon, 06/29/2020 - 10:29am
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Connections: Discussing the mental health "epidemic" on college campuses

Psychiatrists and mental health counselors across the country say college students are facing a campus mental health "epidemic." NPR reported on the...
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Fri, 05/08/2020 - 10:19am
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Connections: Should colleges and universities reopen in the fall?

In a recent op-ed for the New York Times, Brown University president Christina Paxson wrote that it won't be easy, but college campuses must reopen in...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:25am
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Connections: How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting local colleges and universities

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a number of challenges for institutions of higher education. Students are learning remotely, and faculty are doing...
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Thu, 04/16/2020 - 10:13am
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SUNY Empire State College launches Empire Opportunity Program for 2020 academic year

SUNY Empire State College is launching the Empire Opportunity Program for the 2020 academic year. The program offers financial aid and academic support...
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:32pm
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Connections: Exploring the role of chief diversity officers on college and university campuses

Inside Higher Ed reports that more institutions now have chief diversity officers than ever before. But what do those positions entail? How do colleges...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:59am
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Connections: Discussing "ungrading" in college classrooms

A growing number of American college professors are changing the way they grade students. In particular, some are engaging an evaluation method referred...
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Mon, 12/30/2019 - 9:48am
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Connections: University of Rochester President Sarah Mangelsdorf

On July 1, 2019, Sarah Mangelsdorf became the new president of the University of Rochester. She was selected for the role following the resignation of...
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Mon, 12/16/2019 - 9:43am
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Connections: Joyce Jacobsen, the new president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges

We’re broadcasting from WEOS in Geneva, as we sit down with the new president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Joyce Jacobsen . Jacobsen is the...
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Wed, 07/03/2019 - 10:40am
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Connections: How to address racial disparities in STEM majors and professions

A group of graduate students at the University of Rochester is leading an initiative that encourages more people of color to pursue STEM-related majors...
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Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:11am
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