Higher education

Jerome Zeldis, M.D., Ph.D, Appointed as Executive Chair of ViralClear Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 1:45pm

Jerome (Jerry) Zeldis, M.D., Ph.D brings extensive life sciences experience gained primarily through his career at Celgene, Inc.

Key Points: 
  • Jerome (Jerry) Zeldis, M.D., Ph.D brings extensive life sciences experience gained primarily through his career at Celgene, Inc.
  • I look forward to pursuing development of Vicromax(tm) and contributing my knowledge and expertise to this important initiative.
  • He attended Brown University for an AB, MS, followed by Yale University for an M Phil, MD, PhD in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry.
  • Investors and security holders are urged to read these documents free of charge on the SECs website at http://www.sec.gov.

LBJ School launches virtual series, "LBJ In the Arena," to explore public policy's critical role in dealing with COVID-19

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:42am

Speakers will explore the issues of emergency response, urban policy and cities, national security, food and supply chains, public finance and equity all impacted by COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • Speakers will explore the issues of emergency response, urban policy and cities, national security, food and supply chains, public finance and equity all impacted by COVID-19.
  • "In launching LBJ In the Arena, we will bring participants to the frontline of public policy and governance," explained LBJ School Dean Angela M. Evans.
  • Registration for these virtual sessions can be found on the LBJ School Eventbrite page .
  • All session content, including associated videos, readings and summaries, will be made available every Friday on the LBJ School website and YouTube page .

Global Academic E-Learning Market 2020-2024 | Increasing E-Learning Enrolments in Higher Education to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 9:00am

The academic e-learning market is expected to grow by USD 72.41 billion during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.

Key Points: 
  • The academic e-learning market is expected to grow by USD 72.41 billion during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200320005177/en/
    Technavio has published a latest market research report titled Global Academic E-Learning Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The increase in e-learning enrollments in higher education is expected to drive the growth of the market.
  • This research report also analyzes other significant trends and market drivers that will influence market growth over 2020-2024.
  • This market research report segments the academic e-learning market by end-user (higher education and K-12), and geographic (APAC, Europe, MEA, North America and South America).

interviewstream extends its free access program to include live and one-way remote interviewing solutions to help K-12, colleges and universities, and businesses as working remote increases

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:30pm

This offer is open to all of the communities that they serve, including K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and businesses.

Key Points: 
  • This offer is open to all of the communities that they serve, including K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and businesses.
  • It is the Company's hope that free access to these online interviewing solutions will allow K-12 schools and colleges and universities to continue hiring faculty and staff to fill gaps on their teams.
  • The Company also wants to enable colleges and universities to continue interviewing students for their various undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • They responded and we are grateful to be in a position to extend free access to our interview connect solution as well."

University of the People Opens its Online Courses to Any University

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 12:00pm

PASADENA, Calif., March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --University of the People announces its initiative to offer its online, American, accredited courses to any university, enabling their students to take UoPeople courses for credit.

Key Points: 
  • PASADENA, Calif., March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --University of the People announces its initiative to offer its online, American, accredited courses to any university, enabling their students to take UoPeople courses for credit.
  • Interested universities will be able to select the relevant courses, which will be taught by University of the People faculty, and students will be granted credit for these courses at their university.
  • University of the People is willing to train other university professors in the techniques and strategies for teaching courses online.
  • UoPeople partners with New York University (NYU), University of California (UC) Berkeley, and The University of Edinburgh to accept students.

Dr. Gregory D. Hess Named President And CEO Of IES Abroad

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 9:29pm

CHICAGO, March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dr. Gregory D. Hess, currently President of Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN, has been named the next President and CEO of IES Abroad, a Chicago-based, not-for-profit, academic consortium of the world's finest colleges and universities that provides international education and study abroad programs to college students worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dr. Gregory D. Hess, currently President of Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN, has been named the next President and CEO of IES Abroad, a Chicago-based, not-for-profit, academic consortium of the world's finest colleges and universities that provides international education and study abroad programs to college students worldwide.
  • Dr. Hess will join IES Abroad in August, after a five-month international search, having enjoyed a highly successful and historic term as President of Wabash College.
  • IES Abroad provides premier study abroad and internship programs around the world through IES Abroad, IES Internships, IES Abroad Customized & Faculty-Led Programs, and The Study Abroad Foundation.
  • IES Abroad has more than 140,000 alumni who have benefited from studying on IES Abroad programs since its inception and offers more than $6 million in scholarships and financial aid.

NAFSA Recognizes Seven U.S. Higher Education Institutions for Excellence in Campus Internationalization

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 4:00pm

"We are thrilled to honor the wonderful work of these seven higher education institutions to internationalize their campuses and prepare their students to be globally competent individuals.

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  • "We are thrilled to honor the wonderful work of these seven higher education institutions to internationalize their campuses and prepare their students to be globally competent individuals.
  • With their innovation and commitment to internationalization, these campuses are leading us to be a more welcoming, globally engaged United States."
  • The Simon bill aims to incentivize U.S. institutions to make study abroad an integral part of higher education by creating a modest program of challenge grants.
  • More at www.nafsa.org/SimonAward
    About NAFSA:With more than 10,000 members, NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education.

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Converts to Online Campus in Days with Mediasite During Coronavirus Outbreak

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:00pm

The university, which began using Mediasite in 2017 for lecture capture, fast-tracked a massive Mediasite expansion that gives all faculty access to My Mediasite personal capture software.

Key Points: 
  • The university, which began using Mediasite in 2017 for lecture capture, fast-tracked a massive Mediasite expansion that gives all faculty access to My Mediasite personal capture software.
  • In a matter of days it converted to an online campus for the coming weeks, with 70 percent of the 450 courses that are available online, being achieved via Mediasite.
  • The Mediasite team will continue to work with XJTLU to ensure its on-premises infrastructure supports the online classes.
  • Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is the largest international joint venture university in China, founded in 2006 by Xian Jiaotong University in China and the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Converts to Online Campus in Days with Mediasite During Coronavirus Outbreak

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 11:00am

The university, which began using Mediasite in 2017 for lecture capture, fast-tracked a massive Mediasite expansion that gives all faculty access to My Mediasite personal capture software.

Key Points: 
  • The university, which began using Mediasite in 2017 for lecture capture, fast-tracked a massive Mediasite expansion that gives all faculty access to My Mediasite personal capture software.
  • In a matter of days it converted to an online campus for the coming weeks, with 70 percent of the 450 courses that are available online, being achieved via Mediasite.
  • The Mediasite team will continue to work with XJTLU to ensure its on-premises infrastructure supports the online classes.
  • Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is the largest international joint venture university in China, founded in 2006 by Xian Jiaotong University in China and the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.

Ellucian and Kaufman Hall Technology Partnership Provides Powerful Financial Performance and Planning Insights to Higher Education Institutions

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 2:00pm

Not only can financial professionals efficiently gauge their historical and current performance, but they also can create forecasts to guide strategic planning and budgets.

Key Points: 
  • Not only can financial professionals efficiently gauge their historical and current performance, but they also can create forecasts to guide strategic planning and budgets.
  • We are excited to take the next step with Ellucian to deliver the data and insights higher education institutions need to succeed, said Kaufman Hall Software CEO Kermit S. Randa.
  • According to Kaufman Halls 2020 Higher Education Financial Trends Report , 76 percent of finance leaders feel higher education lags other industries in adoption of modern tools and processes.
  • Ellucian is the market leader charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services.