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Speakers at the UB Tech® conference’s Women in Technology summit discussed practical steps women can take to advance their careers, leverage technology and support future generations. Read more>>

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In recent years, there has been a tragic uptick in sports-related injuries and deaths. In this landscape, it’s critically important for universities to review their programs, safety precautions and priorities to help reduce risk and protect student-athletes. Read more>>

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A Dutch engineering university is taking radical action to increase its share of female academics by opening job vacancies to women only. Read more>>

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They’re the colleges that many Tennesseans rely on to learn skills they can use on the job, and they’re the schools Gov. Bill Lee has pushed more people to attend. Read more>>

The New Orleans Advocate
Nunez Community College in Chalmette was placed on a censure list issued by a national professors’ advocacy group, four months after being cited for allegedly terminating a long-term associate English professor as a “retaliatory measure.” Read more>>
A law school student is seeking at least $5 million in damages after alleging in a lawsuit that she was sexually harassed and assaulted by an admissions counselor at Florida A&M University’s College of Law. Read more>>
A change in North Carolina state law that would let vendors sell beer and wine at college stadiums is nearly done. Read more>>

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The Washington Post
It has been five years since the University of Maryland University College considered shedding its status as a public institution and embracing life as a private school to become more competitive in the online education market. Read more>>

Howard Gold’s daughter will start ninth grade — and he’s one of millions of parents tackling the torturous college planning process. Read more>>

Community College Daily
For community colleges trying to retain every student, summer is a precarious season when many high school graduates who plan to enroll in the fall don’t follow through. Current students who take the summer off, often fail to come back, too. Read more>>

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The median salary increase for staff over the past year was 1.88 percent, according to CUPA-HR’s newest Staff in Higher Education Annual Report. Read more>>

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced a series of grants totaling $3.3 million to support four prison education and re-entry programs across the country. Read more>>
For some, the journey to college is not always an easy one. But an organization in Philadelphia is helping some first-generation college students break down the barriers that keep them from getting a higher education. Read more>>