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We now foster a rich and dynamic academic environment fully engaged in research, scholarly inquiry and creative activity, says Joseph A. Heppert, vice president for Research & Innovation at Texas Tech University. Read more>>

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The Hechinger Report
The quiet of the summer seemed a good time for at least one new enrollee to come fill out his paperwork for the master’s program in public administration at Baruch College, part of the City University of New York. Read more>>

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FireEye
Colleges and universities face a variety of unique threats when it comes to cybersecurity. Attend this UB web seminar to learn how to ensure your institution is in compliance with recent federal cybersecurity regulations, and some strategies to help you defend your campus. Read more>>

NPR.org
Greg Fenves, president of The University of Texas at Austin, talks about a new program to cover full tuition for students from families making under $65,000 a year. Read more>>

Tucson.com
Three former University of Arizona deans settled a $2 million gender discrimination lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents. Read more>>

TwinCitiesPioneerPress.com
Metropolitan State University hasn’t had a functioning representative student government since October, when the Student Senate’s last meeting fell into argument, intimidation and accusations of racism. Read more>>

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
With people and companies using technology more than ever, there is a need for privacy and Virginia universities are filling that need with growing cybersecurity programs. Read more>>

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Chron.com
If you are deciding your college major based on a potential future salary, you might be in for a let down. Read more>>

The Aspen Times
Aspen lacks several key components that make a community self-sustaining, including abundant early childhood education, ample housing to meet its needs and a fully realized college that trains and feeds a talent pipeline to fuel a resilient workforce. Read more>>

The Morning Call
New data from CampusBooks Inc., which runs a textbook price comparison and sales clearinghouse, shows that college textbook costs have decreased 26% since 2017. Read more>>

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Higher Ed Consolidation Solutions
To guide clients in the complex process of higher education mergers, Higher Ed Consolidation Solutions offers desirability and feasibility studies, partner identification, implementation and post-merger assessments to clients who need direction and careful planning for merger execution. Read more>>

Cengage 
Cengage and UNCF (United Negro College Fund) announced a program to provide 1,000 students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities with free, semester-long subscriptions to Cengage Unlimited. Read more>>

GB Sciences Louisiana
GB Sciences Louisiana announced that its medical cannabis products, developed in partnership with LSU AgCenter’s Therapeutic Cannabis Program, are available for sale to qualified patients in the state’s nine licensed pharmacies. Read more>>