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Matt Zalaznick
More than two-thirds of college students still prefer face-to-face learning. But many give campuses low marks for the reliability of Wi-Fi in residence halls and outdoor spaces, a new Educause report found. Read more>>

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Tim Goral
Instructional Technologist Tim VanNorman and ESL Professor Brent Warner, both from Irvine Valley College, will be at UB Tech 2020 in Las Vegas to share some of the tools and strategies they’ve found to engage students in an age of distraction. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick
Higher ed leaders turn to collaboration, data sharing and new programs for nontraditional students as they confront the future’s funding and enrollment challenges. Read more>>

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The San Diego Union-Tribune
The University of California has reached a tentative contract agreement with the union representing about 4,000 academic researchers, giving them higher wages, benefits and greater protections against sexual harassment in the workplace. Read more>>

The Dallas Morning News
Nicky Cumberland died after a car accident on his way home from the group’s retreat, where recruits were paddled and plied with alcohol and one student bit the head off a live hamster. Read more>>

Tribune-Star
Catholic college prevails in appeal regarding Title IV funds and distance education. Read more>>

The Salt Lake Tribune
Officer Jennifer Smalley watched from behind a one-way window as two male detectives questioned a possible rape victim at the University of Utah’s police department. Read more>>

Nashville Tennessean via USA Today
"It's okay to be white" flyers were placed throughout East Tennessee State University's campus, including to cover a memorial for the school's first African-American students. Read more>>

WALB.com
Albany State University leaders confirm an investigation is underway after people complained about hazing happening in parts of their band on campus. Read more>>

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Tallahassee Democrat
After the game, FSU coach Willie Taggart was asked if this loss was a significant step back for the program. Of course, frustrated fans may once again debate the progress made by the second-year coach in Tallahassee. Read more>>

Forbes
I asked Jamie Merisotis, Lumina’s CEO, to reflect on the foundation’s work and what he envisions for its future. Read more>>

CapeCodToday.com
The Women’s Power Gap Initiative at the Eos Foundation released the second annual Women’s Power Gap in Higher Education report ranking all schools in the state based upon representation of women at top levels. Read more>>

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UB Staff
We are looking to hear from colleges and universities that are adopting or considering an AVaaS model, in which AV hardware, software, programming and integration services are paid on a recurring basis, removing the risk of owning depreciating assets that are locally managed. Contact us>>

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InStride
Dublin City University announced its partnership with global online learning services enterprise InStride. InStride enables employees of multinational companies to access educational opportunities and earn degrees from prestigious universities around the world. Read more>>

Liaison International
The Centralized Application Service for graduate engineering programs significantly reduces time to decision and manual administrative tasks, revolutionizing the pre-decision process. Read more>>