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The first-of-its-kind event will be dedicated to esports and academics, and provide the tools and structure needed to help launch and advance esports programs and transform learning. Read more>>

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In a recent survey, 68% of Gen Z students reported feeling overwhelmed by the process of selecting a major. Learn how often students change majors, the impact of these changes, which pathway components are helping them keep on track, and what technology solutions they find beneficial. Read more>>

Steven Blackburn
Only 4 in 10 students have good mental health and flourish on college campuses. Meanwhile, the percentage of students with previous diagnoses or treatments for depression increased from approximately 9% in 2009 to more than 20% in 2019. Read more>>

Steven Blackburn
At UB Tech® 2019, Nassar Nizami, senior vice president and CIO of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, discussed the process of merging with Philadelphia University, including how to retain staff and communicate strategically. Read more>>

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For 47 cents, the College Board will sell an individual’s information, feeding admissions frenzy. Read more>>

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Attend this UB web seminar with leaders from North Carolina State University, Central Michigan University and UC San Diego to learn how they are embracing 4 future technologies today to adapt to a changing higher ed landscape, and get a glimpse of how these tools will change the future of your campus. Register now>>

VTDigger.com
Marlboro College officials announced they plan to give the school’s endowment and real estate holdings in southern Vermont over to Emerson College, a Boston-based private liberal arts college. Read more>>

WGBH.com
Beacon Hill leaders reiterated a single statistic several times over the course of debate on a bill requiring greater financial transparency from the higher education world: over the past five years, 18 private colleges and universities in Massachusetts have closed or merged. Read more>>

Detroit Free Press
The four Wayne State University board members feuding with President Roy Wilson voted to fire him at the end of a committee meeting, but, like most items at the school, whether the vote was legal and binding depends on which side of the dispute is talking. Read more>>

NBCBoston.com
MassBay has partnered with the Greater Boston Food Bank to bring a monthly produce-only mobile market to campus that gives outs free food he for students who struggle to pay for food. Read more>>

Cleveland.com
Voters overwhelmingly approved a tax increase to fund Cuyahoga Community College, according to unofficial results. Read more>>

Green Bay Press Gazette
The rock hit "We're Not Gonna to Take It" blared on the St. Norbert College campus as students gathered to demand answers about the sudden resignation of the college's president. Read more>>

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The Hechinger Report
Here’s an idea worth pursuing: Make every U.S. high school student complete a FAFSA before graduating, to move more students toward college. Read more>>

Knoxville News
More than 9,000 Dreamers have paid over $23.9 million in state and local taxes and call Tennessee home. Read more>>

NPR
America's top public universities, known as flagships, are generally the most well-resourced public universities in their respective states — think the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor or the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Read more>>

Los Angeles Times
John A. Pérez understands both power and poverty. The son of a sheet-metal worker from Mexico, Pérez grew up in what were the low-income neighborhoods of El Sereno and Highland Park in the 1970s. Read more>>

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Campus Labs
Campus Labs announced an expanded relationship with IDEA Education, a nonprofit research organization dedicated to improving student learning in higher education. Read more>>

University of Miami
In collaboration with AT&T, the University of Miami will be able to support 5G using millimeter wave spectrum (“5G+”) and Edge technology on its Coral Gables campus. Read more>>

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Chattanooga Times Free Press
A proposed $21.9 million advanced manufacturing building for Chattanooga State's Tenneessee College of Applied Technology ranks No. 2 on this year's wish list of building projects recommended by state higher education officials. Read more>>

The Fort Morgan Times
New building on Fort Morgan campus will house Agricultural Center for Innovation. Read more>>

Hawaii Tribune-Herald
Three years after breaking ground on the new building for the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, work is nearing completion and classes are slated to start there next semester. Read more>>