Category: Education

UI ranks among best 500 universities in the world, best in Nigeria

University of Ibadan Kazeem Ugbodaga/PM News/UTI The University of Ibadan (UI) has been ranked among the best 500 universities in the world and first in Nigeria. The ranking was carried out by  The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, which ranked more than 1,500 universities across 93 countries and […]

Tiwa Akinfeleye Joins University Times International

I am happy and honored to join University Times International as an Intern and a staff today, February 22nd, 2021 under the supervision of Delaware State University’s Dr. Renee Marine, the Program Director, Television Lead, Mass Communications, Visual and Performing Arts and Professor Daniel Awodiya, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher […]

Ibidapo Obe, ex-UNILAG VC dies of COVID-19

Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe: dies at 71 Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, former vice-chancellor, University of Lagos, is dead. He was 71 years old. He died today from COVID-19 complications. Ibidapo-Obe, a former President of the Nigeria Academy of Science, attended both Ilesa Grammar School and Igbobi College from 1962 – […]

Harvard Wins Appeals Fight Over Race in College Admissions

Culled from Bloomberg.com/Microsoft News Patricia Hurtado   (Bloomberg) — Harvard University can continue to consider race in its admissions decisions after a federal appeals court ruled that it isn’t discriminating against Asian-Americans.© Bloomberg Demonstrators protest Harvard University’s admission process at Copley Square in Boston in 2018. The U.S. Court of Appeals […]

Nigeria: SSANU, NASU threaten strike immediately universities reopen

Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:47 pm | Nigeria News | 0 Comment(s) The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) said they would proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government immediately the universities reopen. Mr Samson Ugwoke, […]

NUC grants Ekiti varsity full accreditation

PM News/UTI: Thursday, May 14, 2020 Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, says the National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to the institution to run more undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Head, Directorate of Information, Corporate Affairs of EKSU, made this known in a […]

100 fake professors uncovered in Nigerian Universities

PMNews/UTI No fewer than 100 fake professors have been uncovered in Nigerian universities by the National Universities Commission, NUC. Prof Abubakar Rasheed, the commission’s Executive Secretary, disclosed this in the NUC’s November bulletin. Rasheed said the NUC published the details of the fake professors on its website and also […]

DSU enrollment exceeds 5,000 students for first time

DSUNews/UTI With a total enrollment of 5,054 students for the 2019-2020 academic year, Delaware State University has broken all prior enrollment records for the ninth time in ten years, going above the 5,000-student mark for the first time in history, and a full year ahead of the goals […]

Six UF researchers named 2019 AAAS Fellows

UFNews/UTI Six researchers from across the University of Florida have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. UF’s new Fellows include: Senthold Asseng, a professor with department of agricultural and biological engineering in UF’s Institute of Food […]

University of Florida ranks 15th among public universities with $865 million in 2018 research expenditures

UFNews/UTI The University of Florida’s record $865 million in research expenditures in 2018 placed it 15th among public universities in a national ranking of R&D spending, a new report from the National Science Foundation shows. The statistics are based on NSF’s annual Higher Education Research and Development, or HERD, survey, which compiles […]

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