Will US universities’ labour pains be the mother of invention?

The Great Resignation, remote working and rapid changes in the graduate employment market are all forcing US higher education institutions to evolve – fast. But are institutions that have spent two years managing Covid-19 ready to take up another challenge? Paul Basken reports Source: Getty From his office in a former mill complex, where cotton from enslaved Americans was processed into textiles two centuries ago, Southern New Hampshire University president Paul LeBlanc has the perfect view of an unlikely monument to the breakneck transformation of US higher education. And this…

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Lake Placid Wins Bid for 2023 FISU World University Games

Lake Placid (USA) Key facts Dates: 12-22 January 2023 Official Website: https://www.lakeplacid2023.com/ Event Regulations (PDF) The 31st Winter Universiade in 2023 will return the FISU Flame to North American soil for the first time since nearby city Buffalo hosted the Summer Universiade in 1993 . This marks the first time the Winter Universiade returns to a former host city as Lake Placid held the event in 1972. With the sporting spirit of Lake Placid, combined with the historic and well-loved winter sports facilities of the region the international university sports movement is…

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Academy Awards nominations 2022: Where did the Oscar nominees go to university?

The film professionals nominated for Academy Awards for movies they have directed, produced, acted in, written and edited are a mixed bunch: these are the universities in the running to win the alumni Oscars This year marks the 94th anniversary of the Oscars, and we’ve taken a look at where the 2022 nominees went to university to prep themselves for a career in the film industry. Although some of the talent did not attend university, choosing instead to dive straight into work, there are 130 universities, theatre schools and specialist…

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Open Doors: US international student recruitment up by two-thirds

After extended run of pandemic and political obstacles, Biden officials celebrate revival even as totals still lag pre-Covid highs Culled from Times Higher Education Source: iStock New international student enrolment at US universities jumped by 68 per cent this autumn semester, after a 46 per cent pandemic-driven decline last year, according to an annual government-backed survey. The rebound among new students drove total overseas student enrolment in the US up by 4 per cent this autumn, after a 15 per cent drop last academic year, according to the figures from the Institute of International Education (IIE) working with…

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