Academia

Employers prefer thinking, other skills to major, study suggests

Many employers believe a candidate’s critical thinking and communication skills are more important than the major […]

by · April 11, 2013 · 0 comments · Academia, Campus, News
Digital essay grading not in BU’s immediate future

Digital essay grading not in BU’s immediate future

Massive open online course platform edX may change the nature of grading at colleges such as […]

by · April 11, 2013 · 1 comment · Academia, Campus, News
BU ranked 35th in health research, receives ‘F’ for innovation

BU ranked 35th in health research, receives ‘F’ for innovation

Falling behind many other major research institutions, Boston University tied for 35th in its quality of […]

by · April 10, 2013 · 1 comment · Academia, Campus, News

Financial aid letters can cause confusion, study suggests

Many students at colleges such as Boston University who apply for financial aid each year face […]

by · April 8, 2013 · 0 comments · Academia, Campus, News
BU addresses sequester in research open house

BU addresses sequester in research open house

As federal cuts to research and education funding begin to take effect as part of the […]

BU contrasts Boston College’s condom program halt

Among ongoing controversy at Boston College over administrators shutting down a condom distribution program, Boston University […]

by · April 3, 2013 · 3 comments · Academia, Campus, News
Higher education may not help bridge gender wage gap, study suggests

Higher education may not help bridge gender wage gap, study suggests

Higher paying jobs boast larger gender pay gaps than less profitable jobs, even among professionals with […]

by · April 1, 2013 · 1 comment · Academia, Campus, News
Study shows parents prioritize finances, career building in college choice

Study shows parents prioritize finances, career building in college choice

Parents of college-bound students tend to prioritize financial issues and career-building potential above all else during […]

by · March 26, 2013 · 0 comments · Academia, Campus, News

BU council to host seminars on MOOCs, ed. tech.

To further explore the role of technology in higher education, Boston University’s Council on Educational Technology […]

by · March 26, 2013 · 0 comments · Academia, Campus, News

Dept. of Education recommends competency-based aid in letter

Students enrolled in competency-based programs — as opposed to traditional time-based programs — at colleges such as […]