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Arizona universities to raise most tuition rates next fall

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The Arizona Board of Regents approved the tuition proposals of the state’s three public universities for the 2014-15 academic year. The board approved the tuition recommendations at a meeting Thursday in Tucson. The University of Arizona had proposed a 2 percent tuition increase for in-state students in the fall and a 5 percent hike for nonresidents. Arizona State University submitted ... Read More »

Carleton University welcomes new Canada research chair, renews two current chairs

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Carleton’s Merlyna Lim, a faculty member in the School of Journalism and Communication, has been named Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Digital Media and Global Network Society, the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced today. Carleton’s Steve Cooke, an associate professor in the Department of Biology, and Winnie Ye, an associate professor in the Department of ... Read More »

UNLV aims for future as top research university

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BY KRISTY TOTTEN Two decades, restored state funding and private investment are what officials say it will take for University of Neveda Las Vegas to become a top research university. Acting President Don Snyder shared the university’s 20-year plan to become a Carnegie Tier 1 research institution Wednesday during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The Carnegie Foundation ... Read More »

Arizona universities recommend tuition or fee increases

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This year could mark the last time many Arizona university students are in the dark about how much their tuition rates will be when they ­graduate. The state universities are moving toward multiyear ­tuition proposals that would ­allow students to know in ­advance what tuition rates will be for the next four years. The change comes partly at the ­urging ... Read More »

ASU, UA ranked among Top 100 universities in the world

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Arizona State University has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world, according to a new listing by Center for World University Rankings. According to the survey by the CWUR, ASU ranked 73rd overall, up from 79th last year, as one of the elite universities worldwide. In the state of Arizona, ASU was ranked as the top university ... Read More »

UT Arlington touted as a national model for public universities

The University of Texas at Arlington could hardly have written the news release in more glowing terms. “As the nation struggles to find new ways to increase college access and completion rates while lowering costs, a handful of ‘Next Generation Universities’ are embracing key strategies that make them models for national reform,” the New America Foundation said in releasing a ... Read More »

Arizona universities help launch scholarship program for high school students

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A partnership between three Arizona universities has helped launch a program to raise scholarship money for hundreds of high school students. The UA, along with Northern Arizona University and Arizona State University, recently partnered with the Arizona-based non-profit organization Live the Solution in order to launch the AZ Earn to Learn program, which helps more than 700 students earn scholarship ... Read More »

Arizona universities looking at free online courses to complement traditional offerings

Michael Hwan didn’t have to pay for the Stanford University computer science course he took online. The class on gamification – applying game techniques beyond games – from the University of Pennsylvania was also free. Hwan earned a psychology degree in 2011 from Arizona State University but was thinking about going back to school. Instead, he signed up for two ... Read More »

Students seek tuition freeze at Arizona universities

After three straight years of large tuition increases, students appearing at university hearings called for the Arizona Board of Regents to freeze tuition next year. The governing board for the state universities conducted tuition hearings around Arizona for students and others to give their opinions. The board votes next week on tuition rates for the 2012-13 school year. The meetings, ... Read More »

Arizona: Tuition varies at state’s universities

For the first time in years, most students at the Arizona’s three universities won’t have to dig deeper to attend classes. Recommendations released from the three university presidents call for no change in tuition for continuing full-time Arizona residents. But for students at the University of Arizona and current freshmen at Northern Arizona University, there may be less there than ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes