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Bill Gates Donates $5.6 Million to Cornell University which Helped Monsanto Promote GMO Bovine Growth Hormone rBST

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Need to know exactly how far Gates’ cash compasses to advertise Gmos and other horrible “experimental” disclosures touted as shelters to society? Look no more distant than Cornell University, the foundation that lets us know Monsanto’s rbst (otherwise called rbgh) – a hereditarily designed development hormone used to make bovines deliver more drain – is protected. Backed by a $5.6 ... Read More »

17-year-old is accepted by all 8 Ivy League Universities

Kwasi Enin

He has an academic test score that puts him in the top one per cent of students, competes as a shot putter for his school athletics team and even plays the viola in the orchestra, so it likely came as little surprise to his teachers and family that Kwasi Enin would be accepted by an Ivy League college. What might ... Read More »

Diversity increases in new freshman class

ByDaniel Aloi With more than 43,000 applications for admission to the Class of 2018, the highest number of freshman applications in university history, Cornell’s prospective undergraduates are diverse and academically strong, while admissions have become more selective. The university’s undergraduate admissions website went live on March 27, the official mail date for the Ivy League, with the selection status of ... Read More »

New Harvard College dean

Rakesh Khurana

Rakesh Khurana, HBS professor and Cabot co-master, will start in July Rakesh Khurana, the Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School (HBS), professor of sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), and co-master of Cabot House, today was named dean of Harvard College.  Khurana earned his Ph.D. through a joint program between HBS and Harvard’s ... Read More »

Cyber attacks threaten open culture of universities

Cyber attacks

By Richard Perez-Pena US research universities, among the most open and robust centres of information exchange in the world, are being subjected to millions of cyber attacks each week, most of them thought to be from China. Campuses are being forced to tighten security and constrict their culture of openness. University officials conceded some hacking attempts had succeeded, but they ... Read More »

University of Queensland to offer free online courses

University of Queensland

By Tim Dodd University of Queensland vice chancellor Peter Hoj has joined the rush to ­provide free online courses because he believes there is a fundamental change under way in higher education. After announcing last week that UQ would join edX, the massive open online course (MOOC) provider founded by Harvard and MIT, Professor Hoj said he believed universities could ... Read More »

SCU provides opportunity for tourism professionals

Southern Cross University

A distinguished academic, Professor Tim Hinkin from Cornell University in New York, will deliver a leadership and management unit aimed at tourism industry professionals at Southern Cross University’s School of Tourism and Hospitality Management. Professor Hinkin is the Georges and Marian St Laurent Professor of Applied Management at the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University, where he has taught ... Read More »

IIT-B partners with five foreign universities to set up institute in New York

The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) will set up a teaching and research institute in the city of New York from next year along with five other universities. The joint bid was put together by Carnegie Mellon University, New York University, City University of New York, Warwick University, University of Toronto and IIT-B – was selected by the New York ... Read More »

China’s first Sino-American university opening in 2013

New York University Shanghai (NYU Shanghai), the first university jointly operated by China and the United States, will enroll its first undergraduates in 2013, announced the preparatory council of the NYU Shanghai. The assessment of student applications will be based on both their performance in China’s national college entrance examination and an NYU-style student screening process. Of the first 300 ... Read More »

AAU ties up with US-based University

The Assam Agriculture University (AAU) tied up with a US-based university to collaborate in training of faculty, research scholars and students. The universities, which will sign an MoU soon, have also decided to introduce a dual degree programme and a two-year diploma course for the students of both the countries. Addressing media persons here, AAU vice-chancellor Kamal Malla Bujar Boruah ... Read More »

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