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Yale University Students Win Most Rhodes Scholarships With Four

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Yale University understudies were the best in winning Rhodes Scholarships not long from now, taking home four of the 32 reported prizes. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University and Brown University had three champs each one, while Stanford University and Harvard University each one had two beneficiaries, as indicated by an announcement from the Office of the American Secretary ... Read More »

Indian-born scientist in a New York university identifies 400 million-year-old fossils in US

Rituparna Bose

The pre-historic legacy of what is now the United States could be redefined thanks to an Indian-born scientist in a New York university who has identified fossils that may be as old as 400 million years through a technique that can benefit many other researchers. “The techniques I developed and used for identifying fossils so old can also be used ... Read More »

Yale University to open liberal arts college in Singapore; critics speak up

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For more than 300 years, Yale University has prided itself on training top students to question and analyze, to challenge and critique. Now, Yale is seeking to export those values by establishing the first foreign campus to bear its name, a liberal arts college in Singapore that is set to open this summer. The ambitious, multimillion-dollar project thrills many in ... Read More »

Yale University signs MoU with OP Jindal Global University


Yale University and OP Jindal Global University (JGU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in New Delhi on December 10, 2012 for collaboration in leadership education and public service. The MoU seeks to foster the development and delivery of educational programs for civil servants, military personnel, career diplomats, non-governmental employees, and other senior and mid-career professionals in public service, by means ... Read More »

Yale named best value among private universities

Yale is often at the top of college rankings lists for its research and academics, but recently, it’s become number one in another area: The University is now the cheapest “elite private institution” in America of its kind. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance — a monthly magazine that offers tips for money management and financial security — ranked 100 top private universities ... Read More »

Penn State ranked No. 1 in social media usage among universities

By Matt Morgan Geoff Rushton said Penn State’s excellence in social networking platforms can’t be attributed to one person or one department — it is a university-wide effort. The university was recently ranked No. 1 in social networking usage by Unigo, a company that partners with media outlets like USA Today and provides statistical data for colleges and universities, according ... Read More »

$1.4 M study on using plants to recover rare metals from mine waste: UBC research

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and an international team have received $1.4 million to explore the use of plants to recover precious metals from mine tailings around the world. Currently, metals obtained from ores contain platinum group metals (PGM) some of which are lost through various stages of processing. The research will investigate “phyto-mining,” which involves growing plants ... Read More »

Yale defends plans for new college in Singapore

By Matthew Pennington Students at Yale University’s new liberal arts college in Singapore will have academic freedom but won’t be able to stage protests on campus, Yale officials say. A human rights group has accused the university of betraying its own principles by accepting the constraints imposed by Singaporean law. Members of the university’s arts and science faculty have also ... Read More »

Now, Oxford, Cambridge can set up innovation varsities in India

It’s a move that will give a much-needed boost to research. The government today introduced in Parliament a Bill to enable private industry, companies, top Indian and foreign educational institutions to set up Universities of Innovation and Research in India. The Universities for Research and Innovation Bill, 2012, seeks to provide a legislation to allow setting up of innovation varsities ... Read More »

Despite economy, US universities receive record-high donations

KSU Foundation raises record $107 million in 2011 fiscal year, 4.3 percent higher than national avgerage Private donations to higher education increased by 8.2 percent in 2011 despite the current state of the U.S. economy, stated a March 30 USA Today article by Coburn Palmer. This put donations to universities nationwide over $30 billion for only the second time in ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes