Rochester Institute of Technology receives $1M grant to train deaf and hard-of-hearing undergraduates

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf with a $1 million grant to develop a scientists-in-training program for deaf and hard-of-hearing undergraduates.  

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Sustainable Innovation: Colleges could earn $1M annually with the help of technology-enabled advising tools

Colleges and universities could earn $ 1 million annually by increasing student retention with the help of new educational support tools and approaches that make use of predictive analytics, a recent study has found. 

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Paving the way for refugee education: SNHU granted online degrees to students living in refugee camps

Despite their potential, young refugees are greatly disadvantaged in accessing university education: Only 1 percent of refugees attend university, compared to a global average of 34 percent. Today, Southern New Hampshire University is paving the way as one of the first American institutions to grant online degrees to students living in refugee camps.

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Sung-Chul Shin: Integrated disciplines and humanities are “key in the wake of the fourth industrial revolution”

Innovations in education, research, and technology commercialization of universities are critical for responding to the transformations that the Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring about. 

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