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An American Class Divide: The Aristocrats v. The Professionals

In the United States we usually don’t like to think about ourselves as members of economic classes. Most of us, when asked, identify as middle or upper-middle class. 1,861 more words

Politics

Dermatologist to give $50 million to OSU vet school

Oregon State University has announced a $50 million commitment, the largest in the school’s 150-year history, for the school’s veterinary medicine college.

Source: Dermatologist to give $50 million to OSU vet school

Bend Bulletin

Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ program rolls out to 70 more colleges & universities

(Source: 9to5mac.com)

Adoption of Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ curriculum, offered free of charge to schools and colleges, continues. The company today announced that 70 colleges and universities in Europe have opted to offer the program to their students … 316 more words

Technology

Event: Sheffield Masters and PhD Study Fair, 14th February 2018

Postgrad LIVE! Sheffield – Masters & PhD study fair
Wednesday 14th February, 12 – 3pm
Sheffield Town Hall (view on map)

Open to all and completely free to attend, this is a great opportunity for current students, recent graduates or those who are looking to start a Masters or PhD to find out more about further study. 63 more words

The Office for Students: Ten reasons why it is not for students at all

The Office for Students (OfS) is the new regulatory body for universities and higher education providers in the UK.  To date it has had a short and rather volatile history. 1,316 more words

HE Policy

Donald Trump's a fan: What is the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test?

The White House, in an attempt to dispel concerns about Donald Trump’s mental state, is highlighting the results of a test developed by a Canadian immigrant from Lebanon. 168 more words

Local News

No Platform book project: An appeal for sources

I am very excited that my book project on the history of the NUS policy of no platform in the UK is moving forward. At the moment, I am on the lookout for further primary sources from no platform campaigns from the 1970s to the present (particularly from the 1980s and 1990s). 74 more words