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    More History Please

    by John O. Harney

    We've enriched our website with the history of New England higher education and the economy. For the complete archive of back issues of The New England Journal of Higher Education (formerly Connection) in PDF format, please visit www.nebhe.org/nejhe/archives.
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    2015 Guide to New England Colleges Helps Students

    by Wendy Lindsay

    Students in Boston College's Splash program and teacher Roy Y. Chan armed with the 2015 Guide to New England Colleges and Universities. The Guide, produced in association with Boston magazine, features listings for more than 250 New England colleges and universities and an overview of financial aid and NEBHE’s tuition-saving Regional Student Program. Visit www.nebhe.org/guide.
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    Climate Controlled?

    by John O. Harney

    NEJHE reports from the 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership. Climate change's impacts on energy, agriculture and extreme heat will cascade. Expect more 'heat stroke days' when the body cannot cool itself off by perspiring, which will mean lost labor productivity (especially in states with lots of outdoor work) as well as more air conditioning and so demand for more power plants, which incidentally are mostly built along rising seas.
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    Educating the Next Generation of Makers

    by Nicole Schepker

    Having lost 60% of its manufacturing jobs over the past 30 years, New England sees "advanced manufacturing" as a growth opportunity. NEBHE's Problem Based Learning projects work with companies to prepare the skilled workers.
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    Community College Transfers Can Thrive at Best Colleges and Universities

    by Emily Froimson

    Foundation finds that many low-income students who excel in community colleges will continue to excel if given the chance to transfer to highly selective four-year colleges.
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    Another Brick in the Wall? Increased Challenges Face the Physical Campus

    by James A. Kadamus

    The combination of growing deferred maintenance of college buildings, declining enrollment and rising online learning will require New England higher ed leaders to rethink their campuses.
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The Journal

Small Colleges Can Survive Despite Challenging Circumstances

by Maurits van Rooijen
April 13, 2015

Times are tough for institutions that do not have access to substantial endowment funds or benefit from a top ranking position. Whether with a rural or metropolitan setting, a...

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A Consortium of Consortia … and Other Collaborative Struggles

by John O. Harney
April 7, 2015

Do more with less is a rarely questioned mantra in an age of austerity. But higher education consortia can turn that declaration on its head, allowing each partner higher education...

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The Death of Teaching … and Birth of Learning

by Dan Butin and Sanjoy Mahajan
March 23, 2015

Forget disruption. This is the age of chaos in higher education. First MOOCs. Now Sweet Briar. Seemingly every day brings a new moment where we must confront the reality that we...

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Targeting Behaviors and Student Success: A Q&A

by Jill Frankfort, Adrienne Maslin, Ross O’Hara
March 17, 2015

Across the U.S., an estimated 60% of incoming community college students require developmental courses to be ready for college-level work, according to estimates by experts. As...

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Why Innovation is Key to the Future of Psychology Education

by Nicholas Covino
March 10, 2015

We’ve heard the term “innovation” a lot lately. Boston’s Innovation District is booming. Life sciences and biotechnology companies throughout New England are creating innovative...

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Newslink

Harvard Health Dean Named to Lead University of Miami; Boston Chamber Pots New Chief

by John O. Harney
April 15, 2015

Comings and Goings ... The University of Miami appointed Dr. Julio Frenk, current dean of faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Mexico's former minister...

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Collaboration with Radio HigherEd will Bring NEJHE Readers Podcasts of Convos with Higher Ed Experts

by John O. Harney
April 14, 2015

The New England Journal of Higher Education (NEJHE) announces a new partnership with RadioHigherEd.com to provide readers with access to higher education policy podcasts designed...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gabby Giffords, Senators King, Mitchell Among NE Commencement Speakers

by John O. Harney
April 7, 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, will keynote the undergraduate commencement of the University of Massachusetts...

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More History Please

by John O. Harney
April 7, 2015

More Journal Archives Now Available! We have enriched our website with the history of New England higher education and the economy. For the complete archive of back issues of The...

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New Hampshire, Rhode Island Among Top U.S. States for College Completion at Four-Year Publics, Independents

by Gretchen Syverud
March 30, 2015

Editor's Note: A previous version of this Newslink incorrectly reported New Hampshire as ranking first in the U.S. for completion rates of students who began at four-year public...

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