Taking my time at university helped me overcome my fear of failure and accept myself

Taking my time at university helped me overcome my fear of failure and accept myself

As the first person in my family to attend university, navigating tertiary education was an exercise in patience, uncertainty and confusion. My parents, Lebanese immigrants, did all they could to foster in me a love for education and higher learning, and really believed I could 

4th-year university students in Saskatchewan called upon to substitute teach

4th-year university students in Saskatchewan called upon to substitute teach

Fourth-year education students in Saskatchewan nearing the end of their university program internships might be back in front of a class sooner than expected. The Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB) is granting temporary permits to students who’ve completed their internship to help relieve some of the staffing 

University of Birmingham drives diversity in tech roles with new scholarships

University of Birmingham drives diversity in tech roles with new scholarships

The University of Birmingham is offering scholarships to women across the Midlands to help them improve their skills and secure jobs in technology. 50 Women in Tech scholarships of £4,000 each are available to women studying on two of the University’s short courses. The Coding and Data Analytics 

Montclair State University Launches Undergraduate Pre Medical Program

Montclair State University Launches Undergraduate Pre Medical Program

Montclair State University has launched a new Pre Medical Program for the fall 2021 semester, creating new opportunities for students by preparing them to pursue careers in medical fields, take the MCAT exam, and apply to medical school. The program will be an interdisciplinary offering 

Utah university board votes to drop ‘Dixie’ from name after recent grads worried it affected job prospects

Utah university board votes to drop ‘Dixie’ from name after recent grads worried it affected job prospects

Dixie State University in Utah is considering a name change after a recent study found the school’s name had negative connotations and affected students and alumni looking for job opportunities outside the state.The university board of trustees voted to recommend an institutional name change to 

UW Trustees Approve Spring Semester Plan

UW Trustees Approve Spring Semester Plan

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a plan for the spring 2021 semester that includes 10 weeks of in-person instruction, a three-day spring break and five weeks of fully online classes to conclude the term. The semester will begin with two days 

Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) chapter launched at the University of Nevada, Reno

Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) chapter launched at the University of Nevada, Reno

In the fall of 2019, undergraduate student Alejandra Rodriguez recognized a need that had not yet been filled at the University of Nevada, Reno. As she embarked on her pre-medical education, she wanted to create a community of support for herself and other minority students 

Outdoor Wi-Fi Expands Access for College Students

Outdoor Wi-Fi Expands Access for College Students

At Lewis University in Illinois, COVID caused administrators to do a rapid rethink around issues of student connectivity. “We looked for opportunities to continue to provide access to our campus resources while still respecting things like social distancing,” says CIO LeRoy Butler, whose team deployed Cisco Aironet 1560