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Wall Street Journal

Why NYU Is Making Its Medical School Tuition-Free

Why NYU Is Making Its Medical School Tuition-Free

October 30, 2018

When Robert Grossman was named chief executive of NYU Langone Health and dean of New York University School of Medicine in 2007, he was already thinking about how to make tuition free for NYU’s medical students. 
Dr. Grossman discussed the possibility with Home Depot Inc. co-founder Kenneth Langone, the longtime chairman of the medical center’s board of trustees. Mr. Langone got on board with the idea right away and began to recruit other donors, Dr. Grossman says.
When Robert Grossman was named chief executive of NYU Langone Health and dean of New York University School of Medicine in 2007, he was already thinking about how to make tuition free for NYU’s medical students. 
Dr. Grossman discussed the possibility with Home Depot Inc. co-founder Kenneth Langone, the longtime chairman of the medical center’s board of trustees. Mr. Langone got on board with the idea right away and began to recruit other donors, Dr. Grossman says.

October 30, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Smith Finds No Bias in Incident That Roiled Campus

Smith Finds No Bias in Incident That Roiled Campus

October 30, 2018

Smith College (MA) released a report Monday detailing an independent investigation into a July call to campus police and rejecting the idea that the caller was motivated by clear racial bias. During the call, a Smith College custodial employee reported a black student who was eating lunch and relaxing in the Tyler House residence hall living room. The student “seems to be out of place,” the caller told the dispatcher.
Smith College (MA) released a report Monday detailing an independent investigation into a July call to campus police and rejecting the idea that the caller was motivated by clear racial bias. During the call, a Smith College custodial employee reported a black student who was eating lunch and relaxing in the Tyler House residence hall living room. The student “seems to be out of place,” the caller told the dispatcher.

October 30, 2018

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TwinCities.com, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

$50M Gift Boosts Carleton College’s $400M Fundraising Campaign

$50M Gift Boosts Carleton College’s $400M Fundraising Campaign

October 30, 2018

Carleton College (MN) has announced a $50 million donation from a trustee and alumnus as it looks to reach a $400 million fundraising goal.  The private liberal arts school in Northfield, Minn., said Saturday it’s quietly secured $315.7 million in donor commitments over the last three years.
Carleton College (MN) has announced a $50 million donation from a trustee and alumnus as it looks to reach a $400 million fundraising goal.  The private liberal arts school in Northfield, Minn., said Saturday it’s quietly secured $315.7 million in donor commitments over the last three years.

October 30, 2018

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Wall Street Journal

University Sued Over Student Who Died from Pancake-Eating Contest

University Sued Over Student Who Died from Pancake-Eating Contest

October 30, 2018

The family of a Sacred Heart University (CT) junior who died last year after participating in a charity pancake-eating contest is suing the university, saying it was at fault for sanctioning the event and not having medical staff on hand.  Caitlin Nelson, 20 years old, of Clark, N.J., began choking shortly after the contest began on March 30, 2017, and collapsed. Emergency responders had to scoop pancake from her mouth and airway, according to the complaint filed Monday in state court in Bridgeport, Conn.
The family of a Sacred Heart University (CT) junior who died last year after participating in a charity pancake-eating contest is suing the university, saying it was at fault for sanctioning the event and not having medical staff on hand.  Caitlin Nelson, 20 years old, of Clark, N.J., began choking shortly after the contest began on March 30, 2017, and collapsed. Emergency responders had to scoop pancake from her mouth and airway, according to the complaint filed Monday in state court in Bridgeport, Conn.

October 30, 2018

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Business of Fashion

Rewriting the Fashion Education Curriculum at Columbia College Chicago

Rewriting the Fashion Education Curriculum at Columbia College Chicago

October 30, 2018

On an urban campus situated on the South Loop of the city sits Columbia College Chicago, a creative, liberal and media arts college that offers a BA in fashion studies with concentrations in either merchandising or product development, and a BFA in fashion design. Two years ago, Columbia College underwent a macro-curricular overhaul, during which the fashion department renovated its programmes following a year of research. Now, students, whether following a product development, design or a merchandising pathway, are taught to understand the fashion ecosystem in a comprehensive, twenty-first century way — with digital potential and the interconnectedness technology creates between skills.
On an urban campus situated on the South Loop of the city sits Columbia College Chicago, a creative, liberal and media arts college that offers a BA in fashion studies with concentrations in either merchandising or product development, and a BFA in fashion design. Two years ago, Columbia College underwent a macro-curricular overhaul, during which the fashion department renovated its programmes following a year of research. Now, students, whether following a product development, design or a merchandising pathway, are taught to understand the fashion ecosystem in a comprehensive, twenty-first century way — with digital potential and the interconnectedness technology creates between skills.

October 30, 2018

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