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Ohio State unveils more details on west campus ‘innovation district’

Ohio State University's west campus just got a whole lot more interesting. Ohio State announced on Friday two proposed building sites that will support research and tech commercialization in what the school is calling its "Innovation District." This ...

By | 2019-02-15T21:53:52+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Education|

The Wrap: Amazon drops NYC, Kroger shutters its bakery, Ohio State’s growing plans and an Oprah-baked restaurant comes to town (Video)

In this edition of The Wrap, Editor Doug Buchanan and I talk about Amazon dumping New York City from its HQ2 list. So, does that mean Columbus is back in the running? Nope. We also talk about Ohio State's big news for growing west campus into an inno...

By | 2019-02-14T22:55:52+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Education|

Marcos Marchena resigns from UCF board in wake of investigation

Former University of Central Florida Board of Trustees Chairman Marcos Marchena, who initially stepped down from the chair position at the Jan. 31 Florida Board of Governors meeting, now has resigned from the board completely. Marchena, who has served...

By | 2019-02-14T20:02:12+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Education|

How Ana Rodriguez is shaping the multicultural leadership pipeline

Ana Rodriguez of the Latino Leadership Initiative at Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business likes to think of herself as “managerially focused and empirically driven” to help top companies recruit, retain and develop diverse workforces. ...

By | 2019-02-14T04:01:57+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Education|

With UMass set to name Bayside developer, professors plan protest

The University of Massachusetts board of trustees and members overseeing the system's building authority are scheduled to vote Thursday morning on a winning bid to develop the 20-acre Bayside Expo Center site. By some estimates, that land could host up...

By | 2019-02-14T02:09:51+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Education|

Regents OK master’s degree program for UGA film students

The University of Georgia has been given the go-ahead to launch a master's degree program aimed at training students to join the creative professions within the entertainment industry. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted Tuesday to...

By | 2019-02-13T11:00:00+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Education|

Mountain Brook to ask legislature to approve vote on property tax increase

Mountain Brook is the latest Birmingham suburb to make a move to raise property taxes to better fund its school system. The Mountain Brook City Council voted unanimously to request the state legislature call for a referendum on raising property taxes ...

By | 2019-02-12T20:40:28+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Education|