Posts Categorized: Newslink Type

More New Bylines!

Look for more new bylines in NEJHE's online incarnation at www.nebhe.org ...Join me in welcoming interns to NEBHE's Department of Policy and Research: Darrell Aaron,  David Mabe and Courtney Wilk, all of the Harvard Graduate School of Education....

Report Documents Chilly Climate for LGBT People at U.S. Campuses

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people face a “chilly” climate on college campuses, according to the first-ever national report chronicling LGBT experiences at U.S. colleges and universities.The State of Higher Education for LGBT People for 2010, published by Charlotte, N.C.-based Campus Pride, reports that LGBT students experience significantly greater harassment and d...

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Comes to WCSU

Jane Goodall will speak at Western Connecticut State University's O’Neill Center in Danbury, Conn., on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m., as part of her Roots & Shoots North America Training Summit. Events to be held from Friday, Oct. 8, through Sunday, Oct. 10, will mark the 50-year anniversary of the anthropologist's groundbreaking scientific research on chimpanzees....

Progressive Business Leaders to Hold CEO Summit on Inventing Sustainable, Competitive Economy

Stonyfield Farm CEO Gary Hirshberg, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CEO Paul Levy, Boston Globe writer Scott Kirsner, Cape Wind CEO Jim Gordon and Northeastern University economist Barry Bluestone will be among speakers at the Progressive Business Leaders Network's 4th Annual CEO Summit to be held Friday, Oct. 8, from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass.The four major c...

Join the Conversation: #NEBHEcon

The New England Board of Higher Education's Reinventing the University: New Models & Innovations for 21st Century Realities conference is Monday Oct. 4 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.Whether or not you're attending, NEBHE wants YOU to join in the conversation!Follow @NEBHE on Twitter and make sure to use hash tag #NEBHEcon for real-time updates, live chat and more during Monday's confer...

An Evening with Spike Lee

Award-winning film director, producer and writer Spike Lee will speak about his life, his work and the capacity for film to effect social change, during a talk at Boston University's George Sherman Union on Wednesday Oct. 6, at 4 p.m.The event is free and open to the public. No RSVP required. Admission is first-come, first-served....

Tierney, Oates to Speak at Biz Group Event at Northeastern University Focused on Jobs for Youth

The New England Council (NEC) will sponsor remarks by U.S. Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.) and U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Jane Oates on strengthening connections between business  and postsecondary education for young adults in New England. The event will be held  Thursday, Oct. 21, at 8 a.m., at Northeastern University.The remarks by Tierney a...

Hartford Seminary Awarded $1 Mil for Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations

The International Institute of Islamic Thought awarded the Hartford Seminary $1 million to help endow a professorship in Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations.The gift will help fund a chair in the Islamic Chaplaincy and Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford Seminary's Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations.Timur Yuskaev, assistant professor of Contemporar...

EdNet Gets Connected

Education technology boosters see the classroom as a changing frontier. New gadgets. New connections all the time. But with continuing budget cuts, teachers stuck to traditional modes of instruction and little support from district administrations, new tech advances often go unused or misused, according to education leaders, technology providers and policymakers who gathered in Boston ...

Taking Our Medicine: From One New England Journal to Another

As the New England Board of Higher Education celebrates its 55th anniversary this year with our new content hub website, Facebook, Twitter and other social media, it is comforting to know our early history has a place in one of the oldest journals in New England. The New England Journal of Medicine recently added online archives containing material published between 1812 to 1989. The archives a...