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Powdered booze ban, sex crimes and ethics reform: This week in new Oregon
HB 3214 Directs Land Conservation and Development Commission to adopt or amend rules related to statewide planning goals to allow local government to rezone land for certain purposes. HB 2023 Specifies requirements for … SB 493 Removes ability of …

A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida's leading newspapers
Hillsborough has long acknowledged high rates of suspension and expulsion for African-American and Hispanic male students. Districtwide, for example, blacks make up 21 percent of the middle school population but comprised 42 percent of suspensions …
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Classes are plentiful in the area
BRISTOL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER: Info on child development, family management issues, parent-ing, up-to-date list of resources including classes, health care, housing, etc.; Susan N. Murray, 276-645-3765. …. This course is a com-prehensive review of …
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Alzheimer's risk is higher in African Americans, but many fear clinical studies

Alzheimer's risk is higher in African Americans, but many fear clinical studies
Studies show that older African Americans are almost twice as likely as whites to develop Alzheimer's disease for genetic, biological and socioeconomic reasons. Diet and even … More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, a number …
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Vice President for Advancement
The Vice President is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional advancement programs and recruiting and developing talented team members focused toward the ultimate goal of significantly increasing constituent involvement …
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Budget 2014-15: Higher education gets 13 per cent hike

Budget 2014-15: Higher education gets 13 per cent hike
For the year 2014-15, the government has allocated Rs 27,656 crore to the department of higher education under the human resource development (HRD) ministry compared to Rs 24,485 crore in 2013-14, registering an increase of 12.9 per cent. Finance …
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UM Recognized Among 'Great Colleges To Work For'
For the sixth time in seven years, the University of Mississippi has been recognized as one of the nation's “Great Colleges To Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. UM was cited for excellence in collaborative governance, employee confidence …

Closing the 'town-gown' gap
The work of the EIUA is cited in a government White Paper explaining the rationale of City Deals – an initiative offering additional funding for cities with compelling development plans, which has been overseen by newly appointed universities minister …
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Four-year strategy for human resource development
The African Development Bank has approved a four-year 'Human Capital Strategy' for 2014-18 that identifies education, skills development, science, technology, innovation and youth employment as areas of urgent priority. The Human Capital Strategy, the …
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Fresh ideas, not more institutions
The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smriti Irani, has set out an ambitious agenda to seek reforms in higher education. There is no greater challenge to the future of India than the urgent need to revamp our institutions of higher education.
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Mulling increasing spending on higher education: HRD Minister Smriti Irani
HRD Minister Smriti Irani said on Tuesday that the government was mulling increasing the spending on higher education to six per cent of the GDP and will also have a relook at the legislations on higher education which lapsed with the end of previous …
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HRD moots fight against corruption as study subject
Ministry's department of higher education has also asked universities to consider inclusion of the subject in the curriculum of relevant courses like law, public administration, and human rights. The course will be recognised by government. Welcoming …
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