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Chancellor likes CSUCI’s plan for engineering degree

By   /  Friday, May 13th, 2016  /  Education, right  /  Comments Off on Chancellor likes CSUCI’s plan for engineering degree

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CSU agrees to faculty salary increases, averts strike

By   /  Friday, April 8th, 2016  /  Education, Latest news  /  Comments Off on CSU agrees to faculty salary increases, averts strike

The California State University system and its faculty narrowly averted the largest strike in the history of U.S. higher education, when the two sides announced an agreement April 8 for across-the-board raises over the next two years. If the CSU trustees and the California Faculty Association’s full membership approve the contract extension, all 26,000 faculty Read More →

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Higher education faces disruption because of technology

By   /  Friday, March 11th, 2016  /  Columns, Education, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Higher education faces disruption because of technology

Business scholar and consultant Clayton Christensen coined the phrase “disruptive innovation” in the 1990s to describe a breakthrough that reshapes a market and displaces its leading firms. Twenty years later, “disruption” might be the defining theory of the modern economy. Print newspapers, brick-and-mortar retail and taxis have been some of its chief victims. On a Read More →

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Viticulture students learn by doing at Allan Hancock College

By   /  Friday, March 11th, 2016  /  Central Coast, Education, middle, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Viticulture students learn by doing at Allan Hancock College

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New UC Santa Barbara library worthy of top research university

By   /  Friday, February 5th, 2016  /  Columns, Education, Latest news, South Coast  /  Comments Off on New UC Santa Barbara library worthy of top research university

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New UC venture fund to pump $250M into spinoffs

By   /  Friday, January 1st, 2016  /  Columns, Education, Latest news, South Coast  /  Comments Off on New UC venture fund to pump $250M into spinoffs

There certainly is no shortage of money available for startup companies — total venture investments in 2014 were more than $57 billion, according to Dow Jones VentureSource, and there are signs 2015 could top that by billions. There hasn’t been this much cash flowing, particularly in the tech sector, since the late 1990s dot-com boom. Read More →

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Tri-county accounting graduates in demand

By   /  Friday, December 4th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Columns, Education, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Tri-county accounting graduates in demand

Universities aren’t always great at adapting to the workforce needs of today and tomorrow. Journalism schools across the land, for example, still churn out thousands of graduates every year —  bright-eyed, but unable to find jobs, and soon forced to move back in with mom and start freelancing. But at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Read More →

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