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CPS adopts University's online attendance verification process
June 30, 2011
As part of the College of Professional Studies' (CPS) continuous efforts to streamline the student registration and enrollment processes, CPS is adopting the University's online attendance verification process called "I Am Here".
3Qs: A 'history' lesson for educators
June 27, 2011
America's students know less about U.S. history than any other academic subject, according to newly released test results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Shaunna Harrington, a former high school history teacher in the Boston Public Schools who now serves as a full-time professor in education in the College of Professional Studies, suggests that history needs to be taught in a more student-friendly way.
A college degree is still the best ticket says Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun
June 10, 2011
CNN.com published an opinion column, "A college education is your best bet", written by Joseph E. Aoun, in which Aoun disputes investor Peter Thiel's theory that college degrees are overvalued and colleges and universities do not encourage innovation.
To fix health care, competing interests need to collaborate
June 09, 2011
Greater collaboration among health-care stakeholders, including insurers, physicians and employers, could cure the United States' ailing health-care system, according to a new book coauthored by Eric D. Kupferberg.
Northeastern recognized for commitment to sustainability
June 06, 2011
Northeastern is among the institutions recognized in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition," which highlights the nation's most environmentally responsible "green colleges."
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