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Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal

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Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal Posted: 29 Jun 2021 04:00 AM PDT Education-technology company 2U Inc., which runs graduate programs for dozens of top universities, is buying web-based course provider edX, a nonprofit founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for $800 million. The deal combines two major players in online instruction as universities around the world push more aggressively into digital offerings. Many schools scrambled to shift courses online when the pandemic shut campuses last year, and they are now expected to build on—and polish—the programs. The sale proceeds will go to a nonprofit, to be run by Harvard and MIT, that the schools say will focus on reducing inequalities in access to education. It will maintain the open-acc

Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal

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Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal Posted: 29 Jun 2021 04:00 AM PDT Education-technology company 2U Inc., which runs graduate programs for dozens of top universities, is buying web-based course provider edX, a nonprofit founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for $800 million. The deal combines two major players in online instruction as universities around the world push more aggressively into digital offerings. Many schools scrambled to shift courses online when the pandemic shut campuses last year, and they are now expected to build on—and polish—the programs. The sale proceeds will go to a nonprofit, to be run by Harvard and MIT, that the schools say will focus on reducing inequalities in access to education. It will maintain the open-acc

Harvard and MIT to Sell edX for $800 Million - Harvard Magazine

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Harvard and MIT to Sell edX for $800 Million - Harvard Magazine Harvard and MIT to Sell edX for $800 Million - Harvard Magazine Posted: 29 Jun 2021 03:52 AM PDT Harvard, MIT, and edX announced today that edX, the two institutions' 2012 joint venture into online education, would be sold to leading educational technology company 2U for $800 million. 2U, a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ, with revenues expected to approach $1 billion in 2021, is an online program manager. The company provides digital platforms and marketing and logistical support that allows colleges and universities to offer online instruction but does not itself provide degrees.  As part of the agreement, which is subject to approval by Massachusetts attorney general Maura Healey '92, 2U will own and plans to operate edX as a public benefit entity, which means that in addition to creating value for shareholders, edX will also provide a specific public be

U of M School of Public Health and Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies collaborate on unique Certificate in Healthcare Management for Behavioral Health - School of Public Health - University of Minnesota - UMN News

U of M School of Public Health and Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies collaborate on unique Certificate in Healthcare Management for Behavioral Health - School of Public Health - University of Minnesota - UMN News U of M School of Public Health and Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies collaborate on unique Certificate in Healthcare Management for Behavioral Health - School of Public Health - University of Minnesota - UMN News Posted: 07 Jun 2021 12:00 AM PDT MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (06/07/21) – The University of Minnesota School of Public Health and the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies have come together to offer a new higher education opportunity for behavioral health professionals. Building on their strengths, these two respected Minnesota institutions have created the Certificate in Healthcare Management for Behavioral Health , a 10-month program to address the gro

U.S. News Releases Its Rankings Of The Best Online College Programs For 2020 - Forbes

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U.S. News Releases Its Rankings Of The Best Online College Programs For 2020 - Forbes U.S. News Releases Its Rankings Of The Best Online College Programs For 2020 - Forbes Harvard and MIT to Sell edX for $800 Million - Harvard Magazine Can New International Students Take Online Classes? | Best Colleges | US News - U.S. News & World Report What to Know About Health Care Management Degrees and Programs | Best Graduate Schools | US News - U.S. News & World Report U.S. News Releases Its Rankings Of The Best Online College Programs For 2020 - Forbes Posted: 14 Jan 2020 12:00 AM PST The U.S. News and World Report's ranking of online higher education programs for 2020 has been ... [+] released, Ohio State University claimed the top spot for the best online baccalaureate program. Getty U.S. News & World Report announced its 2020 Best Online Programs rankings today, the ninth edition of these rankings.

Does Size Matter? The Big & Small MBA Cohorts At Top B-Schools - Poets&Quants

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Does Size Matter? The Big & Small MBA Cohorts At Top B-Schools - Poets&Quants Does Size Matter? The Big & Small MBA Cohorts At Top B-Schools - Poets&Quants Posted: 29 May 2021 12:00 AM PDT Would you rather be a big fish in a small MBA pond or a small fish in a big pond? To MBA students who favor schools with smaller cohorts, the draw is less about being a big fish in a small pond than seeking a more intimate learning environment. Even during the pandemic, when many classes were virtual, students in schools with smaller intakes say their experience allowed them to know classmates and faculty as family. "I've still been able to get to know the majority of my classmates and professors," says Jamie Rosenstein Wittman, who is one of just 182 students who completed the first year of the MBA program at Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management . She enrolled at Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn.,

‘It’s Tough to Get Out’: How Caribbean Medical Schools Fail Their Students - The New York Times

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Last summer, when Dr. Sneha Sheth went online to begin filling out applications for residency — the next stage of her training after medical school — she was hit with a jolt of disappointment. Of the 500 residency programs she was considering, nearly half had been labeled unfriendly to international medical students, like her, by the website Match a Resident, which helps medical students abroad navigate the U.S. residency application process. Dr. Sheth submitted her applications in September and spent months on edge. Then came the distress of rejections from numerous programs, and no responses from others. “There are 50 percent of programs that don’t want you, which is a scary feeling,” said Dr. Sheth, 28, who graduated recently from a Caribbean medical school. “It’s like, if they don’t want you, who will?” The frustrations of the match process, which assigns graduates to programs where they can begin practicing medicine, made Dr. Sheth question whether she had been foolish to en

Universities Partner for Online Cybersecurity Program - GovTech

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Universities Partner for Online Cybersecurity Program - GovTech Universities Partner for Online Cybersecurity Program - GovTech Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal Emerging Careers of the Future - MPress - Maryville University News Distance learning proves good fit for Kauaʻi residents | University of Hawaiʻi System News - UH System Current News Universities Partner for Online Cybersecurity Program - GovTech Posted: 28 Jun 2021 11:35 AM PDT (TNS) — A new cybersecurity governance certificate program is being launched by Concordia and Dominican universities in River Forest. The program, expected to be available this fall, is designed to prepare students for managing rapid advancements in the burgeoning information technology field. The four-course certificate program will be delivered fully online and will be taught by instructors from both universities.