World Universities Forum’s Updates

  • Georgia Southern University to Host the First World Universities Forum in the United States

    Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons | Article Link | by WTOC Staff

    STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - Georgia Southern University will welcome “The Eighth World Universities Forum” to the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. in downtown...More

  • Community Member Spotlight: Richard M. Kesner, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA

    by Jamie Burns

    Richard M. Kesner, Executive Professor of Supply Chain and Information Management at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University (Boston, USA), has taken full advantage of every opportunity to connect with other...More

  • Top US University in Africa Graduates First Students

    Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons | Article Source | by Reuben Kyama

    Internationally respected Carnegie Mellon University became the first highly ranked American institution to operate a fully-fledged campus...More

  • Don't Send Your Kids to the Ivy League: the Nations Top Colleges are Turning Our Kids Into Zombies

    Image courtesy of / jzlomek | Article Link | by William Deresiewcz

    In the spring of 2008, I did a daylong stint on the Yale admissions committee. We—that is, three admissions staff, a member of the colle...More

  • Universities and the Illusion of Global Competition

    Image courtesy of Christian Richardt / WikiMedia Commons | Article Link | by Takehiko Kariya

    Before we start on any discussion of Japanese universities in the context of international competitiveness, we first...More

  • The trigger warning we need: “College is a scam meant to perpetuate the 1 percent”

    Image courtesy of the US Department of Education | Article Link | by Thomas Frank

    Is there a greater gift to the hack editorialist than the American university and its taste for sensitivity and euphemism? I doubt it. What wo...More

  • Rankings - Higher Education Systems vs Universities

    Photo courtesy of Ad Meskens / WikiMedia Commons | Article Link | by Benoit Millot

    International university rankings have become a familiar feature on the higher education scene. As their impact has grown, reac...More

  • Public Higher Education Still Hasn’t Recovered From Recession Budget Cuts: Grapevine Report

    Image Courtesy of Beyond My Ken (CC by SA 3.0) | Original Article | by Tyler Kingkade

    Public colleges in much of the country are in better financial health this year, but overall, appropriations are still 4 percent...More

  • The Job Market Has Not Always Been Bad | Original Article | by Adjunct Nate Silver

    The triumphant return of Adjunct Nate Silver! Anytime anyone, ever, says “the market’s always been bad”–send them here

    I would like to drive a stake through the heart of the myth...More

  • The Growth of College Grads in Dead-End Jobs (in 2 Graphs)

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    The Atlantic | Original Article | by Jordan Weissmann

    The rise of the baristas

    These post-recession years have not been gentle on young college grads, and by now, you've heard plenty of...More