CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Research at universities won’t likely stop during the government shutdown, but that doesn’t mean that faculty and administration won’t feel the effects.A partial government shutdown began Dec. 22, 2018, and President Donald Trump said on Friday that it could go on for months, even years, if Democrats don’t approve funding for a border wall Trump promised during his campaign in 2016.The shutdown left thousands of federal workers at home or unpaid. Graduate students who conduct research projects funded with federal money won’t be told to stay out of the lab, though.Universities typically pay student salaries and then apply for reimbursements from the federal government. Chemicals, machines and other necessities for research are also purchased through this method.When the government shuts down, it preventing universities from getting the money back -- potentially for months. Researchers have to be careful about how they spend.“In a … [Read more...] about Will the government shutdown halt research at Northeast Ohio universities?
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Whether they're selling handmade crafts, doing consulting after hours, or operating a weekend catering business, side-hustles are meant to provide extra coin beyond what a regular day job pays. For many, it's a way to turn their passions into profit. In 2017, according to CNN Money, 44 million Americans reported having a side-hustle to either pursue a passion or supplement their income, or both. Here is one in a series of stories from NE Ohio:CLEVELAND, Ohio — By day, Jaime Bouvier teaches Case Western Reserve University law students how to be good lawyers. Two nights a week, she teaches others to fly.As a side hustle, Bouvier, 46, an assistant professor of lawyering skills at CWRU, teaches and performs aerial circus arts (think trapeze, and all the high-flying acrobatics of Cirque du Soleil).“It’s like a compulsion more than anything else,” Bouvier says of her side gig. “I’m not happy if I’m not training.”After … [Read more...] about Case law professor Jaime Bouvier’s passion, side-hustle, is in the air
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Case Western Reserve University officials want to switch a tenure-track African-American history professorship to a two-year visiting position, despite the school’s insistence that diversity and inclusion efforts are top priorities.CWRU’s student population is majority white; 3 percent of faculty and 6 percent of students are black. The university launched a push to attract a more diverse student body and improve campus life for those students. The university’s leader for diversity and inclusion is leaving, and the school has a nationwide search to replace her.The decision to downgrade a professorship in this climate is unacceptable, argue some students and professors.“The administration wants to hire a second-class citizen of the university with no job security to teach and research in an area of study that is not only vital for college students but that requires a certain amount of intellectual risk-taking, something that is unlikely to … [Read more...] about Case Western Reserve University downgrades tenure-track African American history professor position
Samuel Stebbins 24/7 Wall Street Published 6:00 AM EDT Oct 13, 2018 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 32 percent of American adults have a bachelor’s degree, the largest percentage on record. Currently, more than 19 million Americans are enrolled in an undergraduate college program -- and next year, millions more will join the ranks. There are thousands of four-year institutions across the country, and attracting prospective students can be a challenge. Sill, some schools have managed to distinguish themselves and are becoming increasingly popular among the college-bound. How people choose which colleges and universities to apply to varies. For many, attending the most prestigious and academically rigorous school is the most important -- if not the only -- consideration. For others, the decision hinges on the cost of tuition and the value of financial aid packages and scholarships. Distance from home and campus amenities are yet more variables that can make a … [Read more...] about College applications: 100 US universities attracting the most students
Zach Witman, now 35, of New Freedom, is seen in this mugshot from Nov. 19, 2017. (Photo: Submitted) The killing shocked and horrified the people of New Freedom on Oct. 2, 1998. Now, Zach Witman is eligible to be released on parole on Jan. 6, 2019. (Undated) -- If Sue and Ron Witman dream of ever having a normal, suburban life, they keep those dreams to themselves. On Jan. 6, 2019, their son, Zach, now 35, is eligible for his first parole hearing. By then, he will have served 15 years and 230 days in a county jail and then a state correctional institution in Pennsylvania for the murder of his younger brother, Greg, 13, a popular student at Southern Middle School and an avid soccer player. In February, after maintaining his innocence for more than 19 years, Zach accepted an offer from the prosecution to plead guilty to third-degree murder. For the first time since his arrest, he admitted to committing the crime. "Yes, I can say I killed my brother by stabbing," … [Read more...] about Zach Witman murder case: 20 years later, he could soon leave prisonYou may also be interested in…