Weekly CASE Highlights for 8/15/2014

Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news and trending discussions on CASE communities.

Advancement News

Corporate Canada increasingly outsourcing innovation to universities—Canadian companies are funneling a growing chunk of their research and development spending through the country’s universities and colleges.
Chinese seek freedom, edge at U.S. high schools—Like a growing number of Chinese teenagers, Zhang plans to enroll this fall in a private U.S. high school where he and his parents hope he will get a more well-rounded – if far more expensive – education.
MIT Team Turns 6.9 Million Clicks Into Insights To Improve Online Education—This year EdX, the platform co-run by MIT and Harvard, gave researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) data on the second-by-second viewing habits of more than 100,000 learners perusing over 6.9 million video sessions.
Will Gen Y change branding?—A decade ago, marketing and branding experts from around the world predicted the era of the brand would be dead by now – they were wrong. But the evolution of branding has been a significant one, and with baby boomers moving out of the main consumer box and making room for Gen X and Y, more changes are expected in the coming years.

 

CASE News

Thanks to outreach, U.S. colleges enjoy jump in gifts From abroad—The Chronicle of Higher education
Fund-Raisers Anticipate 5.4% Gains in Next Year—Inside Higher Ed
College Fund-Raising Rises 5.2 Percent—The Chronicle of Higher education

 

Video

CASE Summit 2014 Highlights

 

CASE Communities—trending discussions

Alumni Legacies
Internship expense awards and financial aid
What are the characteristics of a 40, 45 and 50-year-old independent school?

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