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Virtual reality makes an impact on campus—Colleges and universities are using virtual reality in athletic training, research programs and more.
Refresh and reinvigorate donor relationships—A new report indicates that fundraisers should build communal relationships rather than transactional ones.
What’s the future for Chinese women in higher education?—In 2008, Chinese women overtook men in campus enrollment—but they still face challenges.
Charitable giving to increase four percent in 2016—Research predicts that foundation, corporate and individual giving are all expected to grow.
- It’s time to redefine student calling. Find tips in the latest issue of BriefCASE.
- Also in BriefCASE: 3 tools for international advancement, dos and don’ts for student philanthropy events and how donor retention is becoming a top priority.
- Understand the five reasons volunteers leave in Advancement Weekly (login required).
- On our blog: the University of Kentucky’s alumni service week and transforming alumni culture at Michigan State University.
- Join our next #casesmc chat on Tuesday, Jan. 26, to discuss live streaming.
- Dates to remember:
Trending on CASE Communities
- Printer’s proof for annual giving
- Alumni baby bibs
- Engagement versus fundraising
- Snapchat geofilter
- Institutional leaders on Twitter
- Athletics personnel endowments
What Members Are Sharing
As the University of Mary Washington prepares for snow, it looked back on its first snow day of 2015, when students shared moments with the hashtag #UMWSnowDay.
Imperial College London gets into the groove with this Spotify playlist, made for its Healthy Living Week.
Nearly 700 students participated in Bowling Green State University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day service celebration.
The University of Adelaide wanted to meet some of its new social media followers in person. So, they surprised them with swag.
Florida State University students are digging deep into ancient art and 3D printing. Professor Nancy De Grummond explains.