Weekly Highlights for June 24

Catch up on the latest advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions.

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What does Brexit mean for the UK’s higher education sector and students?—Institutions grapple with the results of the EU referendum.

A victory for affirmative action, and for many colleges a sigh of relief—The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the practice of using race as a factor in admissions.

Campus stores adapt to new student spending trends—Students still buy, but now they spend less.

Cybersecurity best practices for colleges and universities—Institutions must prioritize the three elements of effective cybersecurity: people, processes and technology.

As yearbooks die, colleges lose a link to the past—Social media is replacing the venerable tradition of the annual yearbook.

Reassessing developmental ed placements—U.S. community colleges weigh what tools should be used to determine course placement for incoming students.


Trending in CASE Communities

Shared by CASE Members

This week, we’re highlighting Circle of Excellence winners in the News and Research Videos category.

Grand Gold: University of Michigan – Back Into Race Mode

Gold: Johns Hopkins University – Tiny Dancers

Gold: Massachusetts Institute of Technology – A Life-Saving Discovery at MIT MechE

Silver: Stanford University – Stanford Researchers Solve the Mystery of the Dancing Droplets

Silver: University of California – We Are Built To Be Kind

Bronze: Cornell University – Solving the Starfish Mystery

Bronze: University of North Carolina, Charlotte – UNC Charlotte in Jerusalem

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