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Panama AmericaApril 8, 2015
Today the borders of the countries of the world are more nets than walls, remarked U.S. President Bill Clinton, who said that thanks to technology people can communicate more easily.
The EconomistMarch 28, 2015
The biggest provider of higher education that nobody has ever heard of is Laureate, an American for-profit education company with revenues of $4 billion, nearly 1m students and 70,000 staff.
Santa Fe New MexicanMarch 27, 2015
Serafima Fedorova, a freshman from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design’s creative-writing program, was one of the winners of the Muse Times Two Poetry Series College Contest.
Ecuador TimesMarch 26, 2015
Under the artistic name of Kristofh, Pozo, a student of multimedia and audiovisual production at Universidad de las Americas (UDLA), learned of the contest four days before the registration deadline.
La Jornada AguascalientesMarch 26, 2015
For the first time in Aguascalientes Universidad del Valle de México held an international fair with the participation of representatives of the United States, Spain, Peru and Chile.
ZH EducationMarch 26, 2015
UniRitter and Fadergs, both of Laureate Brazil, offer design and law programs that feature theory, practical application and volunteer activities in local communities.
ZocaloMarch 23, 2015
Hadassa Fernandez Ramirez, 24, launched her own video game development company called Xolotl Interactive Studies. Fernandez Ramirez is a graduate of engineering technology and interactive animation at Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM).
The Times of IndiaMarch 21, 2015
Day one of the three-day International Chefs Conference organised by the Indian Federation of Culinary Associations (IFCA) threw the spotlight on why sustainability is critical in the food service industry. Chef Chris Koetke, from Kendall College, is quoted throughout the article.
Jordan TimesMarch 21, 2015
An initiative of French chef Alain Ducasse, Goût de France (Taste of France), was celebrated on March 19 across the globe, featuring over 1,000 chefs who served dinners made with local products. Five restaurants in Jordan took part in the event, including Top Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA).
CR HoyMarch 20, 2015
Manuel Bernal, a young Costa Rican civil engineering student studying at the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, is working on a water infrastructure development project in Senegal. Bernal's project is called "Water Changes All" and started as a college graduation project.
EMOLMarch 19, 2015
At a ceremony held at the Casona de Las Condes campus, the investiture of the new rector of Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) was completed. José Rodríguez Pérez, who was awarded the 2014 National Prize of Applied Science and Technology, will be responsible for guiding the university for the next four years.
Vida y ExitoMarch 17, 2015
Costa Rica's Manuel Bernal, a civil engineering student from Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, was chosen as one of four students from the global network of Laureate International Universities to participate in the eighth annual Clinton Global Initiative, in Miami, from 6 to March 9. Bernal, 23, was selected from hundreds of students from 20 countries because of its powerful social entrepreneurship project which seeks to implement a system to capture and use water to rural areas in developing countries in the African region.
IReport, CNNMarch 16, 2015
“I'm Not Here” is a provocative, powerful, true life story; and a reality most people have a very difficult time to understand. Director, Alec Brown, explains it best in this interview. Brown is a student at Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
US NewsMarch 12,2015
While students taking online classes may not have access to the exact same clubs and organizations that exist on a traditional brick-and-mortar campus, there is still a wide range of options available for those who want to connect with classmates. Tierra Wilson, who is pursuing a doctorate in psychology at Walden University, found out about online organizations at Walden through her enrollment counselor.
CR HoyMarch 11, 2015
The work done by Costa Rican biologist José González-Maya was recognized with the prestigious Future for Nature Award, given in the Netherlands, making him the third Latin American to receive the distinction. González-Maya is a biology graduate from the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, with a master’s in management and conservation of tropical forests, along with a degree in biodiversity of tropical agricultural research.
Aujourd'huiMarch 6, 2015
Salaheddine Moutacharif, mechanical engineering student at UIC, will represent the kingdom at this event, beginning Friday at the University of Miami.
Bilgi CagiFebruary 16, 2015
In order for innovation and dreams to be converted into reality, Istanbul Bilgi University’s Santralistabul campus opened the IDLab (Innovation and Dream Laboratory), specifically aimed to raise the standard of education in the engineering field.
Alianza NewsFebruary 16, 2015
Australia's Victoria University in Melbourne has signed a five-year agreement with Real Madrid Graduate School at Universidad Europea, university sources said Monday. The deal, the first between an Australian university and the global soccer giant, will allow Victoria University students in selected masters programs to attend the university in Spain and have access to the club.
HondudiarioFebruary 16, 2015
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the AIMS Project, signed a new cooperation agreement with five non-governmental development organizations (NGO) to promote training in vocational areas, life skills and entrepreneurship. The partners are: the Human Development Centre (CDH) in Tegucigalpa, Children International in San Pedro Sula, the Honduran Red Cross in La Ceiba, Technicians Association for International Solidarity and Cooperation (RE.TE) in Tegucigalpa San Pedro Sula, and the Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC).
El HorizonteFebruary 15, 2015
The head of the Secretariat of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS), Alfonso Navarrete Prida, said the agency promotes action, along with the state governments, to promote the formalization of employment. During the inauguration of the Trial Chamber at Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM)’s south Campus, he said that the Ministry of Labour has taken steps throughout the country for the administration and enforcement of the labor law.
Jordan TimesFebruary 15, 2015
His Majesty King Abdullah made the remarks during a meeting, attended by Her Majesty Queen Rania, with young Jordanian men and women who have achieved success, with their stories seen as the embodiment of good citizenship, a Royal Court statement said. Hamza Arsbi, a 2014 Laureate Global Fellow, was in attendance and met with the King and Queen.
The NationalFebruary 14, 2015
Starting a chain of shawarma restaurants in the UAE, at first glance, may make as much sense as importing rice to China. After all, the popular lamb and chicken sandwich has been part of the local culinary landscape in the country for decades. But Mohammad Mahafza, managing partner and head of operations at Shawermaty Gourmet and a graduate from Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, felt that there was a gap in the market for a premium offering that people could enjoy either as a quick lunchtime bite or as a meal with friends.
Der WestenFebruary 13, 2015
Four BiTS students shook up the German startup scene with their plan to use their network of the privately run studios and combine the advantages of discount gyms, thus offering customers a whole new market.
VanguardFebruary 12, 2015
For working professionals such as London-based Nigerian, Folakemi Abraham, online learning offers a flexible model, allowing her to study while continuing to run her business.
Host NewsFebruary 16, 2015
Emily Williams Knight, president of Kendall College, is among the newest members elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association (NRA).
Westfalen PostFebruary 11, 2015
Professor Stefan Stein, the new rector of BiTS, and Carlos Bertran, Germany CEO of the US educational group Laureate, which also includes the private university in Iserlohn, spoke about the future of the institution.
Business InsiderFebruary 10, 2015
Lauren Grosskopf, a graduate of Kendall College, eats food for a living, but that's just one part of her job. There's actually a lot more to being a food scientist than taste testing all day.
Financial TimesFebruary 8, 2015
At a conference in Mexico City this month, Laureate gathered experts and officials together, including former US president Bill Clinton and Inter-American Development Bank chief executive Luis Alberto Moreno, to discuss how to make vocational training more desirable and push it up the national policy agenda.
ANBAFebruary 7, 2015
Luciana Galeão, from Bahia, creates women’s clothes with mosaic-like features. For ten years now, she has outsourced manufacturing to a studio. She earned a degree in fashion management and design from Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS) in 2003, but started teaching herself fashion in 1996. She even designed on occasion prior to graduating, but set up her own business the moment she got her diploma.
Once NoticiasFebruary 6, 2015
The Secretary of Public Education, Emilio Chuayffet Chemor, said that quality education is key to achieving lasting and shared prosperity, noting that countries that have invested in education have increased levels of competition. By participating in the Laureate Summit on Youth and Productivity in Mexico, he recognized that youth do not have sufficient opportunities and to promote the changes, the country needs resources.
ExcelsiorFebruary 6, 2015
In Mexico, it is urgent to update the university because it is "obsolete" and far from being innovative, agreed legislators, academics and experts in the field. During the first panel, "New Models of Higher Education" at the Laureate Summit on Youth & Productivity in Mexico at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico, speakers noted that in our country, teaching in higher education needs to be updated and requires more federal support and new funding formulas. Without them, Mexico will continue to fall behind in the globalized world.
Canal 7February 5, 2015
Universities, government and the private sector must work together to get youth into developing areas and raise productivity in the country, said the communications director, Sophie Anaya Levesque. In the framework of the Summit on Youth and Productivity, the director told Notimex that universities should expand higher education, so that more students have access and can enter the labor market with better tools.
CronicaFebruary 5, 2015
In Mexico, 90 percent of productive research is wasted, resulting in a severe impact on the country's productivity; in 25 years it has decreased by 0.7 percent. Within the framework of the Summit on Youth and Productivity, which will be held this Friday and organized by Laureate International Universities, the Universidad del Valle de Mexico, Aspen Institute Mexico and the Inter-American Development Bank, Juan Pablo Castañón, president of the Employer Confederation of the Mexican Republic (Coparmex) advised that the productivity of a country should have three components: the public, private and social.
20 MinutosFebruary 2, 2015
Students from the Universidad del Valle de Mexico Querétaro campus who won the first two places in the national competition, UVM-Intercampus Fashion Faux Impressions, presented their designs in Milan, Italy to European fashion experts.
El MartutinoFebruary 2, 2015
Valeria Valdés, a student from Universidad Andrés Bello, is one of two representatives in the region who sits on the Presidential Advisory Commission for the Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities, which on Friday, had its Citizens Meeting in Valparaiso.
HondudiarioFebruary 2, 2015
To continue promoting the development of research in the university community, the institution invited students and teachers to participate in the 2014 UNITEC/CEUTEC Research Competition.
The Star OnlineFebruary 1, 2015
Laureate International Universities recently held an exclusive seminar and cocktail reception for undergraduates to meet the representatives from Les Roches International School of Hotel Management and Glion Institute of Higher Education.
Financial TimesFebruary 1, 2015
While the past two decades have seen top Western universities — and business schools in particular — launch joint programs with Chinese universities, there is now a move afoot for them to enter a new phase of commitment, in which they invest in bricks and mortar in China. Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is profiled in the article.
El Sol de San LuisJanuary 29, 2015
City officials led by Mayor Mario García Valdez, presented certificates to 73 municipal public security members who completed their studies in higher education in undergraduate management, security and communication at Universidad del Valle de México.
El EconomistaJanuary 28, 2015
Miguel Carmelo, previously the vice-president of the American Business Council, has assumed the presidency of this business association in Spain, replacing Marcos de Quinto.
E-Global Travel MediaJanuary 28, 2015
Miss World 2014 finalist Nonthawan “Maeya” Thongleng, a student of Stamford International University’s International Airlines Management program, received her graduation certificate at a special event held at the university’s Leura Restaurant, attended by fellow students, friends, staff, and the media.
El EconomistaJanuary 27, 2015
Voze is an app for mobile phones that allows users to have a professional telephone interpreter in nine languages 24 hours a day from anywhere in the world. The app is one of ten projects selected in the first round of HUBEmprende at Universidad Europea.
KathimeriniJanuary 28, 2015
European University Cyprus and Cyprus College successfully held the first annual Microsoft Alumni Awards ceremony, organized by the Alumni Association of the European University of Cyprus and the Cyprus College, with the support of Microsoft.
Yahoo! FinanceJanuary 26, 2015
A top social entrepreneur from the Philippines learned about New Zealand’s agricultural technology and sustainable farming initiatives on a visit to Canterbury. Cherrie Atilano visited New Zealand from February 1 to 8 through the ASEAN Young Business Leaders Initiative, managed by the Asia New Zealand Foundation for the New Zealand Government. A World Economic Forum "Global Shaper" and International Youth Foundation "2014 Laureate Global Fellow", she spoke at Christchurch’s Enterprise Precinct and Innovation Campus on February 4.
Canarias 7January 26, 2015
Universidad Europea de Canarias (UEC) won the award for exhibitor with most clicks at the Canary Innovation Forum (fi2) held on January 22 and 23 at the Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (TEA), which attracted over fifty companies related to innovation and technology.
GeneraccionJanuary 22, 2015
CIBERTEC, as part of its educational strategy for improving the academic quality of its students, has obtained the exclusive license to offer the entire suite of Oracle 12c programs, so that students can meet the needs of employers in today’s market.
La Laguna AhoraJanuary 21, 2015
Teachers and students from Universidad Europea de Canarias on January 22 and 23 participated in the Canary Innovation Forum, an event that encourages innovation, design, technology and entrepreneurship disciplines within the educational model of the university.
Glam AdelaideJanuary 20, 2015
Torrens’ trimester model, which entails three study periods per year rather than the standard two, has been designed to allow students to fast-track program completion, meaning students undertaking full time study are able to complete a bachelor program in just two years (rather than three) and a master program in one year.
ABCD MaiorJanuary 20, 2015
The industrial tourism project in São Bernardo announced a partnership with Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, its first education partnership.
La Tercera-January 16, 2015
A full day tour was launched to increase tourism in Rapel, boosting the sector beyond the lake and diversifying tourism. The initiative was proposed by the school of ecotourism at Universidad Andrés Bello more than three years ago.
A TardeJanuary 15, 2015
Interview with Rosa Moraes on creating the first gastronomy degree program in Brazil and making it available to the Laureate institutions in the country.
Diario el DiaJanuary 15, 2015
Nearly one hundred students from Instituto Profesional AIEP, decided to come together and move to Punitaqui to construct four emergency housing structures in different sectors of the community.
VeracruzanosJanuary 14, 2015
In order to meet the demands of the entertainment and games industry, Universidad del Valle de México will promote the research and development of skills in interactive animation technology. The university has signed an agreement with Render-Farm Studios to offer courses to UVM students majoring in engineering and digital animation interactive technology.
Chicago TribuneJanuary 14, 2015
Congratulations to Qi Ai, a student from Kendall College, who was named winner of the Almost Famous Chef Regional Central Region Competition on Monday.
UCV RadioJanuary 14, 2015
Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM) and MiPyme Federation successfully hosted the "Technological Literacy for Microenterprieses in the Valparaíso Region" course. Thirty four entrepreneurs completed the program, including a significant number of older adults, who learned how to use websites and social networks as tools to raise sales.
Uniradio InformaJanuary 13, 2015
Professor Rocío del Pilar Sánchez Madrid from Universidad del Valle de México was interviewed and asked for suggestions regarding how people should financially begin the new year.
La TerceraJanuary 12, 2015
The Centre for Marine Research (Cimarq), part of Universidad Andrés Bello, works in the former whaling community of Quintay. Three buildings that were once warehouses or kitchens are today lounges and a marine biology laboratory. Cimarq, together with the Quintay Foundation, has succeeded in providing more than just a research center, but also supporting area fishermen and leading outreach events.
Afternoon Dispatch and CourierJanuary 7, 2015
For more than a century, Switzerland has educated talent and has seen future global leaders graduate in hospitality management. It is home to the world’s top-ranked hotel schools. Sonia Tartar, CEO worldwide Les Roches writes what makes the Swiss approach to learning so successful.
Hurriyet Daily NewsJanuary 5, 2014
A member of the Association of Young Europeans says, “We want to see Turkey’s future in Europe." İstanbul Bilgi University’s social incubation center is focused on taking action to create a better future.
El EconomistaJanuary 2, 2015
Muuglu Allergy Free is a startup that specializes in the development of vegan pastries, suitable for any type of allergy or food intolerance. The venture was created in 2013 by José María Monzón and Pablo Romero, two young advertising and marketing graduates from Universidad Europea de Madrid.
Revista LideresDecember 29, 2014
Ecuadorian design students from Universidad de las Americas created toys using local materials and manufacturing facilities. A total of 24 students developed the ideas for these toys.
ExameDecember 29, 2014
In Brazil, programs that receive scores of 4 and 5 are classified as excellent. The physical education course from Universidade Anhembi Morumbi was recognized among the top 10.
KPBSDecember 29, 2014
A year and a half ago, a group of students from the NewSchool of Architecture and Design wanted to set up a temporary park in a vacant lot in downtown San Diego's East Village. The students graduated last year and formed the company RAD Lab, which is building the park at Park Boulevard and Market Street, along with other projects.
TivaratiDecember 22, 2014
In an effort to address critical employability issues every student faces upon graduating, Stamford International University hosted a round-table on the topic “What does it take for students to be globally employable and what exactly does this mean for the fresh graduate?” The round-table was facilitated by Sir Drummond Bone, Master of Balliol College Oxford and the Chairman of Stamford University Council and Piti Sithi-amnuai, a member of the Bangkok Bank Board of Directors and member of the Laureate Thailand Advisory Board.
Entorno InteligenteDecember 21, 2014
According to PETA, more than 100 million animals are used for scientific experimentation each year. A group of biotechnology engineering students at Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB), created "Platech", a technology dedicated to replace the need to use animals.
UCVRadioDecember 21, 2014
Aiming to provide care in the areas of kinesiology, speech therapy, occupational therapy and medical technology to a region with limited facilities, Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM) opened the first Teacher Welfare Centre of the Fifth Region, located at the Freedom Tower.
Times of IndiaDecember 21, 2014
Well-known design institute Pearl Academy hosted a discussion with design academicians from around the world on the 'Future of Design Education.'
Hotel Industry MagazineDecember 19, 2014
Judy Hou, Director General/CEO at Glion Institute of Higher Education, one of the top three institutes of higher education for an international career in hospitality, highlights the importance of being aware of new trends in the hospitality industry.
L’EtudiantDecember 18, 2014
ECE Paris, a private Parisian engineering school, requires students to go abroad during their program and is ranked as one of the top three engineering schools for study abroad.
The PIE NewsDecember 18, 2014
Doug Becker, CEO of Laureate Education, told delegates at a public-private partnership event in London this month that his company’s mission was to increase access and focused on the “transformational impact” of education.
MarketingDecember 18, 2014
To reset the thinking that learning is forced and painful, INTI International University & Colleges (INTI) has launched a campaign called “Rethink Education”. The campaign aims to spur discussions and encourage the youth and their parents to reflect on the role of higher education. The campaign started rolling with two marketing videos that paint real life success stories of its students.
Campaign BriefDecember 18, 2014
The Marsden Inch Scholarship has been awarded to Julie Koch and Tania Menzies from the Adschool at the Media Design School. Marsden Inch has also awarded a second female team, Liz Henwood and Lowri Pountain, with the new Inch Perfect Award for most improved team.
India Education DiaryDecember 17, 2014
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management president and CEO, Ms. Sonia Tatar, spent the week of December 8 meeting with members of the media, alumni and industry leaders to exchange ideas and perspectives on the development and trends of the hospitality industry in India and across the globe to enhance the collaboration with local industry leaders.
R7 NoticiasDecember 16, 2014
Business School São Paulo won top spots in two important rankings, which assess the quality of business schools around the world. Eduniversal, for 2014/2015, recognized BSP with four Palmas, recognizing it as a top business school. In the ranking of the 2014/2015 Best of Business Schools by magazine AméricaEconomia, BSP was voted as the second best in the country.
De Zeen MagazineDecember 16, 2014
Italian design school Domus Academy has recruited leading creatives – including Patricia Urquiola, Joseph Grima, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Alice Rawsthorn – to form a panel that will help the school "revolutionize" its teaching.
El PeriodicDecember 15, 2014
Universidad Europea de Valencia and SEMERGEN (Spanish Society of Primary Care) Foundation have signed an agreement to launch a university research chair in chronicity.
ABCDecember 13, 2014
"Education has reached the end of a cycle. We have to build a new system. " With this statement Fernando Alberca began his presentation at the education forum, “Educate to Transform” held at Universidad Europea. The education expert talked about school failure in Spain and discussed the keys to cope with change.
El EconomistaDecember 18, 2014
In a ceremony, to be held on Friday, December 12, Les Roches Marbella students will receive their bachelor’s degrees in business administration (hospitality) and graduate degrees in international hotel management.
FinancierioDecember 18, 2014
Adrian Villa Santiago wanted to be an astronaut, but so far, has become a very young Mexican entrepreneur. He won an international prize for a contest that recognizes the entrepreneurial projects, the 2012 James McGuire Business Plan Competition, which was held in Miami and organized by Laureate International Universities.
Italian VogueDecember 9, 2014
Profile piece on Rimzim Dadu, a fashion designer who completed her bachelor’s at Pearl Academy in India.
SabahDecember 9, 2014
Young people from all over Turkey brought their inventions to the 11th Istanbul Festival hosted by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Istanbul Bilgi University.
Obras WebDecember 9, 2014
Researchers at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico’s Villahermosa and Tuxtla campuses, and the University of Science and Arts of Chiapas (UNICACH), created and developed solar water heaters that are already installed in urban dwellings of Chiapas.
Mujere EmprendedoraDecember 5, 2014
Ten entrepreneurs will be growing their projects over the next five months in the HUB program at Universidad Europea, an initiative that is part of the new Alcobendas campus. The program aims to promote entrepreneurship among students and society in general, opening channels of communication between companies, these new ventures, and the university.
ComunicatiDecember 4, 2014
The winning project of the online contest "BeHandy Social Design" was “A Tangible World”. The competition is a result of a collaboration between BeHandy and Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA). Students in the bachelor’s in design at NABA volunteered with BeHandy to map an area of Milan to identify how accessible the city is for people with different disabilities. The collaboration is part of a program to promote youth volunteering through LightUp, the City of Milan and Ciessevi.
HunanGovDecember 4, 2014
Nineteen steel sculptures out of waste materials were displayed on Orange Isle in Changsha on the morning of December 2. Visitors were amazed at these vivid sculptures. These exquisite works were created by Yang Gang, a professor at Hunan International Economics University, and his students.
Milenio NovedadesDecember 1, 2014
To promote openness and permanence of new businesses in Yucatan, the Yucatan Institute of Entrepreneurship (IYEM) created new scholarships to promote the incubation of business projects in the state. In the first stage, at least 100 scholarships will be channeled to educational institutions; Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana (20); Universidad del (20); and Universidad del Valle de Mexico (60).
Travel News DailyDecember 1, 2014
Stamford International University is promoting further education in English for Thai high school students in Bangkok through the Stamford Global Knowledge Competition 2014. The program awards prizes of recognition for top performing teams via a 50 - question English language quiz, with prizes totaling THB 175,000 and with six 50% scholarships awarded in the final round.
ZamanNovember 30, 2014
Istanbul Bilgi University students from the Pantheon Club have identified the most successful people in the business world. Students selected Murat Ülker Yildiz as the "Businessman of the Year''. A ceremony was held on the campus of Istanbul Bilgi University to honor Ülker.
MenaraNovember 29, 2014
First prize for the StarTech Africa Technological Innovation award was awarded to Imad Morchid, an engineering student at Université Internationale de Casablanca. StarTech Africa is an event open to all creators of innovative technology projects from higher education institutions in Morocco.
El Vaca NudoNovember 29, 2014
Instituto Profesional AIEP in Puerto Montt held the first conversation about the need for communal work on HIV / AIDS to better coordinate ongoing work at regional organizations and institutions as well as to promote prevention.
JC MagazineNovember 28, 2014
Six engineering information systems students from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) developed three applied research projects to improve strategies, deployment tools and best practices for companies that use SAP Retail in Peru, inspired by the business model from a local retailer.
Diario SurNovember 26, 2014
One of the award winners, currently based in Marbella, has a brilliant career, despite his youth. Gonzalo Gutiérrez Araujo, studied at Universidad Europea de Madrid and has won several national and international awards.
Gold NewsNovember 25, 2014
European University of Cyprus has awarded the title of honorary professor to Nobel Laureate Biochemist, Robert Huber, from the University of Cardiff.
UT San DiegoNovember 24, 2014
Look for a movable park popping up every two weeks in downtown San Diego next year. The Downtown San Diego Partnership business group won the endorsement last week of the idea from Civic San Diego, the city's development arm. A group of NewSchool of Architecture and Design graduates won the partnership's contest to design a prototype parklet that could be moved from block to block. They called it the "Board Room" and later tweaks were made to satisfy city transportation planners.
Interiors AddictNovember 24, 2014
Setting out to change the face of campus design in Australia, Think Education’s new campus in Ultimo has taken out the win for Best Interior Fitout at the NSW Master Builders Awards.
UCV RadioNovember 20, 2014
Universidad Viña del Mar is the only private university Chile to be awarded a major grant with the support of the Chilean government through the Ministry of Education. The grant will strengthen their educational programs and social responsibility commitment to the region of Valparaiso.
Roodepoort NorthsiderNovember 20, 2014
Top students from Monash University’s School of Science were recently treated to an evening where they were awarded for their academic excellence throughout the year.
Super MexicanosNovember 20, 2014
The health sciences program at Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC) announced that in February 2015, they would open a specialized clinic to serve people with diabetes, with the goal of establishing and monitoring for preventive maintenance of oral and overall health.
Hotelier Middle EastNovember 19, 2014
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management is celebrating its 60th anniversary by hosting a conference called Breaking Boundaries in Education on November 20, 2014.
Notas de PrensaNovember 19, 2014
The Santander Group hosted the finals of the 19th edition of the Global Marketing Competition -GMKC- the largest business competition for students worldwide, in Boadilla del Monte (Madrid). Six finalists from among more than 4,635 participants and 1,957 teams from 81 different countries, presented their plans before a panel of professional experts. Juan Pablo Gu Ku, a student from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, took sixth place with prize of 1,000 euros.
Gapers BlockNovember 19, 2014
Kendall College will be the site of this year's Chicago Food Film Fest, an annual, four-day merging of the screen and plate. Short films and documentaries will be aired while theatergoers feast on themed plates.
Blog Entry by Bill Reese, Huffington PostNovember 14, 2014
I recently returned from Lima, Peru, where I had the privilege to meet with 20 young social entrepreneurs who had traveled from around the globe to take part in a week-long leadership retreat. The event was hosted by Laureate International Universities / Sylvan Laureate Foundation and the International Youth Foundation. Together with these Laureate Global Fellows, we talked about their visions for change and what it takes to transform their communities.
HondudiarioNovember 14, 2014
UNITEC authorities recognized the leadership and entrepreneurship of five young people on their efforts in creating organizations, or projects, with a high social impact on their country and which have demonstrated sustainable operations for at least six months.
Press Release via ScoopNovember 14, 2014
Crash Course, a futuristic short film created by Simon Heath and seven students from Media Design School’s Bachelor of Art and Design, won second place in the Car Shorts Grand Prix. The Car Shorts Grand Prix, an online film festival run by Direct Line Versicherung AG and Interfilm Berlin, saw people from all over the world visit the Car Shorts website to vote for their favourite short film. Crash Course competed against over 350 other short films that featured a car or mobility based storyline to win over the general public.
MilliyetNovember 12, 2014
Istanbul Bilgi University this year organized this year a photo exhibit of 31 students from different countries called "Through the Eyes of Erasmus Istanbul 2013", which opened for viewing at its Santralistanbul Campus.
Zocalo y SaltilloNovember 12, 2014
In order to raise awareness about the damage diabetes can cause, Universidad del Valle de Mexico’s Saltillo campus held an inaugural 5k called "Together Against Diabetes".
La RepublicaNovember 12, 2014
PERUHACK 2014 is an event that is focused on hacking and computer-security in Peru. This year it was hosted by Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas.
Aujourd’huiNovember 12, 2014
Social enterprise: a new way for development? Université Internationale de Casablanca hosted a 2014 Social Talk with the Olea Institute to focus on the role of NGOs in the democratic process of a progressive nation.
Animation World NetworkNovember 10, 2014
The SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 Computer Animation Festival presents the most stunning animation and visual effects works. Every year, it showcases the latest technologies and creative innovations for attendees, and this year it will continue to thrill with a variety of creative arts and technological advancements. The Jury Special Prize was presented to James Cunningham of Media Design School (New Zealand), for his short film Over the Moon.
Blog de FlorestaNovember 10, 2014
Uninorte marketing students joined forces and cleaned two bus stops on Avenida Getúlio Vargas, in the city center near their campus. The initiative received support from a number of different agencies of the city of Manaus.
PueblaNovember 9, 2014
Hope, affection, trust and solidarity were felt by dozens of families who came to the University Hospital (Puebla HUP) to join the Puebla Surgical Campaign. The BUAP, in collaboration with the Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM), The Champions of Hope and the Smile Network International, are helping return smiles to children suffering from cleft lip and palate.
SURNovember 7, 2014
Andalusia Excelente is an award that values innovation, creativity, social responsibility and internationalization of Andalusian companies have been successfully placed in leading business through expertise, differentiation and effort. Les Roches Marbella has been recognized in the category of Excellence in Education for the quality of its educational offerings which places students among the most demanded by leading companies in the Hospitality sector at nationally and internationally.
E-DuesseNovember 7, 2014
Aster Cucine is working with future designers from Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA) in a collaboration titled "Create your mood." Fifteen students from the MA Degree in Product Design will design a kitchen through using an alphabet of materials, components, accessories, finishes and volumes provided by Aster.
TechdayNovember 6, 2014
Media Design School is hosting the second annual Girls in Games. Targeted at female students between 14-18 in the Auckland region, Girls in Games in an immersive workshop that encourages young girls to get involved in game development and design.
Podcast, BFM, The Business StationNovember 5, 2014
Amit Sevak, CEO, INTI Education Group and also CEO of Laureate Malaysia, discusses the university’s performance, the country's education sector and answers questions about Laureate. He also discusses in detail the private-public conundrum and the role of business in education.
Ser PeruanoNovember 4, 2014
Cibertec has opened their newest campus and first location in Arequipa. Arequipa is Peru’s second largest city and has a large and growing demand for graduates from technical colleges.
ZamanNovember 4, 2014
One of the most important authors in Turkish literature, Yaşar Kemal, was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Istanbul Bilgi University during a special ceremony at the university’s SantralIstanbul campus.
Yahoo MexicoNovember 3, 2014
Students from Universidad del Valle de Mexico’s campus Lomas Verdes, advise women in the community of Carrizal, Veracruz on the production of the artisan seasoning Chiltepetl to try to expand the market to US.
El ComercioNovember 3, 2014
Virgilio Martinez, the renowned chef and owner of Central restaurant in Lima, which was recognized as the best in Latin America and number 15 in the world, has now become the founder of the degree of Gastronomy and Culinary Management, which will start next year at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC).
EMOLNovember 2, 2014
Located 140 kilometers from Santiago, Rapel Lake is known for being one of the most popular eco-tourism destinations in the country’s central region. Recently declared a Tourist Interest Area (ZOIT), the regional government, in conjunction with the school of ecotourism at Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) and SERNATUR, has been conducting several projects with the aim of promoting sustainable tourism in the area.
Gulf BusinessOctober 30, 2014
Online higher education offers accessibility and flexibility, writes Dr. Ward Ulmer, associate dean of Walden University’s College of Management and Technology.
UCV RadioOctober 30, 2014
The Naval War College, in conjunction with Universidad Andrés Bello, conducted the seminar "Women in Chile Today: Training for Change," which took place in the university’s auditorium at their Viña del Mar campus.
ETB Travel NewsOctober 29, 2014
Stamford International University in Thailand supported a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project pioneered by Miss Thailand World 2014 “Maeya” Nonthawan Thongleng, a 3rd year student in Stamford’s International Airlines Business Management program, in Udon Thani province. The mission of the CSR program “Return the happiness to society” is to provide educational opportunities (including the benefits of participatory sports education) to young Thai students in underprivileged areas.
UT San DiegoOctober 29, 2014
Five architects and a developer duked it out Thursday in a make-believe Fight Club boxing ring, all to prove a point: It's not all about design. Sponsored by the alumni board of the NewSchool of Architecture and Design, the two-hour slugfest before an audience of nearly 150 students and professionals had veteran designers doff their traditional, good-guy personas and debate the pros and cons of the real world.
E-Global Travel MediaOctober 27, 2014
Stamford International University, a respected and established innovative educational institute in Thailand, hosted the Laureate International Universities webinar broadcast of the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, giving students a chance to be included in a debate on a wealth of key global issues.
La HoraOctober 27, 2014
During the weekend, the municipality of Quito and metropolitan health department ran a campaign to provide services to dogs and cats with the support of professionals and students from the veterinary colleges of San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) and Universidad de las Americas (UDLA).
Plano InformativoOctober 25, 2014
Student health programs at Universidad del Valle de México’s campus San Luis Potosí started their prevention campaign against breast cancer.
El ConfidencialOctober 24, 2014
The director of the Spanish Society of Emergency Medicine (SEMES), Juan González del Castillo, explained his thoughts on the side effects of Ebola treatment, and more, during a special event organized and hosted by Universidad Europea de Madrid in response to questions about the virus.
El UniversalOctober 22, 2014
The former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom spoke of the numerous benefits he sees from the structural reforms being implemented in Mexico during a talk with students from Universidad del Valle de Mexico.
La TribunaOctober 19, 2014
Chancellor Mireya Agüero Corrales gave awards to outstanding students of University Technology Centre (CEUTEC), who designed the official logo of the Third Inter-American meeting of ministers and high level authorities on sustainable development of the Organization of American States (OAS).
El UniversalOctober 19, 2014
The Center for Public Opinion at Universidad del Valle de Mexico released the results of a new study.
ESPN DeportesOctober 15, 2014
Profile of Universidad del Valle de México student and Olympic medalist, Aida Roman, by ESPN Mexico.
Hospitality InteriorsOctober 14, 2014
The Glion Institute of Higher Education, one of the world’s top three institutes of higher education for an international career in hospitality management (TNS Global Survey, 2013), has received the 2014 IAIR Award in the category of Best Company for Leadership in Higher Education, Europe, during a ceremony at the Palazzo Mezzanotte in Milan, Italy.
ABQ JournalOctober 14, 2014
Good news for New Mexico, “Manhattan” is coming back for a second season. The series is filmed largely on the campus of Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
La CuartaOctober 13, 2014
The first Symposium of Forensic Veterinary Medicine was held at Universidad de las Americas in Viña del Mar and included students from different cities in Chile, police and forensic professionals in veterinary research.
Der WestenOctober 11, 2014
The private university BiTS (Business and Information Technology School) in Iserlohn is the partner for the first German-Chinese business school in Qingdao.
La InformacionOctober 10, 2014
Universidad Europea will bring together about 400 students for a conference to be held on Thursday, October 16 in Madrid, to educate young people about the importance of going for a digital future as one of the objectives promoted by the "e-Skills for Jobs” campaign.
AgrariaOctober 9, 2014
In order to enhance its management and agribusiness degree program, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) will incorporate courses in agrifood research, trends in agribusiness and agro marketing.
Soy ChileOctober 7, 2014
The Antofagasta Clinic and Instituto Profesional AIEP signed a cooperation agreement for students who are pursuing a degrees in nursing to complete internships at this medical facility.
El TiempoOctober 7, 2014
The former Spanish soccer player, Emilio Butragueño, director of institutional relations at Real Madrid, officially announced on Monday in Bogotá a partnership with Colombian school, Universidad Sergio Arboleda, that will advance research in sports through a master’s program in sports management.
Ser Madrid NorteOctober 7, 2014
Universidad Europea opened its newest campus in Madrid in Alcobendas. This new campus is designed as a unique place where business and entrepreneurship are in permanent contact with the university.
The HinduOctober 5, 2014
Master chef Christopher Koetke from Kendall College’s School of Culinary Arts, one of the most reputed culinary schools of United States of America, is on a five city tour of India with visits to Hyderabad, Jaipur, Delhi, Chandigarh and Mumbai.
El HeraldoOctober 4, 2014
Jossué Amador is part of robotics research team composed of José Donaire, Samuel Cruz and Bryan Flores, are all students of the Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (Unitec), who designed the first robotic tour guide. Named HargEsta, the machine is a virtual assistant who can interact via voice to guide tourists to their requested destination.
Campaign BriefOctober 3, 2014
It's been a big week for AdSchool students at Media Design School who picked up five Crowbars at the International Crowbar Student awards, including the top award for copywriting for a campaign for Gnosh Supermarkets by students Sian Henderson and Tania Menzies.
Health NewsOctober 3, 2014
Universidad Europea’s doctoral and research school has signed an agreement with the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (SEMERGEN) for the creation of a new university chair to support research.
TiempoOctober 2, 2014
Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (Unitec) and the Organization of Professional Sports Journalists in Honduras (OPPDH) yesterday conducted a media workshop seminar.
Clave SocialOctober 2, 2014
Climate change and the use of alternative energy sources are receiving media attention following the UN meeting on climate change, one great initiative is the Semilla Verde & Eskeje Project, created by a young leader who won the young social entrepreneur award from Universidad Europea and Banco Santander.
RefrescanteOctober 1, 2014
The court of Rio Grande do Sul (NUPEMEC TJ / RS) and UniRitter have taken the first step to improve the service of the court system through mediation by creating the country's first private center for applied mediation. The proposal was approved in July by TJ / RS with the goal of establishing joint actions for the dissemination of methods to resolve conflicts through mediation practice.
The Guardian, Global Development BlogSeptember 30, 2014
Online public health student at the University of Liverpool, Ambeen Haq, is among commentators and authors from countries across the world reflecting on the impact and outcomes of the twentieth anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development, held in Cairo in 1994.
CronicaSeptember 30, 2014
Graduates and teachers from the Universidad del Valle de Mexico’s Guadalajara Sur campus created a prosthetic hand that will improve the quality of life for children who have suffered from a loss of one or both hands.
Noticias CanariasSeptember 29, 2014
The rector of Universidad Europea de Canarias hosted a working group meeting with the Enterprise Network, Tenerife.
La TribunaSeptember 29, 2014
The President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, started an intense three-day agenda in Spain. The Honduran delegation will visit Universidad Europea de Madrid, where he will deliver a keynote lecture for the opening of the 2014-2015 academic year.
La PrensaSeptember 29, 2014
UNITEC and CEUTEC recognized 184 new graduating professionals from the institution’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The writer Julio Escoto spoke at the graduation ceremony.
Fox Business NewsSeptember 29, 2014
Laureate Education CEO Douglas Becker discusses the rising cost of college and student loan debt.
InfoTur PeruSeptember 26, 2014
As part of the celebration of "World Tourism Day", the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) and Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland will host the international conference “Tourism Trends and Prospects in Latin America” on Tuesday at the Monterrico campus.
Codice InformativoSeptember 26, 2014
Leaders from Universidad del Valle de México Campus Queretaro and Implan created the nation’s first observatory for tourism. The center will focus on gathering and distributing information to raise the profile of Santiago de Queretaro as a destination for national and international tourists.
Hotel IndustrySeptember 25, 2014
Judy Hou, general director/CEO at Glion, discusses the vital – and changing role – of hospitality education in preparing young leaders to deliver a first-class customer experience.
MSN EstadãoSeptember 25, 2014
More than 6,500 people attended the Eighth Paladar Culinary Arts of Brazil event, which was held at the Vila Olimpia campus of Universidade Anhembi Morumbi.
The New Indian ExpressSeptember 25, 2014
Chef Chris Koetke from Kendall College, a leading culinary arts school located in Chicago, who has been in the industry for 36 years was in the city, delivered a demonstration of a student’s journey in culinary education. Beginning with how to hold a knife, Chris went on to give the audience an understanding of many things at ITC Kakatiya, Begumpet.
Terra.clSeptember 23, 2014
The School of Public Health at Universidad Andrés Bello signed an agreement with Fonasa to study ways to more effectively and efficiently treat patients.
Yahoo! MexicoSeptember 19, 2014
The Ministry of Economy, through the National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Universidad del Valle de México, began creating a network of business incubators to support entrepreneurs.
La Voz DigitalSeptember 18, 2014
The first class of doctors, trained at the Getafe Hospital, per an agreement the hospital signed with Universidad Europea de Madrid in 2008, graduated this June and September.
International Meetings ReviewSeptember 17, 2014
Thailand's Stamford International University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IMPACT. The MOU was signed at a ceremony led by Prof. Dr. Boonmark Sirinaovakul, President, Stamford International University, who welcomed Loy Joon How, General Manager of IMPACT Exhibition Management.
La Cronica September 17, 2014
Jairo Sánchez and Arody Paredes, alumni from Universidad del Valle de México Campus Tuxtla designed aerial drones to help provide the government with a resource to use to respond to ecological disasters and threats to public security.
Chicago ReaderSeptember 15, 2014
"What is the relevance of the Mexican pantry in modern cuisine?" asked Rick Bayless of a crowd of about 60 or 70 people assembled lecture-hall-style in front of a test kitchen area at Kendall College on Saturday morning.
El Siglo de TorreonSeptember 12, 2014
Robert B. Zoellick, former president of the World Bank (2007-2012), said during a talk with students at various campuses of Universidad del Valle de Mexico, that changes in energy in Mexico will rebound in the economy at the end of this year or the next.
The Sun DailySeptember 11, 2014
Discrimination of any sort, such as against women or any particular group will impede a nation's chance to succeed in this age of globalisation, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said today. "You may get a round of applause from like-minded people now (when you discriminate), but it will be the death knell of your future," Blair said in his talk on "The Opportunities and Challenges of Globalisation" at INTI International University.
El Sol de DurangoSeptember 10, 2014
Studying architecture at the Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)’s south campus allowed Aldo Castillo to fulfill a dream. He developed a sustainable approach to building houses by creating bricks from eco-friendly materials. His project, "Ecoladrillos Mexico" was developed in the UNITEC Business Incubator. Aldo and his business partner won the 2013 James McGuire Business Plan Competition, graduate category.
Blue Mountains GazetteSeptember 10, 2014
The Chris O'Brien Lifehouse at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital is a recently established world-class cancer treatment and research facility providing integrated care and support services to both public and private patients, and its services have benefitted many from the Blue Mountains. To raise funds to support this wonderful facility, chef Andrew Neale from the Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School is leading team "Blue Magic" in the Sunsuper Ride to Conquer Cancer.
Afternoon Dispatch and CourierSeptember 10, 2014
The hospitality sector is experiencing above-average growth, writes Judy Hou, CEO, Glion Institute of Higher Education, adding that the industry demand for qualified graduates with the necessary management skills and practical knowledge and services is continuously increasing.
GloboSeptember 9, 2014
A few years ago, the prevailing business model was local management and performance; today professionals are facing a global market. These changes have created a new profile of a professional: dynamic and constantly changing. To adapt, continuing education and training are essential, such as MBAs and specializations offered byCEDEPE Business School.
E-Global TravelSeptember 9, 2014
Stamford International University, a respected and established innovative educational institute in Thailand, has received the ‘Blackboard Catalyst Award’ for innovative blended learning in its signature MBA Program, the first university in Thailand to be bestowed such an accolade.
Revista ConstruirSeptember 9, 2014
With a series of lectures and workshops delivered by experts from Honduras, Mexico and Colombia, the university discussed developments and innovations in the field of engineering and architecture. The week of engineering and architecture at UNITEC in Tegucigalpa also recognized research projects developed by students and graduates.
Cyprus MailSeptember 7, 2014
Expect to see some unusual and wonderful sights at the European University Cyprus at the first ever Cyprus Comic Convention, also known as ComicCon.
San Diego Union-TribuneSeptember 6, 2014
"Boardroom" is the name of the winning mobile parklet design by three NewSchool of Architecture and Design students. It will be painted with glow-in-the-dark paint and accommodate about eight users.
La TribunaSeptember 5, 2014
The Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC) graduated 521 professionals. Of those that received their degrees, 168 received master’s, 57 graduated from the engineering department, 124 graduated with undergraduate degrees and 172 working adults graduated from Centro Universitario Tecnológico (CEUTEC).
La RazonSeptember 5, 2014
Students with degrees in food and tourism at the Universidad de of Valle de Mexico (UVM) Querétaro campus may cooperate with the municipal government in the investigation of the local tourism heritage as part of their social service and professional practices, authorities said.
Der WesternSeptember 4, 2014
Authentic, direct, open: Africa-activist Sir Bob Geldof thrilled with an emotional speech on Thursday to the audience at the BiTS Campus Symposium. More on the event, with image gallery
New EuropeSeptember 2, 2014
The European Commissioner responsible for digital agenda, Neelie Kroes, underlined the importance of freedom of expression. Kroes said "free expression is a herald of liberty, and an essential ingredient of democracy." The digital agenda commissioner spoke at the “Media Freedom in the Internet Age” conference at Istanbul Bilgi University on September 2.
Trujillo InformaSeptember 1, 2014
The project was designed by young people from the Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN) and includes hostels terraces, outdoor café and cable car. The proposal will promote commercial activity in the area.
El Sol de DurangoAugust 28, 2014
Students from Universidad Tecnológica de México’s (Unitec) Cuitláhuac campus developed a project that converts mechanical energy into renewable and sustainable electricity, through the passage of vehicles over speed bumps. The project won the undergraduate category of Laureate’s 2014 McGuire Business Plan Competition.
O Jornal de HojeAugust 27, 2014
To help new entrepreneurs and to prevent premature demise of their companies, Universidad Potiguar (UnP) launched a business incubator, Incubadora Empreende. Students enrolled in any degree program, undergraduate or graduate, will have the support of the university on their path to creating a company.
UCV RadioAugust 27, 2014
University Viña del Mar (UVM), Chilean Investigative Police (PDI), and the National Youth Service Valparaiso (SENAME) began the first of a series of talks called Improvement Program for Sexual Assault Prevention or PAS. This event, organized by the early childhood education program at UVM and the vice-rector for international relations and liaison and support department and community action (DACOM) of PDI, aims to raise awareness about sexual abuse of minors and instruct the audience on this important issue.
EMOLAugust 25, 2014
Eight students from Instituto Tecnológico San Mateo de Pudahuel were looking for a partner to develop their solar car and compete in the Atacama Solar Race 2014 and found that partner in engineering students from the Universidad Andres Bello (UNAB).
Trujillo InformaAugust 20, 2014
Fernando Marañón, the former vice president of human resources and security systems of McDonald's Spain, visited students from Universidad Privada del Norte’s MBA program and delivered a session titled “How to Build a Successful Career.”
El Diario de CoahuilaAugust 20, 2014
The Center for Public Opinion at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico published the results of a survey that revealed three of every four Mexicans have stopped eating any food considered a risk to their health because there is little knowledge about their ingredients.
St. Augustine RecordAugust 20, 2014
Over 100 graduates from 24 different states and Brazil celebrated their graduation from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences on August 15, with more than 500 friends and family in attendance.
Sydney Morning HeraldAugust 16, 2014
Careers in pre-school education are set to soar in the next five years, according to a recent survey by IBIS World. A predicted 6.8 per cent increase in jobs in the industry will create demand for more highly skilled educators. Torrens University Australia, along with other national tertiary institutions, is delivering comprehensive master of education (early childhood) and master of education (reading and literacy) programs.
Forbes MexicoAugust 15, 2014
During the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Mexican Aida Roman, from Universidad del Valle de Mexico, earned silver and bronze medals in archery. A year later, Aida was without her coach, Songi Woo, who had decided to leave the country. "I became self-taught," jokes the athlete. And so, one of the stars of the national sport must walk alone for a few competitions.
MaxPressNetAugust 15, 2014
FADERGS, a member of Laureate International Universities, a global leader in the education sector - celebrates this August, its 10 years of operation. The institution received from the Ministry of Education Note 4 (scale 1-5) in General Courses Index (PMI) - the level considered high performance.
ArtSlantAugust 14, 2014
An interview with Rosa Lena Reed Robinson, curator of the Pushkin Gallery, about SFUAD’s ongoing regular summer series, OVF@Pushkin, as well as the Pushkin Gallery Prize.
JC MagazineAugust 14, 2014
Researchers from four different areas of Universidad Andrés Bello have patented a revolutionary advance in bio-nanotechnology. One of the major impacts this application will have on agriculture is to help regulate the ripening of fruit during their transport, preventing its breakdown, product loss, achieving better shaped fruit, better flavor and sweetness, that is, a more appetizing product quality.
GloboAugust 14, 2014
UniRitter announced an alliance with the Faculdade Port-Alegrense (Fapa) to expand its operations in Rio Grande do Sul. With the partnership, the university launches its fourth campus and its third in the capital.
Portal FatorAugust 14, 2014
IBMR and the South American Federation of Jiu-Jitsu will partner to provide athletes and their families special discounts on a number of different graduate and English courses.
TechDay EducateAugust 13, 2014
Media Design School has received over $3 million New Zealand dollars of the world’s most advanced visual effects (VFX) software. The South Korean software development company FXGear has donated 200 software licenses for the Media Design School’s computers as part of its software donation program.
Hotelier Middle EastAugust 12, 2014
The Glion Institute of Higher Education will support the Hotelier Middle East Great GM Debate 2014 as a sponsor of the event. Glion partnership manager Anouk Tenten discussed the reason the institution is sponsoring this important meeting and hinted at some upcoming developments.
HR PortugalAugust 12, 2014
Carlos Rosa will take over the coordination of the technology, arts and communication at Universidade Europeia. Carlos Rosa has research projects published in Lisbon, London, Utrecht, Delft and Beijing and a Ph.D. in design from the School of Architecture of the University of Lisbon.
ProcesoAugust 11, 2014
With the goal of helping low-income families who have been affected by natural disasters, the government of Honduras on Monday gave houses to citizens in the Villa Peniel community. The president stressed the willingness of Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (Unitec), to complete these innovative homes in less than three months. The chief executive did not miss the opportunity to congratulate the architects Allan Mauricio Palma, Gabriela Destephen, Denis Pineda and Lilian Muñoz, who designed the houses to help poor families. The student architects won the Laureate network’s 2013 McGuire Business Plan Competition.
Primera HoraAugust 11, 2014
In order to meet the evolving needs of Mexico’s higher education students, Universidad del Valle de Mexico has launched a new option for professional students in Nuevo Laredo; an online law degree.
El TiempoAugust 9, 2014
Matias Santana, director of the MBA program at UDLA, received the award for Best Paper in Quantitative Finance with “Modeling Attitude to Risk and Returns,” a study based on a model of agents for the cultural profile of Latin American investors.
Hospitality TimesAugust 9, 2014
Prospective university students in the UK believe the best way to a successful career is the academic degree from a top university. Vocational degrees are viewed not as a route to management, but rather to the first rungs in the industry. Which is odd since top recruiters are heading to hospitality schools to seek out future managers and executives. A Les Roches student was profiled in this article.
El ConfidencialAugust 8, 2014
A commentary on the link between social progress and education by Miguel Carmelo, CEO of Laureate International Universities Europe.
Online PresseAugust 8, 2014
The “Sub-Zero” network is an interdisciplinary project between science, art and photography, and will hold their annual workshop series 60-km from the Arctic Circle in Finland, at the Oulanka National Park in the Oulanka research station. Scientists, artists and professors from Finland and Norway, ten students from BTK - Hochschule of Design and the two BTK professors Walter Berg Moser and Alexander Lembke will participate in the event in early September.
El ComercioAugust 7, 2014
An interview with Edward Roekaert, rector of Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), who discusses how the university promotes innovation through the business creativity prize.
ScoopAugust 4, 2014
An animated food army is leading an urgent appeal for donations to the Presbyterian Support Northern Foodbank. A one-minute video features “Sergeant Canny” who is recruiting food for an army that will fight hunger in Auckland communities. The animation was created by a student from Media Design School to raise awareness about the food bank’s current shortage of food.
Haber TurkAugust 2, 2014
Famous ballet dancer Sağtürk Tan, who founded the Sağtürk Tan Academy many years ago, teaches thousands of students the art of dance. Sağtürk will take this training a step further as he begins work with Istanbul Bilgi University to move the academy within a university department.
Human Resources PressAugust 2, 2014
Universidad Europea has signed an agreement with Live Nation, one of the world’s leading production companies, to implement a master’s degree in live entertainment.
Talent ManagementAugust 1, 2014, Kate Everson
A 2011 study from Walden University found that 90 percent of millennials had done something to participate in some type of social change in the year before the survey, a rate higher than Generation X (81 percent).
Diario MexicoAugust 1, 2014
Academic leaders and researchers from Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM) in collaboration with other higher education institutions have developed environmentally friendly biomaterials that can be used in construction.
Bio Bio ChileAugust 1, 2014
According to Daniel Almonacid, professor of bioinformatics at UNAB, the study compared 128 cases of women with different body shapes and subjected them to the same environmental conditions. "With the study we aim to ensure that even if they have the same stimuli, the same incentives and share similar lifestyles, there are women who are genetically predisposed to gain more or less weight, allowing us for the first time in Chile to understand the factors causing this disease and how to prevent it in time."
Diario de YucatanJuly 31, 2014
Physicians from different states of the Mexican Republic agreed on the urgency of creating a protocol for the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). According to a study by the Center for Public Opinion at Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM), 26 percent of doctors do not associate the acronym ELA with illness and 62 percent recognized that diagnosing the condition is very complicated.
ColetivaJuly 30, 2014
Uniritter and the Brazilian Association of Communication Agencies in Rio Grande do Sul (Abracom/RS) have teamed up on a project that will create a radiograph of the state’s corporate communications market.
The Daily BlogJuly 30, 2014
Saturday night was New Zealand’s Best at the New Zealand International Film Festival. The collection of 6 short films are selected from over a hundred and are all of very high quality. They compete for a number of cash prizes and the audience were invited to vote on their favourites. The film, “Over the Moon” created by Media Design School students was highlighted as one of the six this writer favored.
Mittelstand CaféJuly 29, 2014
On September 4-5 2014, Sir Bob Geldof, the Irish singer-songwriter, entrepreneur, composer, actor and political activist will be a guest at the international economic conference, the “Campus Symposium”, which takes places at BiTS in Iserlohn. At the event, he will present his vision for the future of the world, remaining true to his self-imposed objective to create awareness.
The European Executive Education ReviewJuly 28, 2014
The University of Roehampton’s online MBA program is primed for the digital age. The online MBA programs that deliver on the contemporary needs of today’s workforce are the ones that will produce tomorrow’s leaders.
Dr. Ward Ulmer, Walden University’s associate dean of the College of Management and Technology, writes how understanding the importance of tracking your performance personally and professionally is an essential part of the management process.
Science DailyJuly 28, 2014
Researchers have developed a powerful new tool that can help advance the genetic engineering of 'fuel' crops for clean, green and renewable bioenergy -- an assay that enables scientists to identify and characterize the function of nucleotide sugar transporters, critical components in the biosynthesis of plant cell walls. Ariel Orellana, from Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile, was a researcher on the project and co-author of the paper on this research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
AMJuly 28, 2014
In order to promote the values of competition and teamwork, the fourth edition of UVM Culinary Cup was held, a culinary competition, organized by Universidad del Valle de Mexico and the Laureate International Universities network. During three days, more than 40 students from around the country arrived at UVM Campus Guadalajara to showcase their culinary talents.
Glam AdelaideJuly 28, 2014
To officially commemorate the launch and inaugural year of Torrens University Australia, President Bill Clinton – The Honorary Chancellor of Laureate International Universities – addressed hundreds of academic staff, students and industry leaders at the Festival Centre in Adelaide on Thursday July 24th, outlining his future vision for global education.
El MartutinoJuly 27, 2014
"Energy Rating System and application of renewable energies in building" was an event organized by the Chilean Chamber of Construction in Valparaiso for partners, academics and professionals in this field. The activity took place in the auditorium at Universidad Viña del Mar in Miraflores and featured exhibitions by a number of prominent experts.
MSNJuly 27, 2014
The academic director of the school of communication at Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, Luiz Alberto de Farias, says that it is a great time for live broadcasters. "This is the professional who best understands the concepts, language and techniques related to the design, production, placement and direction of programs and projects for radio, television and internet activities. Therefore, they are more prepared to meet the demands new media alternatives."
Trujillo InformaJuly 26, 2014
Seven students from Universidad Privada del Norte demonstrated their talent to automotive and electronics companies in Brazil as part of an academic exchange program with the Universidade Anhembi Morumbi in Sao Paulo.
Albuquerque JournalJuly 25, 2014
Since March, crews have been building the set for WGN America’s latest TV series, “Manhattan,” on the campus of Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
Con SaludJuly 25, 2014
The fact that tooth decay caused by the wearing down of teeth over time is "one of the most common treatments in dental practices" has motivated a team of specialists from the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) to conduct a study focused on ways to make earlier diagnoses.
China DailyJuly 25, 2014
Yang Gang, an associate professor and dean of the animation department at Hunan International Economics University, started to make transformers in June 2012 when he noticed waste metal pieces in a scrap yard.
Herald SunJuly 24, 2014
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has praised Adelaide and issued a call for global co-operation while officially launching Torrens University Australia at a packed function at the Adelaide Festival Centre.
The AustralianJuly 23, 2014
On Thursday, Bill Clinton will be in town to officially launch Torrens University in his capacity as chairman of Laureate International Universities network.
CBS ChicagoJuly 24, 2014
Chicago chef extraordinaire Rick Bayless is serving up a couple of full-ride scholarships to some well-deserving students. Two CPS students were celebrating a dream come true after each receiving a full-ride to attend Kendall College’s School of Culinary Arts.
YancuicJuly 23, 2014
RoboCup 2014 began today in the city of Joao Pessoa, Brazil. The team from Universidad del Valle de Mexico, composed of students majoring in Computer Systems Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering from the Toluca campus, remains the leader after the opening day of the robotics tournament.
Leisure ManagementJuly 23, 2014
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management has launched a specialized course in spa and health management – in collaboration with ESPA and Genolier Swiss Medical Network (GSMN).
El Diario de VictoriaJuly 22, 2014
Researchers from Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM), Campus Tuxtla, are working on prototypes of biomaterials from fungi native to Chiapas, as an alternative to using Styrofoam.
Deccan HeraldJuly 22, 2014
When in class five, this young girl developed concern for her wheelchair bound-English teacher. Often spotting her mentor in simple and repetitive clothes, Tavleen Dhingra could not understand the reason behind her same clothing choices. This continued until she enrolled in a fashion school and realized that there are hardly any clothing options for the physically disabled. Therefore, when given a chance to deliberate on a project idea for the Global James McGuire Business Plan Competition, conducted by the Laureate International Universities network, Dhingra decided to work on clothing for the physically disabled.
La Estrella de PanamaJuly 21, 2014
Universidad Interamericana de Panamá (UIP) opened its new campus in La Chorrera, on Costa Verde Boulevard. With the opening of this building, the UIP demonstrates its intention to be the major contributor to an inclusive and progressive society.
Hospitality Biz IndiaJuly 21, 2014
Emily Williams Knight, President, Kendall College, talks about the benefits of pursuing a BA in Culinary Arts and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Baking & Pastry with Neha Pradhan.
ServiMediaJuly 17, 2014
Universidad Europea has selected the ten winning projects of the sixth year of the Premios Jóvenes Emprendedores Sociales, among which there are several initiatives focused on sustainable social, economic and environmental developments.
HondudiarioJuly 16, 2014
This week, 431 students graduated from UNITEC/CEUTEC from a variety of different degree programs and will begin to put their knowledge and experience to work.
Soy ChileJuly 16, 2014
On Tuesday morning, Mayor Gaston Saavedra, representing the municipality of Talcahuano and the Vice Chancellor of Universidad Andrés Bello, Octavio Enriquez, signed an agreement to benefit elderly in the community.
El Diario Rotativo – July 16, 2014
Francisco Giovanni Delgado Ocho, a industrial and systems engineering student at Universidad del Valle de México’s Hispano campus, used CAD software to create a virtual tour of National Museum of Virreinato, one of Mexico’s oldest museums.
Equipos y TalentoJuly 15, 2014
Randstad, Universidad Europea and Mediaset Spain have signed a collaboration agreement to offer two college scholarships in specialized media.
El Semanal DigitalJuly 15, 2014
Women enjoy better protection from cardiovascular disease than men, as shown in research led by Gregorio Marañón, from the university hospital and Dr. Martinez-Selles, of the Universidad Europea de Madrid, and president of the geriatric cardiology department of the Cardiology Society of Spain (SEC).
Expok NewsJuly 15, 2014
“The crime rate in the federal district is thankfully going down”, said Azucena Sanchez Mendez, the assistant secretary for public participation and crime Prevention of the SSP DF. This morning, he welcomed guests to Universidad del Valle de Mexico's Coyoacan campus for the event “Deciding Together on Security”, a day of citizen participation and education.
Forbes Entrepreneurs blogJuly 14, 2014
Dr. Cheryl Lentz, editor of The Refractive Thinker and a faculty member in Walden University’s School of Management, "is one of the few people who has crossed over from the business world to academia and back again."
Skills PortalJuly 14, 2014
To commemorate the legacy of Nelson Mandela, Monash South Africa has embarked on a month long book drive with the aim of collecting thousands of books for the local communities.
Expok NewsJuly 11, 2014
Through her hard work and dedication, Jessica Sarai Aviles, a student in the nutrition program at Universidad del Valle de Mexico's Coyoacan campus, will compete at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships for competitors with disabilities in August.
SigmaLiveJuly 9, 2014
Successive graduation ceremonies were held at the European University Cyprus. A total of 716 undergraduate and graduate degrees were awarded to 2014 class. Awards were also presented to outstanding students from each degree program.
PublimetroJuly 8, 2014
Hernán de la Barra, professor at the School of Kinesiology at Universidad Andrés Bello, said that office workers and students who spend increasingly long hours in front of a computer screen are in a situation that can lead health drawbacks.
Plano InformativoJuly 7, 2014
Universidad del Valle de Mexico's San Luis Potosi campus opened a new simulation hospital. Governor Fernando Toranzo Fernández attended the ceremony, along with local health authorities, members of the school and the board of directors.
Agencia OrbitaJuly 7, 2014
Entrepreneurial students Stephanie Frías and Karen Da Cruz from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) and the Universidad de Lima respectively, won the Intel Peru Challenge with their project Hobbieworks.
Extra NoticiasJuly 5, 2014
The rector of Universidad de las Americas, Pilar Armanet, and Mayor Rodolfo Carter of La Florida, opened four new medical care centers at Centro de Salud Familiar Los Castaños in order to expand care to community members. In these new spaces, students majoring in kinesiology and nursing will help residents in one of the most vulnerable sectors of La Florida.
Bloomberg Business WeekJuly 2, 2014
Former U.S. President William J. Clinton (1993-2001) visited Universidad Latina de Costa Rica on July 1, as part of the university’s 25th anniversary celebrations. While visiting the university, he toured the new medical research and teaching facility and addressed students and local leaders.
Study MalaysiaJuly 2, 2014
More than 200 INTI students volunteered as camp facilitators and the children’s guardians in the 3-day 2-night event.
Le MondeJuly 1, 2014
In June 2014, Laureate released the results of a global survey they conducted with Zogby Analytics to better understand what students think the university of the future will look like. They received 21,000 responses from students at 27 institutions.
Press ReleaseJune 30, 2014
Stanley Paris, PT, PhD, FAPTA, a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and his wife, Catherine Patla, donated $500,000, and Laureate Education Inc. matched their $500,000 donation.
GestiónJune 29, 2014
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) signed an agreement for cooperation in research and technological application with Microsoft Devices.
VanguardiaJune 29, 2014
The winning team of this year’s Laureate Culinary Cup was led by Chef Salvador Morales and included students José Ramón Cota and Omar Samuel Hernández of Universidad del Valle de Mexico’s Querétaro campus.
The Tico TimesJune 28, 2014
Former U.S. President William J. Clinton (1993-2001) will visit Costa Rica next Tuesday, July 1, as part of the inauguration of a new medical research and teaching facility at the Universidad Latina in San Pedro, east of San José.
Baltimore Sun June 28, 2014
A few hundred Laureate Education employees recently helped construct a playground at Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary School in Baltimore to provide a safe place to play for the students and children in the Upton/Druid Heights neighborhood.
Medi MagazinJune 24, 2014
Istanbul Bilgi University has signed an important agreement with Liv Hospital to help increase a qualified workforce for the health sector. Through this valuable partnership, second-year students in the School of Health Sciences and Health Services Vocational School will have the opportunity to intern at Liv Hospital.
FSR MagazineJune 23, 2014
Kendall College and the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ) presented the 2014 CAFÉ/Kendall College Green Award to Miami Culinary Institute (MCI) in Miami at CAFÉ’s 10th-anniversary national Leadership Conference for foodservice educators, held in Salt Lake City.
TeinteresaJune 22, 2014
The CEO of the Real Madrid-University School, Emilio Butragueño, considered that the world of sport "has changed and requires highly trained professionals.” Butragueño participated in a special event focused on professions in sports management that took place at the Cultural Space CajaCanarias Foundation in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, and was organized by the Universidad Europea de Canarias.
New York Times DealBookJune 19, 2014
“It is hard to find another country in which the government is working so hard, in cooperation with the private sector, to expand access to higher education,” said José Roberto Loureiro, president of Laureate’s Brazil operations.
Gaceta de MexicoJune 18, 2014
Founded in Mexico in late 2011, Cúrsame, a virtual learning system, is a private social network that connects teachers, students, administrators and parents from the same school. The platform was incubated at (IPN) National Polytechnic Institute and students there have seen an increase their academic performance by 30 percent. José León Rangel Reyes, from Universidad del Valle de Mexico, is the leader of the project, and part of a team that also includes Alfredo Reyes, Gabriel Velarde, Armando González and Ignacio Torres.
Papakura CourierJune 17, 2014
Virtual tools and materials are replacing picks and shovels as young techies help bring the Anzac story to life through a computer game. Students from Alfriston College are part of a year-long project with the Auckland Museum and the Media Design School to recreate 1915 Gallipoli using Minecraft, an award-winning game that allows users to create virtual worlds by placing and removing blocks.
El UniversalJune 16, 2014
Seventy percent of students believe that schools should teach real-world job skills and not just theoretical content.
El FinancieroJune 15, 2014
Employability and professional development of graduate students is what the world expects of secondary and higher education in the future.
Suzhou Industrial ParkJune 13, 2014
On the afternoon of June 12, Suzhou Industrial Park SME Service Center, Soochow University, and Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University held an entrepreneurship competition, presenting the creative projects launched by college students to experts and investors.
APN NewsJune 12, 2014
Glion Institute of Higher Education, one of the world’s top three hospitality schools, has launched multi-campus degree programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies. The programs allow students to study in Glion, Switzerland, and spend up to two semesters in London if they enroll in undergraduate studies or one semester if they pursue postgraduate diplomas.
UCV RadioJune 12, 2014
Students in nutrition, nursing, dentistry and medicine will strengthen the services that are currently delivered to primary care centers in the district. An important agreement between the Municipal Health Department of Quisco and major universities, including Universidad Andrés Bello and Universidad Viña del Mar, aims to enable students to do internships in existing health centers in the district. This measure will increase the number of health workers, allowing faster and more personalized attention.
El UniversalJune 11, 2014
A study by the Center for Public Opinion of the Universidad del Valle de Mexico has found that 33% of respondents agree that they consume more snacks and that 19% have increased their consumption of alcohol.
TivaratiJune 10, 2014
Stamford International University has introduced a unique Bilingual program for Bachelor degrees, the offer is aimed at gradually easing Thai students into programs delivered in English.
Fox BaltimoreJune 10, 2014
The playground was donated by Laureate International Universitiesand its Baltimore-raised CEO, Doug Becker, in honor of its 15th anniversary.
Enterprise IT NewsJune 10, 2014
The AIMS Group (AIMS) and INTI International University & Colleges (INTI) announced a joint partnership under the ‘INTI Corporate Partner’ (ICP) initiative to provide INTI students with more industry-specific programs that are crucial to prepare them for their future career and boost their employability.
BBC BrazilJune 9, 2014
A survey released Monday reveals that for Brazilian students, universities should have in the future increasing focus on preparing students to excel in the job market.
EstadaoJune 9, 2014
Deciding on a professional field is not easy, but most young people in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo already have idea of ??what path they want to follow before they enroll in higher education, according to research by Universidade Anhembi Morumbi.
ForbesJune 9, 2014
To make sure its educational model is and will remain relevant to the students who attend its network of 74 institutions worldwide, Laureate commissioned Zogby Analytics to survey students in 21 countries who presently attend post-secondary institutions who are part of the Laureate network. Zogby engaged 20,876 students in the survey and asked a series of questions on their vision of the optimum model for their university 15 years from now and how it would best meet student needs.
The Wall Street JournalJune 8, 2014
In 15 years, college as we know it won’t disappear, but it will be profoundly different, with more on-demand classes, free online materials and significantly more employer input on what is actually taught in schools. So says a massive new survey of 20,876 undergraduate students in 21 countries, conducted by polling firm Zogby Analytics and commissioned by Laureate Education Inc.
SantaFe .com, June 5, 2014, staff)
Mayor Javier Gonzales has announced a pilot program to recruit talent to Santa Fe. For up to ten weeks this summer the City has partnered with Santa Fe University of Art and Design to provide paid internships and free housing for a group of graduating college students.
ZawyaJune 4, 2014
ALHOSN University hosted delegates from the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) for a series of three lectures on architecture. The knowledge-sharing event was the first of its kind since a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the two universities in October 2013.
Diario de LeonJune 2, 2014
In Madrid, the preferred schools are the University of Alcalá, Nebrija University, the Carlos III University, the Universidad Europea, the Francisco de Vitoria University, the Technical University and the Pontifical University of Comillas.
The Star – June 2, 2014
Students Kok Kah Seng, Yoh Yi Feng, Chung Soon Zui, and Lee Joo Han could not believe their ears when they heard that they had won the grand prize in the Laureate Award For Excellence in Robotic Engineering. The team was one of ten to reach the finals in Madrid, Spain.
A Crítica-ManausJune 1, 2014
Centro Universitário do Norte (UNINORTE) has launched a youth entrepreneurship program. The program is part of Premio Laureate Brazil.
NBC Chicago, May 31, 2014
Emily Williams Knight, president of Kendall College, talks about the Oscars of the food world's big move to Chicago, and the city's international culinary scene.
SozcuMay 30, 2014
Germany's EU Affairs Minister Michael Roth visited Istanbul Bilgi University on Thursday, May 29. Roth, the Minister of Information and International Relations, was hosted by the Student Club and given a tour of the campus, accompanied by university officials.