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Book examines the role of ROTC in post-DADT world

Arguing the Reserve Officers' Training Corps provides a valuable civic education to both cadets and other students, Donald Alexander Downs and Ilia Murtazashvili explore the historical role of the military in higher education and how that relationship shifted both in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

Islamic states plan research and education network

A pan-Islamic research and education network spanning the 57 countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to enhance cooperation among research and education communities is being planned, alongside a range of ambitious ICT projects approved at the International Telecommunication Union Connect Arab Summit.

Classification of university types is key to building strength in diversity – University World News

Over the past few decades, particularly during the 1980s and 1990s, most university systems in the developing world underwent an impressive transformation – with several-fold increases in the number of students enrolled and the opening of many new, mostly private, universities.

Creating images of the future

A blind person empowered to catch the correct bus. A non-English speaking Chinese tourist navigating their way around Australian place names with ease. All of these possibilities of the near future are the focus of current Griffith research to be featured at the 10th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems.

General Motors Decides Climate Change Is Real, Pulls Support From Heartland Institute

After getting called out by an environmental group, General Motors has pulled support from the Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based nonprofit well-known for attacking the science behind global warming and climate change. The automaker told the Heartland Institute last week that it won't be making further donations, spokesman Greg Martin said.