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Roosevelt University Retention Rates Continue To Disappoint

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Image by digitalkatie via Flickr USA-According to a report released last week by Complete College America, student retention rates are falling across the USA and Roosevelt University is amongst several in the US where the number of students achieving graduation is stagnant. The Office Of Institutional Research Statistics show that freshman retention rates were 56.4% [...]

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Pakistan Looks To New Forensic Science Lab For Speedier Justice

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Forensic Science – Typical Crime Scene / Image via Wikipedia LAHORE – The Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) at Thokar Niaz Baig in Lahore saw its inauguration yesterday, with the Punjab’s Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif presiding. The Chief Minister stressed that the agency would have a ‘robust independent status’ which would guarantee the minimisation [...]

October 31st, 2011 | Posted in Sci/Tech | Read More »

IT Jobs In US On The Rise

Since the move in 2009 SUNY Delhi have seen a rise in e-learning enrolment

IT jobs on the up/ Image via Dreamstime USA – After this month’s announcement of the American Jobs Bill, IT jobs seem to be on the up after the Department of Labor revealed that the largest number of employment opportunities are stemming from the country’s ever technologically advanced healthcare sector. With medical solutions now becoming [...]

October 31st, 2011 | Posted in Jobs | Read More »

Idaho Farm Bureau Insurance Implement Thunderhead NOW Software

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Iona, Idaho / Image via Wikipedia USA – The Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. of Idaho, commonly referred to as the Idaho Farm Bureau Insurance, is hoping to improve its customer service by implementing the Thunderhead NOW platform. The insurer has said that it is trying to streamline its communications and improve how it generates [...]

October 31st, 2011 | Posted in Economy | Read More »

Carbon Capture Project Cancelled Due To Cost

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Longannet in the mist / Image via Wikipedia UK – The Longannet power station’s carbon capture project was cancelled purely because of cost, Scottish Power has said. The plug was pulled on the project in early October by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, cost being cited as a major contributory factor. The trial [...]

October 30th, 2011 | Posted in Sci/Tech | Read More »