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More than 14,000 taking classes in person at Ball State University

MUNCIE, Ind. — The coronavirus pandemic has reduced on-campus enrollment at Ball State University this fall, but there are still more than 14,000 students taking classes in person.



a group of people walking down the street: Students and staff walk along McKinley Avenue on Ball State's campus Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.


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Students and staff walk along McKinley Avenue on Ball State’s campus Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

On-campus enrollment dropped from 15,969 last fall to 14,109 this fall, a loss of 1,860 students or 12%.

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On-campus enrollment is the number of students taking at least one class on campus.

International enrollment at BSU is also down, because of visa delays, safety issues and other reasons, but there are still 304 international students on campus despite the pandemic, compared to 431 last fall, a loss of about 30%.

The Star Press asked Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research about the impact on Muncie of fewer students on campus.

“Typically, having more students on campus would be

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Miami University trustees approve new degree program in real estate, honor Miami’s first Black graduate


The Farmer School of Business adds a new major in real estate management.

The Miami University Board of Trustees approved a new bachelor’s degree in business with a major in real estate at its regular meeting Friday, Sept. 25, the latest new degree program aimed at growing enrollment and preparing students for high-growth careers.

Miami projects the real estate program will start at about 50 students before growing to about 100 students. The launch is partially funded by a private donation. The program joins several other academic degree options Miami has added during the past several years. Other new programs this year include bachelor’s and master’s programs in business analytics, a master’s program in business management and a bachelor’s degree in sports leadership and management (SLAM). Miami also is planning two new academic buildings: a clinical health sciences building and a data science building. 

Trustees also approved renaming the Campus

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Masters in Management 2021 Rankings: TAPMI in QS World University Rankings

MANIPAL: TAPMI has maintained its place for the second successive year in the 101+ band in the QS World University Rankings – Masters in Management 2021 Rankings. Globally, there are over 11,000 business schools outside India and over 3,500 business schools in India. In all, only 148 management programs (from 30 countries) found themselves good and confident enough to apply for these elite rankings.

The QS MIM rankings evaluate schools on employability (35%), alumni outcomes (15%), value for money (20%), thought leadership (20%) and diversity (10%). The QS World University Rankings is the most widely read university rankings in the world.

Among Indian Business Schools, IIM Indore, IIM Lucknow, IIM Udaipur, IIM Kozhikode and Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai are placed with TAPMI in the same band. Globally, Babson College, University of Texas at Arlington, University of South Carolina, Liverpool Management School, Kent Business School, Rennes School of Business

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Procurement analyst earns spot in University of Maryland program | Article

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Sept. 24, 2020) — A Mission and Installation Contracting Command senior procurement analyst began studies Sept. 23 in the University of Maryland Global Campus Graduate Certificate Foundations of Business Analytics Program following her selection by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement.Veronica Limon serves on the business intelligence team in the MICC Contracting Operations Directorate’s Training, Analytics and Functional Support Division at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.“I am honored and feel lucky to be able to participate in this educational opportunity. I have so much to learn, and I hope to share the knowledge I gain with my co-workers and to employ it in support of future Army initiatives,” Limon said, adding that work on the business intelligence team has allowed her the opportunity to learn and grow as an analyst.“I've been lucky to work alongside

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The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Honored with WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award – Press Release

PHILADELPHIA–(Business Wire)–Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and SSRN are pleased to announce the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as the 2020 WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award winner for the North America region.

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2020 North America WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award winner (Photo: Business Wire)

The WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award series elevates the visibility of impact-focused research and the institutions that conduct it. Each year, awards are presented to rising business schools from North America, Europe and Asia Pacific regions to highlight innovation and research excellence. As a part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, WRDS provides the leading business intelligence, data analytics and research platform to global institutions – enabling comprehensive thought leadership, historical analysis and insight into the latest innovations in academic research.

Together, WRDS and SSRN, the world’s leading scholarly research network, are advancing

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Sushant University collaborates with Harvard Business School Online

GURUGRAM: Sushant University, a top-notch education institution situated in the heart of Gurugram, collaborates with Harvard Business School Online to offer high-impact online courses to its students.

Eliminating the difference between borders and nations, the university is focused on providing global exposure to the students and opportunities to upskill themselves with a gamut of courses to stay relevant in the ever-changing economy.

Students already enrolled in flagship programs and courses at Sushant University such as Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Vatel Hotel and Tourism Business School, Sushant School of Business, School of Engineering and Technology, will now have an added advantage to enhance their calibres with the global association.

The collaboration with Harvard Business School Online reflects international unison in these unprecedented times and is further offering different programs such as Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship Essentials, Disruptive Strategy, Negotiation Mastery, Economics for Managers, Alternative Investments, and others.

These programs will

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Business owners in Boulder County worry that university outbreak could spell financial trouble

BOULDER, Colo. — As COVID-19 numbers continue to spike in Boulder County, data show that an overwhelming number of cases involve students at the University of Colorado Boulder. On Sunday, of the 202 new cases in the county, 174 of the cases involved students or faculty.

This week, 14 students at CU Boulder face suspension for violating COVID-19 protocol at the school. The school is also moving all classes online to slow the spread.

“I think it is important for college students to understand that just because you want to have fun doesn’t mean you should put the entire county at risk,” said CU Boulder student Elizabeth Mather. At the beginning of the year, she says, “was kind of just an explosion of people getting to see their friends again and having parties.”

Now the surrounding community is facing potential consequences.

“Once I heard about the spike, I started wondering

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Golfer Collin Morikawa also thrived at University of California’s Haas School of Business

Had anyone guessed then who might succeed Koepka as PGA champion come 2020, they reasonably might have scanned that PGA leader board from Koepka himself all the way down to the cut victims. But for keen soothsaying, they should have looked indoors at Berkeley, amid the caps and gowns and episodic rowdiness, among the graduates headed to firms like Barclays and Accenture, where a student speaker quoted Jay-Z: “I’m not a businessman; I’m a business, man.”

Well, if that isn’t the next PGA Championship winner right there on video, the guy who will start a U.S. Open at Winged Foot at 8:07 a.m. on a Thursday in September 2020 with fellow PGA winners Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas. Here he comes in a black cap and gown and a yellow Cal stole and a pink lei, 30 minutes into the introductions of graduates, up the little stairs, right behind his

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New Master of Public Health program at Eastern Michigan University will train professionals in areas related to current global health crisis

YPSILANTI, Mich., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Eastern Michigan University is launching a new graduate academic program that will offer what is so clearly needed during the worldwide health crisis – vitally important public health training for professionals to partner with individuals and communities to prevent disease and injury and promote optimal health for all people.

The Master of Public Health program was approved by the EMU Board of Regents at its regular meeting Thursday, June 18.

“Public health encompasses the shared disciplines of health education, health promotion and overall community health, making the Master of Public Health degree a highly valued degree in terms of employment,” said Rhonda Longworth, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at EMU. “The current global health crisis as a result of COVID-19 is leading to greater interest in pursuing a public health degree.”

Longworth said the new

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Stetson University Moves Up to No. 4 in Rankings by U.S. News & World Report

Stetson University has moved up a notch to No. 4 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges list of Best Regional Universities – South, released today. In addition, Stetson appears on four additional lists in the same category: Best for Veterans, No. 2; Best Undergraduate Teaching, No. 8 (tie); Best Value Schools, No. 15; Most Innovative Universities, No. 16 (tie). There are 133 universities in this category and the overall ranking of No. 4 is a tie with Berry University in Georgia.

DELAND, Fla., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Stetson University has moved up a notch to No. 4 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges list of Best Regional Universities – South, released today. In addition, Stetson appears on four additional lists in the same category: Best for Veterans, No. 2; Best Undergraduate Teaching, No. 8 (tie); Best Value Schools, No. 15; Most Innovative

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