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U.S. News college rankings for 2020 are out

The school will be seeking to maintain its top ranking next year with a new president for the first time in 15 years. President Robert Zimmer announced earlier this year that he will step down next June, sooner than expected, and take a newly created role as chancellor after surgery this year removed a malignant brain tumor. 

Meanwhile, its private counterpart north of the city, Evanston-based Northwestern, hung onto a tie for No. 9 with John Hopkins University in Maryland and California Institute of Technology. The University of Notre Dame in Indiana, dropped to No. 19 from its slot

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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Ranked No. 1 Engineering College for 22nd Straight Year

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“The U.S. News ranking continues to highlight the strong return on investment from a Rose-Hulman education, and further attests our mission of continuous improvement to be the best in STEM education.”- Robert A. Coons, President, Rose-Hulman

For the 22nd consecutive year, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has been ranked by its peers as best among U.S. engineering colleges that are focused on bachelor’s- and master’s-level education.

The latest No. 1 ranking is featured in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges Guide, released September

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Things To Consider Before Buying A Product Key For Windows 10 Pro:


Microsoft Windows 10 Pro is offering you a flurry of upsides on the already exceptional Microsoft Windows 10 Home version, which makes it the ideal choice for individuals with their own business or those who want to considerably scale up their operations. The Remote Desktop feature, the BitLocker, the Windows Information Protection, and a suite of exquisitely designed tools make the Windows 10 Pro version the most impeccable operating system for your business use.

But obtaining this intuitive control over your IT infrastructure requires you to buy product key for Windows 10 Pro. Your past Windows installation and … Read more

Social Media Shaming Your College

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We’ve all seen social media used to shame people we disagree with. Those milliseconds of tsk-tsking might feel good, but I doubt they’re helpful.

Then my colleague Natasha Singer told me about pandemic shaming I can get behind.

College students are using TikTok, Twitter and other apps to embarrass their universities when they fail to care for people who have been isolated in special Covid-19 dorms or are in quarantine units because of a possible exposure.

Natasha, who wrote this week

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BYU still working on its 2020 college football schedule, adds Louisiana Tech for Oct. 2


BYU is an interesting case study in this 2020 season as an independent looking to piece together as full of a schedule as possible while much of college football has chosen to take on conference-heavy or conference-only slates. The Cougars had eight games on the schedule, including the 55-3 thumping of Navy earlier this month, but had to postpone their Week 3 matchup against Army after “a small number of COVID-19 test results and the resulting tracing exposures” within the BYU program. 

As of this time, no makeup date has been announced for the Army game. But in its

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