I'm an Engineer

Mon, 2013-06-17 (All day) - Fri, 2013-06-28 (All day)

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of Here! is an award-winning engineering enrichment and engagement activity, funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. It takes place online over a two week period. It’s an X Factor-style competition for engineers, where students are the judges.

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The social impact of academic research

Thu, 2013-10-10 08:30 - 13:00 Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar, Central London

The social impact of academic research with Dr David Halpern, Director, Behavioural Insight Team, Cabinet Office; Andrew Miller MP, Chair, House of Commons Science and Technology Committee and Dr Graeme Rosenberg, REF Manager, HEFCE

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Digital Engagement in Theory and Practice

Wed, 2013-11-13 (All day) - Tue, 2013-12-17 (All day)

#postC20literaryresearch

Day one: Wednesday 13th November, 2013

Venue: ThinkLab at the University of Salford

Day two: Tuesday 17th December 2013

Venue: MediaCity UK, Salford

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Knowledge democracy, transformation and higher education event

Thu, 2013-04-25 18:00 - 20:00

Knowledge democracy, transformation and higher education: elements of contestation

183 Euston Road, London (The Wellcome Collection, opposite Euston Station)

Join us for the fourth ACU (The Association of Commonwealth Universities) Perspectives event. Professor Budd Hall, Director of the Office of Community-Based Research at the University of Victoria, Canada, will speak about Knowledge democracy, transformation and higher education: elements of contestation.

Campus Compact Honors 181 Community-Engaged College Students as Newman Civic Fellows

Students from 36 states recognized as next generation of public problem solvers and civic leaders

Boston, MA – Campus Compact has named 181 student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country as 2013 Newman Civic Fellows.  Nominated by their college and university presidents, these students are making the most of their college experiences to better understand themselves, the root causes of social issues, and effective mechanisms for creating lasting change.

Community Partner survey

11 March 2013

We are asking community partners who are working with universities and those who are interested in working with universities in the future, for their views in order to inform the development of a UK community partner network to share learning and experiences of community university partnership working, and to support universities, community organisations and funders to develop more effective ways of working collaboratively.

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501 Campus Compact Members Included in the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll of 690

Boston, MA — Five members of Campus Compact have been named winners of the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. 

Among the 14 finalists, 11 are Compact members. All told, 501 members were named to the President’s Honor Roll including the five winners and 14 finalists. Seventy-two percent of the institutions recognized on the Honor Roll are Campus Compact members.

R.I. Campus Compact Welcomed to Providence College

Providence College is the new home of the Rhode Island Campus Compact (RICC), housing the organization and staff in the Feinstein Academic Center.

Previously hosted at the Rhode Island School of Design, RICC is an affiliate of a national organization of more than 1,200 colleges and universities.

As members of the compact, all 12 institutions of higher learning in Rhode Island work together to promote community service, civic engagement, and service learning for students and faculty.

Service-learning courses serve students, communities

It’s been years since Carole Lapidos was a middle school student, but she hasn’t forgotten just how hard it can be.

“Listening to cattiness and the name-calling, we realized it’s really difficult to be a girl in middle school,” she said. “So we decided to do something about it.”

Lapidos saw that these students needed guidance — from someone they could really look up to. That’s when she got the idea to bring female students from the University of Michigan into these middle schools, giving the preteens real-life role models.

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