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Cracking Open the Red Bull: Entrepreneurialism in Higher Education

It’s no secret Melissa Vito runs on Red Bull. In fact, hanging in her office is a Warhol-esque painting of a can of Red Bull. The energy drink is associated with energy, velocity, achievement, and action – qualities that puzzlingly aren’t associated with higher education. 

According to Vito, the problem here rests squarely on administrative structures and functions. While research faculty are pursuing frontiers of knowledge and students are developing apps to...

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University of Arizona, American University of Phnom Penh Agree to Establish ‘Micro Campus’

Earlier this week, The University of Arizona (UA) and the American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) announced they had come to an agreement to establish a ‘micro-campus’ in Cambodia. The partnership is the first of its kind, standing as the first partnership between the two countries. 

For AUPP students, the agreement means they will be able to graduate with both an AUPP and UA degree.

To read NBC New's full coverage of the agreement, click...

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