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A Regional Higher Education Center - A Unique Partnership with Community Colleges and Business to Expand Access and Affordability

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is an innovative partnership of 9 University System of Maryland universities offering quality higher education at one campus in Montgomery County, MD. Along with local community colleges, USG provides access to more than 60 high-demand baccalaureate and graduate degrees that are specifically selected to respond to the workforce needs of the county and region.

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African Virtual University

African Virtual University is helping to overcome obstacles to learning by enhancing the open distance and eLearning capacities of the higher-education institutions throughout Africa.

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Alliance for Innovation and ASU

The collaboration between Alliance for Innovation and ASU combines the networking and research capabilities of each organization, consolidating them into a robust and powerful entity. The collaboration has resulted in an increased ability to generate industry-leading research, a profound impact on ASU academic programming, and provided for organizational stability.

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Alvin Sherman Library

Libraries are central to learning, building communities, and promoting research and intellectual exploration. Alvin Sherman Library of Nova Southeastern University gains the reputation for model future library.

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Ashesi University in Ghana

A university in Ghana promotes the liberal arts and participation of the student body in community development to provide them with the skills necessary to lead a nation in crisis into an African renaissance.

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Asian University for Women in Bangladesh

The Asian University for Women (AUW) in Bangladesh was established with the goal to become a leading institution of higher learning for women from across Asia.

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Brazil’s University Development Expansion

Brazil develops three new universities, each with a unique geographic focus.

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Culture/Career Hybrid Programs in Japan

**** 2010 INNOVATION AWARD WINNER *** Since 1989, the Japan Center for Michigan Universities has offered a variety of programs in Hikone, Japan. Our culture/career hybrid programs balance Japanese language with professionally-focused courses and an internship abroad. We host three hybrid programs: Environmental Sciences in Japan (begun in 1999-2001), Comparative Health Care (2008-09) and Hospitality Business & Tourism (2010-11).

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German Universities Excellence Initiative

The German Universities Excellence Initiative aims to promote innovative research and to create outstanding conditions for young scientists at German universities.

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Hong Kong Undergraduate Education Reform Under “3+3+4”

The “3+3+4” reform provides a golden opportunity for the higher education sector in Hong Kong to meet the challenges of the 21st century and the demands of the rapidly developing knowledge-based society.

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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia was created as a graduate level Saudi university to rival the best research universities in the world.

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MAT@USC

The partnership between 2tor, a for profit company, and USC, a private research university, to create an online Master of Arts in Teaching program has transformed not only access to high quality teacher preparation around the world, but also how we organize faculty and curricula to prepare teachers, and how we and other institutions view the potential of online learning to address shortages.

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MIT OpenCourseWare Consortium: Unlocking Knowledge, Empowering Minds

Through OpenCourseWare Consortium, MIT collaborates with other institutions to provide free access to educational information to the world.

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National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

A 17th century university revives itself after closure during the Soviet era to become the leader of higher education reform in Ukraine.

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North Korea Builds its First Private University in Partnership with South Korea

Pyongyang University of Science and Technology is a bold initiative of higher education with the potential to bring drastic changes to the higher education system of the North.

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Open Learning Initiative

Open Learning Initiative is dedicated to the development of freely available, stand-alone college-level online courses informed by the best current research from the cognitive and learning sciences.

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Operation Campus

Operation Campus is an exceptional plan for university buildings, launched at the initiative of President Sarkozy, to develop and promote 12 campuses that will be the window into France and will reinforce the attractiveness and influence of French universities.

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The 21st Century Center of Excellence Program in Japan

The 21st Century Center of Excellence (COE) Program provides funding support through competition among public and private universities to establish world-class education and research centers to elevate the international competitiveness of the Japanese universities.

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The Arizona Biomedical Collaborative and Phoenix Biomedical Campus

The Arizona Biomedical Collaborativeis an innovative partnership between two rival research universities, supported by government and private enterprise. The initiative has delivered an increasing number of new doctors and more advanced medical care to the State of Arizona.

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The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University

The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University fuses intellectual disciplines to produce innovative solutions to pressing issues ranging from public health to environmental sustainability.

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