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The University in the 21st Century: Innovative, international, pro-active

In Books, Glion, L'Université au XXIe siècle/The University in the 21st Century by Luc Weber

Universities are caught in a pincer movement brought about by a dual challenge. On the one hand, they must greatly innovate to remain at the forefront in the courses they provide, the research they undertake and the services they render. In addition, they must become more international, work with the best staff and students to improve continuously, and develop a top-level academic culture.

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Global sustainability and the Responsibilities of Universities (2012)

In Books, Glion by Weber

The VIII Glion Colloquium was held in June 2011 to consider the roles that could be played by the world’s research universities in addressing the various challenges of global sustainability in the broadest sense, e.g., climate, environmental, economic, health, poverty and geopolitical. Of particular interest was the degree to which …

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University Research for Innovation (2010)

In Books by Weber0 Comments

In June 2009, university and industry leaders from around the world gathered in Glion-above-Montreux, Switzerland, for the VII Glion Colloquium to consider the role of research universities in an innovation-driven global society. Whether in the old world of Europe and North America or in rapidly developing nations, the message is …