U.S. Higher Education News for September 24, 2015, Part 2

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And here are some other items of possible interest from newspapers published outside of the U.S.:

“City Centres Are the Science Parks of the 21st Century.” Yorkshire Post 24 Sep. 2015.

Britain’s city centres should be seen as the science parks of the 21st century, Leeds City Council’s chief officer for economy and regeneration told a cross-section of the business community.

Speaking at an Innovation Network event co-hosted by Leeds Beckett University and the Yorkshire Post, Tom Bridges addressed what he called some of the “myths” of public policy planning, and said that one of them was that it was a good idea to build science parks.

“We already have one and we’re sat in the middle of it, right here in Leeds city centre,” he said.

“There’s real evidence that knowledge-intensive jobs and functions are moving into city centres. Over half the jobs in Leeds city centre are…

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