Universal may refer to:

Companies and organizations

  • NBCUniversal, a media and entertainment company
  • Universal Studios, an American film studio, and subsidiary of NBCUniversal
  • Universal Animation Studios, an American Animation studio, and subsidiary of NBCUniversal
  • Universal Channel, a television channel owned by NBCUniversal
  • Universal Music Group, a family of record labels
  • Universal Records (defunct record label), a record label owned by UMG, founded in 1995
  • Universal Edition, a classical music publishing firm, founded in Vienna in 1901
  • Universal Airlines (disambiguation)
  • Universal Avionics, a manufacturer of flight control components
  • Universal Corporation, an American tobacco company
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    Countryside campaign

    China Daily 15 Jun 2021
    Born in a doctors' family, Hermann chose not to attend university and traveled in less-developed or war-ravaged regions, offering voluntary services in France, the Middle East and South America ... Funded by a Danish research body, Hermann arrived in China in 1987 for a two-year language program at Fudan University in Shanghai....

    Times letters: Colonialism and the university culture wars

    The Times/The Sunday Times 14 Jun 2021
    Both “civilisations” depended on slave labour drawn from 70 to 90 colonies in the case of Greece, and several dozen in the case of Rome ... ....

    ‘Let's harness Ghana's culture and arts to create jobs’

    Ghana Web 14 Jun 2021
    Prof Kodzo Gavua, a Lecturer at the Department of Archeology and Heritage Studies, University of Ghana, said culture and arts must be embedded in the country’s development agenda to ensure they received equal attention like other sectors and enough revenue allocated to promote job creation....

    Precious relics find hi-tech home

    China Daily 14 Jun 2021
    According to Yuan Quan, head of the Sanxia Conservation Institute, over 7,000 archaeologists and conservators from some 200 research institutes and universities participated in the decadeslong program to protect cultural relics in the Three Gorges region, and hundreds of thousands of workers took part in the protection of archaeological sites....

    Cornwall prepares City of Culture 2025 bid

    BBC News 14 Jun 2021
    Cornwall is to bid for the title of City of Culture 2025 ... The LEP said winning would put the UK's cultural spotlight on the far South West for a year, building on the G7 summit of world leaders in Carbis Bay ... Actor, comedian and author Ms French, who lives in Cornwall and is chancellor of Falmouth University, said....

    Cornwall announces bid for City of Culture 2025

    ITV 14 Jun 2021
    Cornwall has announced its intention to bid for City of Culture 2025 ... The bid has the backing of creative personalities and cultural organisations across Cornwall, including actor and writer Dawn French, national Tate director Maria Balshaw and Falmouth University ... “I’m delighted that Cornwall is bidding to be City of Culture 2025....

    Open letter: we need a new university for eastern Europe

    Open Democracy 14 Jun 2021
    Ellen Rutten, Slavic & cultural studies, University of Amsterdam ... Mieke Bal, cultural analysis, University of Amsterdam ... Geert Lovink, cultural and media studies, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam ... Elizabeth Roosevelt Moore, cultural studies, Cambridge University....

    Black learners can no longer be subjected to the colonial and apartheid mentality

    Mail Guardian South Africa 14 Jun 2021
    In his chapter in Decolonisation in Universities, Professor Jonathan Jansen makes the case of the knowledge regimes that define South African reality; knowledge regimes that continue to have bearing on curriculum, institutional culture and the place of those who continue to be the footstool of their oppressors....

    NATO-ACT and AECT announce extension of partnership, citing impact

    The Courier Times 14 Jun 2021
    Tonya Amankwatia, AECT liaison to NATO-ACT and assistant vice provost for distance education and extended learning at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University ... "AECT members around the world are dedicated to culturally situated learning design and research," said Dr....

    Here's how to build a resilient team at the workplace

    Sify 14 Jun 2021
    The study, led by researchers from Rice University in the US and University of Windsor in Canada, examined what makes employees more resilient and fosters learning in the workplace ... Leaders must reinforce this workplace culture with positive language that signals openness and a focus on their development....

    Young, qualified and barely scraping by – inside Nigeria’s economic crisis

    The Observer 14 Jun 2021
    Attaining a university degree is a dominant aspiration in Nigerian culture ... Obtaining a graduate degree has always been revered in her family, Obi said, yet her post-university life has been an uphill struggle ... Attaining a university degree is a dominant aspiration in Nigerian culture, which venerates academic achievement and excellence....

    Boston to review city's payment in lieu of taxes system

    Victoria Advocate 14 Jun 2021
    BOSTON (AP) — Boston is planning a review of the system under which tax-exempt organizations including universities, hospitals and nonprofit cultural institutions make voluntary payments to the city, officials announced Monday....

    Linking universities and entrepreneurship in India

    Deccan Herald 14 Jun 2021
    Universities in the US have given birth to some of the best companies we know. Companies like Facebook, Google, Qualcomm, Bose, and many others were started on a university campus ... Indian universities need to embrace a culture of in-depth innovation to foster entrepreneurship and become a global soft power....