University town of the future?

The university town of tomorrow looks to combine the concepts of open universities*, the Stanford/MIT model of pre-graduation job placement, location in a vibrant neighborhood with quality nightlife, and the living/learning environment, such as the University of Maryland Hinman CEO program.

What would an open university in a community look like? See tomorrow’s entry.

*Open universities in the U.S. are essentially distance-learning schools, but overseas they are much larger and focus on a distributed satellite system of neighborhood-based learning centers that build local face-face relationships.

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