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Many U of Chicago Students Want 50% Tuition Cut During Pandemic

| April 6, 2020 A student group at the University of Chicago is demanding a 50% tuition cut and the elimination Read more

More Than 120 Faculty Want GWU President to Resign Over ‘Racist’ Comments, Leadership Style

More than 120 faculty of George Washington University renewed calls for the institution’s [...] Read more

Amid Pandemic, Santa Clara U Offers Test-Optional Undergraduate Admissions for Two Years

Santa Clara University is offering two-year test-optional admissions for first-year and transfe [...] Read more

During the Pandemic, Some Universities Are Aiding Small Businesses Around Campus

| April 3, 2020
Some wealthy universities are helping small businesses around their campuses keep afloat as the [...] Read more

Amid Health Emergency, U of California Commits to No Layoffs Through June

The University of California (UC), which has the third-largest workforce in the state, said it [...] Read more

Ivy League Won’t Allow Spring Sports Athletes to Compete as Graduate Students

The Ivy League won’t allow an additional year of eligibility to its spring-sport athletes who [...] Read more

In Florida, Officials Agree to Allow Early Voting on College Campuses

In a settlement with voting rights advocates, Florida officials on Friday agreed to allow early [...] Read more

U of Pittsburgh Scientists Say They’ve Developed a Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh said they’ve found a potential vaccine for the new [...] Read more

Dr. David Driskell, Influential Black Art Scholar and Artist, Dies at 88

by | April 2, 2020
Prominent African American artist and scholar, Dr. David C. Driskell, passed away on April 1 at [...] Read more

Alabama State U Waives SAT/ACT Requirement For 2020-2021 Academic Year

Alabama State University announced this week it will waive the ACT/SAT test requirements for th [...] Read more

U of Wisconsin-Madison Spring Breakers Test Positive for COVID-19

The University of Wisconsin-Madison said that a group of students who went on spring break mid- [...] Read more

Air Force Academy Eases Coronavirus Social Distancing Rules After Two Cadet Suicides

The Air Force Academy is relaxing its coronavirus-related social distancing rules after two cad [...] Read more

Betsy DeVos Proposes New Regulations Regarding Online Education

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The sudden shift to online learning as a result of COVID-19 has emphasized the need for updated [...] Read more

U of California Suspends SAT/ACT Requirements For Fall 2021 Admissions

In response to the massive upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Calif [...] Read more

Eight California State U Campuses Extend Freshman Enrollment Deadline to June 1

To give students more flexibility amid the coronavirus pandemic, eight of 23 California State U [...] Read more
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