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New Data Tracking System Highlights Race Disparities Among COVID-19-Related Deaths

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 1, 2020 By early March, SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus, had touched off a pandemic. Those studying the Read more

Brigham Young U Under Fire for Comparing Latter-day Saints’ History to that of African Americans

by | June 24, 2020
Brigham Young University-Idaho is under fire after its Performing and Visual Arts Facebook acco [...] Read more

U of Alaska President Apologizes for Comments on Diversity

| June 17, 2020
University of Alaska president Jim Johnsen on Tuesday apologized for not acknowledging “my ow [...] Read more

University of California Endorses Measure to Restore Affirmative Action

| June 15, 2020
The University of California’s governing board on Monday unanimously approved restoring affir [...] Read more

Protestors Tear Down Controversial Pioneer Statues at U of Oregon

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As protests against systemic racism continue around the country, activists on Saturday tore dow [...] Read more

Citing Impact on Diversity, Brown U Reverses Its Decision on Some Sports Teams

by | June 10, 2020
Brown University has reversed its decision to turn men’s varsity track, field and cross count [...] Read more

U of Maryland’s Dr. Jan Padios Encourages Students to Think Critically

by | May 12, 2020
Dr. Jan Padios — associate professor and director of graduate studies within the Department o [...] Read more

Stanford U Considers Holding Some Classes in Tents This Fall

| May 4, 2020
Stanford University is considering holding some classes in tents this fall because of the coron [...] Read more

Iowa State U Plans In-Person Fall Reopening With Sports Activities

| April 29, 2020
Iowa State University plans to reopen for fall 2020 with students and faculty on campus and col [...] Read more

Sierra College Plans For ‘Largely Online’ Fall Semester

| April 28, 2020
Sierra College, a California community college, said it “has made the difficult decision” t [...] Read more

First-Year Students at Edward Waters College to Receive Laptops

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Starting in the fall, first-year students at the historically Black Edward Waters College (EWC) [...] Read more

$6.2 Billion From CARES Act Made Available to Colleges and Universities

| April 21, 2020
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Tuesday made available $6.2 billion earmarked for institu [...] Read more

U of Arizona Projects $250 Million Loss, Will Implement Furloughs and Pay Cuts

| April 20, 2020
The University of Arizona is projecting a $250 million loss due to coronavirus-related shutdown [...] Read more

After 10 Days, Only $6 Million of $6 Billion in Emergency Grants Has Reached Campuses

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Close to 11 days after its disbursal was announced, only $6 million of the $6.28 billion in cor [...] Read more

U of Missouri System Considers Layoffs, Unpaid Leave to Cut Costs

| April 14, 2020
The University of Missouri System is considering layoffs, unpaid leave and other measures to cu [...] Read more
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