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Iranian Students Set to Start at U.S. Universities Are Barred From Country

Sat, 21/09/2019 - 02:41
The students, who were mostly headed to schools in the University of California system, had visas in hand when they were blocked from their flights this month.
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Annette Kolodny, Feminist Critic and Scholar, Dies at 78

Sat, 21/09/2019 - 00:26
She was a pioneer in the field of ecofeminism, in which she drew parallels between the ravaging of the environment and the ravaging of women.
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Graduate Students, After Gains in Union Efforts, Face a Federal Setback

Fri, 20/09/2019 - 17:14
The National Labor Relations Board has moved to reverse a 2016 ruling that eased the way for organizing at private universities.
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U.S. Orders Duke and U.N.C. to Recast Tone in Mideast Studies

Fri, 20/09/2019 - 02:05
The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed.
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Syrian Children Saved a German Village. And a Village Saved Itself.

Thu, 19/09/2019 - 12:00
Four years after Germany took in over one million migrants, integration is quietly working, one village at a time.
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New Mexico Announces Plan for Free College for State Residents

Wed, 18/09/2019 - 10:15
Under the plan, tuition to all state colleges would be free for students regardless of family income.
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Cornell’s Medical School Offers Full Rides in Battle Over Student Debt

Δευτέρα, 16/09/2019 - 16:55
All costs — tuition, books, housing and food — will be covered for those who qualify for aid.
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In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

Sat, 14/09/2019 - 17:03
The bill, if signed by the governor, would mark a new way of giving women access to abortion as conservative states tighten restrictions
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The Seminary Flourished on Slave Labor. Now It’s Planning to Pay Reparations.

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 13:02
The Virginia Theological Seminary is setting aside $1.7 million to atone for its role in American slavery.
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At Colleges, What’s Old Is New: Retirees Living on Campus

Wed, 11/09/2019 - 01:03
Universities and colleges are sponsoring retirement communities on their grounds, hoping that young and old can enrich each other’s lives while filling the school’s coffers.
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Spelling Their Way to Success

Τρίτη, 10/09/2019 - 12:00
Four past champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on what the competition taught them about hard work, grit and luck.
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Brown University Puts Official Tied to Jeffrey Epstein’s M.I.T. Gifts on Leave

Δευτέρα, 09/09/2019 - 19:32
Internal M.I.T. emails suggest that the official, Peter Cohen, was deeply involved in efforts to conceal donations coordinated by the disgraced financier.
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A School for Scandal Is a Haven for Student Journalists

Δευτέρα, 09/09/2019 - 01:21
As part of an investigative journalism program at the University of Southern California, a student found dozens of new sexual abuse allegations against a former campus doctor.
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On 1st Day of School, German Pupils and Their Giant Bags Must Stand on Their Own

Sun, 08/09/2019 - 19:26
As students all over the world begin new school terms, German pupils’ experiences are rooted in a philosophy that teaches independence.
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Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas

Sat, 07/09/2019 - 18:22
Amid the college admissions scandal, another type of cheating was overlooked: Students already in college who pay others to write their papers.
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Taking Out a Student Loan Is Better Than Dropping Out

Fri, 06/09/2019 - 12:00
New research shows that students who borrowed more defaulted less, probably because the additional credits they were able to complete led to more stable careers.
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Military Base Loses Funding for New School to Trump’s Border Wall

Fri, 06/09/2019 - 03:17
The Pentagon is diverting $62.6 million from the construction of a new middle school at Fort Campbell, meaning that 552 students will continue to cram themselves in at an aging school.
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Lock-Ins and Walkouts: The Students Changing City Schools From the Inside

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:00
Teenagers are helping to lead integration efforts, protesting against discrimination and demanding more inclusive curriculums.
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‘I Couldn’t Stop Crying’: Saudi Women React to New Travel and Work Rights

Sat, 31/08/2019 - 01:00
After the announcement of seismic changes to the “guardianship” system, readers in Saudi Arabia shared their hopes — and skepticism.
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Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence

Fri, 30/08/2019 - 19:13
The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influence.
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