August 11, 2020
Reopening Schools: College Orientation at Notre Dame Welcomes Students to a Strange New World
Reopening Schools: College Orientation at Notre Dame Welcomes Students to a Strange New World
On Friday night, Stephanie Swegle and her roommate participated in a near-sacred activity for University of Notre Dame students: They watched the movie “Rudy.” The first-year […]
July 9, 2020
Millions in Paycheck-Protection Dollars Went to Colleges on the Brink of Closing
Millions in Paycheck-Protection Dollars Went to Colleges on the Brink of Closing
In March the trustees of MacMurray College, in Illinois, made the difficult decision to close the 174-year-old institution at the end of the semester. The college […]
July 9, 2020
N.J. community college freezes tuition, moves most fall classes online
N.J. community college freezes tuition, moves most fall classes online
As New Jersey schools forge plans to return students to classrooms in the fall, Bergen Community College announced it will move most of its fall classes […]
July 9, 2020
Ivy League Says No Sports Until 2021
Ivy League Says No Sports Until 2021
The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to postpone football and other sports until at least the start of 2021, setting the […]
July 8, 2020
Zimbabwe’s Plan to Save Its Currency: Shut Down the Stock Exchange
Zimbabwe’s Plan to Save Its Currency: Shut Down the Stock Exchange
Justin Bgoni, chief executive of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, received an unexpected call from a colleague last month: The government had decided to shut down the […]
July 8, 2020
Coronavirus Mars a Family Tradition, the College Drop-Off
Coronavirus Mars a Family Tradition, the College Drop-Off
After her son John was admitted to Amherst College last December, Michelle Fitzhenry thought dropping him off to start his freshman year would be a family […]
July 8, 2020
Harvard, MIT Sue Trump Administration Over International-Student Policy
Harvard, MIT Sue Trump Administration Over International-Student Policy
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the Trump administration in federal court Wednesday over new rules barring international students from staying in the […]
July 6, 2020
This Will Be One of the Worst Months in the History of Higher Education
This Will Be One of the Worst Months in the History of Higher Education
Summer is usually a period of relative calm for most of American higher education, but this one is different. Faculty members are increasingly indignant about the […]
July 6, 2020
Outbound Immigration and Logistical Considerations for Education Abroad During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Outbound Immigration and Logistical Considerations for Education Abroad During the COVID-19 Pandemic
U.S. Passport Considerations Passport agencies across the U.S. closed in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic creating a significant backlog of applications. If a student submitted their application […]
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