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CNN: Colleges knew the risks but they reopened anyway. Here’s how they got it all wrong

(CNN) Going into the new school year, colleges and universities knew the risks.After all, in March, most had pivoted to virtual learning...

CNN: Baltimore educators are tracking down students to fight low virtual attendance

(CNN) Every week, community school site specialist Evan Murray calls Baltimore students at his school who are not logging on for classes."If...

AP: The Latest: UMass to play football this fall, reversing call

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ UMass...

AP: Princeton faces federal inquiry after acknowledging racism

The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school’s recent acknowledgment of racism on...

CNN: 11 Northeastern University students dismissed for violating school’s public health protocols will have fall expenses applied to spring semester

Eleven Northeastern University students who were dismissed from the university's study abroad program for violating the school's public health protocols will each...

AP: Brown, attorneys reach settlement in women’s sports fight

Brown University and attorneys for student-athletes who challenged the Ivy League school’s decision to reduce several women’s varsity sports teams to club...

CNN: University of Wisconsin-Madison grad student admits pretending to be a person of color

(CNN) A graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has resigned from a teaching position after admitting on social media that they...

AP: Infection rates soar in college towns as students return

Just two weeks after students started returning to Ball State University last month, the surrounding county had become Indiana’s coronavirus epicenter.

AP: CU students urged to quarantine for 2 weeks amid COVID spike

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — All students at the University of Colorado’s main campus are being told by local health authorities to self-quarantine...

Reuters: As some U.S. college students party, others blow the whistle

At the University of Missouri, one senior is posting photos and videos on a “University of Misery” Twitter account that shows students...

Reuters: Big Ten to start its college football season next month

U.S. President Donald Trump, who had repeatedly pressured the conference to play this fall, hailed the move in a separate post on...

VOA: Generation Z Beats Boomers in Spotting Fake News

Members of so-called Generation Z are less – not more – likely to fall for the spread of misinformation and fake news, according to...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...