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CNN: Outdoor classrooms reenergize kids during the pandemic

When the pandemic forced his school to go to online learning, fifth-grader Bergen Manzella spent six hours a day staring at...

NPR: With Cases Surging, Colleges Turn To Students For Help

Lately, Echo Fridley has had a raspy voice and a sore throat. Not from illness but from many hours on the phone...

NPR: Amid Rising Coronavirus Cases, New York City Shuts Its Schools — Again

In another sign of the enduring nationwide impact of the coronavirus pandemic, New York City — still the U.S. city with the...

VOA: Former Harvard Coach, Dad Charged in Latest Admission Scheme

A former Harvard University fencing coach and a Maryland businessman have been arrested and charged with conspiring to circumvent the school’s admissions...

VOA: More Universities to Close After Thanksgiving

As COVID-19 cases surge around the U.S., more universities and colleges plan to move all classes online after Thanksgiving break in late...

CNN: University of California reaches a $73M settlement against former gynecologist accused of sexual misconduct

The University of California system has reached a $73 million settlement Monday with alleged victims of sexual abuse by a former obstetrician-gynecologist Dr....

VOA: New International Student Enrollment Falls 43% in the US

COVID-19 has drastically cut international student participation in U.S. colleges and universities, punctuating three years of declining enrollment tied to costs, immigration barriers and...

NPR: A College Student Is Coming Home. Should The Whole Family Wear Masks?

Sandy Kretschmer imagines her son Henry returning home from college, dropping his bags and then giving her a big hug. But she...

NPR: Lessons From Europe, Where Cases Are Rising But Schools Are Open

Mahua Barve lives in Frankfurt, Germany, with her husband, a son in first grade and twin daughters in kindergarten. All three children...

CNN: As schools shut across the US, Europe made it a mission to keep them open

Late last month, Ireland entered a strict, six-week lockdown against the spread of Covid-19, under which social gatherings are prohibited, exercise permitted only within...

VOA: Asian Student Athletes in US Call for Greater Diversity

Traditional thinking about college sports does not usually conjure images of Asian athletes, which Asian students say is hindering diversity on the...

NPR: Alyssa Loorya: What Can A 300-Year Old Farmhouse Tell Us About Metropolitan New York?

In the heart of urban Brooklyn, a 300-year old farmhouse still stands. Archaeologist Alyssa Loorya explains how artifacts found at the site...

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[Illinois] Enrollment open for study comparing COVID-19 testing methods

Students, faculty members and staff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who are asked to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure or a...

[Illinois] SOMI: IN THE ABSENCE OF THINGS | Dec 1-8

A Short Film Written and Performed by SomiDirected by Mariona LloretaTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7pm CT/8pm ETPresented also in partnership...

[Champaign] Hometown Holiday Shop & Stroll

Dec. 1 - 20Sponsored by Christie Clinic Shop local this holiday season during our Hometown Holiday Shop &...

[Urbana] Candy House Creations at Home!

Saturday, December 5, 1-4pmMake at your house!All Ages - Under 15 with adult Get into the...