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VOA: US Universities Brace for Big Decline in International Students

Universities preparing for big declines in international enrollment and revenues will be further depressed by a federal decision to strip students of...

CNN: Harvard and Princeton announce plans to bring back students for the fall semester

(CNN)Harvard and Princeton universities will bring back students to campus this fall, but not everyone will return at the same time.The pandemic...

AP: Disney suspends college internship program amid pandemic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World has suspended the Disney College Program indefinitely amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

AP: Utah university to consider dropping ‘Dixie’ from its name

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After years of resisting calls to change, a university in Utah is considering dropping “Dixie” from its...

CNN: Boston University looking into retiring mascot’s nickname because of its reference to ‘Gone With the Wind’

(CNN) The president of Boston University has asked a committee to look into whether the school should retire the "Rhett" nickname of...

CNN: Yale University to open campus without sophomores in fall and without freshmen in spring

(CNN) Yale University will reopen in the fall without sophomores living on campus and then will be open in the spring without...

VOA: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of State Funding for Religious Education

The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the state of Montana’s exclusion of religious schools from a tax credit program for...

BBC: How hackers extorted $1.14m from University of California, San Francisco

A leading medical-research institution working on a cure for Covid-19 has admitted it paid hackers a $1.14m (£910,000) ransom after a covert...

NPR: U.S. Pediatricians Call For In-Person School This Fall

The nation's pediatricians have come out with a strong statement in favor of bringing children back to the classroom this fall wherever and whenever...

AP: New Jersey schools planning for in-person learning this fall

New Jersey’s schools will be open for in-person instruction in the fall, as long as COVID-19 trends don’t worsen, Gov. Phil...

VOA: Schools Ask Students to Sign COVID Waivers

Colleges and universities are asking students and others to sign liability waivers against potential COVID-19-related lawsuits, according to recent news reports.

AP: U-Michigan term to start Aug. 31; online classes still key

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The fall term at the University of Michigan will open Aug. 31 with a mix of remote...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...