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VOA: Public Universities in Afghanistan Open to Female and Male Students

Public universities in warmer provinces of Afghanistan reopened Wednesday to both female and male students for the first time since the Islamist...

VOA: Police Arrest Man in Colorado Over Alleged Threats to UCLA

A man who allegedly threatened the University of California, Los Angeles, and detailed potential violence against the prominent university over hundreds of...

VOA: US Schools in Desperate Need of Substitute Teachers

Schools in the United States are struggling to reopen and stay open for in-person classes amid coronavirus outbreaks. Substitute...

NPR: President Biden extends student loan payment freeze through May 1

On Wednesday, President Biden announced that pandemic relief for about 41 millionfederal student loan borrowers will be extended once again until May 1. 

NPR: For kids grappling with the pandemic’s traumas, art classes can be an oasis

School's a little different this year, so art teachers are using their classes to help kids cope. After spending months...

NPR: Ohio State is raising millions to erase student loan debt for undergrads

Ohio State University has launched an ambitious, 10-year plan to raise $800 million to eliminate all loans from financial aid packages given to undergraduates.

NPR: Parents are scrambling after schools suddenly cancel class over staffing and burnout

Two weeks' notice: Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina votedon Oct. 28 to close schools on Nov. 12 for a "day of kindness,...

VOA: Are Britain’s Top Universities for Sale?

Some of Britain’s prestigious colleges — including the ancient universities of Cambridge and Oxford — are being accused of losing their moral...

NPR: COMIC: If history is a guide, schools will start requiring COVID vaccines

The first time kids had to get a vaccine to go to school was more than 200 years ago. The disease? Smallpox.

NPR: ‘TBH’ and ‘dad bod’ are among Merriam-Webster’s 455 newest words. Because language

The pandemic pushed more culture and communication online than ever, and the wordsmiths at Merriam-Webster were watching.

VOA: Troubled Student Loan Forgiveness Program Gets an Overhaul

The Biden administration is moving to relax the rules for a student loan forgiveness program that has been criticized for its notoriously...

VOA: ‘Varsity Blues’ Trial Promises Fresh Insights in Old Scandal

The first trial in the "Operation Varsity Blues" college admissions bribery scandal will begin this week, with the potential to shed light...

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...