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July 14, 2020
Seventeen states and the District of Columbia filed suit Monday seeking a nationwide injunction to block a directive from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, announced last week, that would require international students to take at least some of their coursework in person or leave the country.
July 13, 2020
An Ohio State University professor faces accusations of grant fraud for allegedly failing to disclose Chinese grant funding to the National Institutes of Health, from which he received more than $4 million in grants.
July 13, 2020
A new survey found students had difficulty accessing mental health care and experienced higher rates of depression after the pandemic began, prompting calls for a broad response from colleges.
July 13, 2020
At least three more lawsuits filed late last week seek to halt a new Immigration and Customs Enforcement directive that would bar international students in the U.S. from enrolling exclusively in online courses this fall. Under the directive announced last Monday, ICE would require international students to take at least some in-person coursework or otherwise face immigration consequences, including deportation.
July 9, 2020
Harvard and MIT file suit to block a new directive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement that would prohibit international students in the U.S. from taking an all-online course load this fall.
July 6, 2020
In wake of Supreme Court ruling blocking Trump from ending DACA, the future of the program protecting young undocumented immigrants remains uncertain.
July 6, 2020
A panel of three judges with the U.S.
July 6, 2020
University of Southern California and Hampton reverse course on in-person fall plans, citing rise in coronavirus cases. Florida State says employees can care for children while working from home.
July 6, 2020
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee said comments made by a senior lecturer about Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen’s killing were “repugnant and terribly at odds with UWM’s values,” but the university resisted calls to terminate the lecturer, saying that under the First Amendment the university “cannot regulate the private speech of its employees.”
July 6, 2020
Wheaton College, an evangelical college in Illinois, said it had dismissed its chaplain for “inappropriate comments and actions of a racial and sexual nature” toward staff members, according to the Chicago Tribune.


May 8, 2018
Four-fifths of the money approved by Education Department to help students from Puerto Rico went to those on the mainland. And critics say new pot of money has application process that will disadvantage island universities.
February 8, 2018
Senate budget agreement lifts spending caps in ways that could enable significant gains in spending on research and student aid. But no solution is provided for undocumented students.
October 30, 2017
Many victims’ rights and civil rights groups are reserving judgment on Trump’s pick to lead the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, but advocates for Palestinian rights say his appointment could chill campus speech critical of Israel.
May 26, 2017
Decision says the administration’s policy discriminates unconstitutionally on the basis of religion.
May 29, 2015
15 Chinese nationals face charges of an elaborate scheme in which those showing up for standardized admissions tests were not who they said they were -- or who their passports said they were.
November 21, 2014
President expands his temporary protected status for "Dreamers" and seeks to expand temporary work authorization program for international graduates of American universities. 
October 10, 2013
Laureate Education has quietly become an 800,000-student behemoth and a major player in global higher education. So what is the company, exactly?
July 30, 2009
Middlebury burns biomass, UNC Chapel Hill (re)claims a new water supply, and Michigan State relies on environmental stewards.
February 15, 2008
Former graduate student opened fire in a lecture hall before turning the gun on himself.
May 23, 2007
Congress seems poised to expand tuition tax breaks for students, but will colleges be taxed more to pay for them?


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