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    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – After scrubbing traditional graduation ceremonies in the spring and summer because of COVID-19, Florida’s 12 state universities also appear unlikely to have regular fall commencement events. The state university system directed schools this week to come up with “alternate” fall commencement plans, which could include such things as online ceremonies. “Recognizing that health guidelines still limit gatherings...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The City of Denver issued a strict public health order targeting college-aged people on Thursday. A total of 10 active coronavirus outbreaks involve universities located in Denver. One outbreak is at Regis University, one at Metro State, eight at the University of Denver. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (credit: CBS) “Students have to take public health measures seriously, being...
    GOVRONDESANTIS/TWITTERGov. Ron DeSantis thinks students who attend Florida’s 12 state universities should be able to socialize without worrying about getting thrown out of school. To that end, DeSantis said Thursday he’s willing to consider a college students’ “bill of rights” that would preclude state universities from taking actions against students who are enjoying themselves. The governor’s office didn’t immediately respond...
    Iowa universities should increase COVID-19 testing to help slow the spread of the virus, the White House said in a report released Tuesday afternoon. The state of Iowa reported 5,472 new cases last week, up 15% from the prior week. There were 173 new cases per 100,000 people in the state, the seventh-highest in the country. WHITE HOUSE RECOMMENDS IOWA CLOSE...
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    (CNN)The University of California improperly admitted dozens of students based on their personal or family connections to donors and university staff, the state auditor announced Tuesday.The audit conducted on the University of California's admissions process found UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, and UC Santa Barbara unfairly admitted a total of 64 applicants between 2013 and 2019. "By admitting 64...
    More than a dozen universities around the US have already canceled next year's spring break in an effort to limit reckless party trips from spawning coronavirus outbreaks.   University of Michigan, Purdue, Ohio State, University of Florida and Carnegie Mellon are among the growing list of schools that have already changed their 2021 schedules to eliminate the week-long break midway though...
    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Connecticut’s four state universities have canceled spring break due to the pandemic. A modified spring calendar is in effect at Central Connecticut State University, Southern Connecticut State University, Western Connecticut State University, and Eastern Connecticut State University. RELATED STORY: Nearly 300 Students In UConn Dormitory Under Quarantine The spring semester at those four schools will...
    State universities in Connecticut will be calling off spring break due to concerns about spreading or contracting COVID-19. A spokesperson for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system announced this week that spring break - originally scheduled between March 15 and Sunday, March 21 has been called off due to the pandemic. Schools impacted include Central Connecticut State University...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is nearing 200,000 dead in the United States. Some public health experts fear infections could spike this fall and winter, perhaps even doubling the death count by the end of the year.Meantime, spring break at Connecticut's four state universities was canceled and several public schools around the state were...
    The White House has targeted historically black colleges in coronavirus testing. “We know they’ve been underserved historically, and we just want to support them,” Adm. Brett Giroir, a White House Coronavirus Task Force testing official, told McClatchy. “We think it’s very, very important to equip HBCUs,” Giroir said. “It is a fact, except for a few very high-tech...
    Nick Diaz on Colby Covingtons list with a threat to retire him for good Hermès New Lipsticks Give Fall A Warm Welcome With Three New Shades Graduates from top universities tend to be less friendly and more prone to conflict — and they could derail your team project © Maja Hitij/Getty Maja Hitij/Getty Hiring an Ivy League graduate,...
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Spring break at Connecticut's four state universities was canceled and several public schools around the state were closed Monday because of the resurgence of the coronavirus. Leigh Appleby, a spokesman for the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system, said Monday that spring break, originally scheduled for March 15 to March 21, has been canceled at Central...
    LONG BEACH >> The California State University community will learn next week who will be taking over as the system’s new chancellor. Current Chancellor Timothy White announced last October that he would be retiring, effective in July 2020. He put those plans on hold in March as the coronavirus pandemic took hold, forcing the 23-campus system into a virtual learning...
            by Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan  As bad as the COVID-19 lockdown has been in any number of sectors of the US economy, colleges and universities have been hit particularly hard. Restaurants and movie theaters have physical plants that continue to cost them money regardless of whether they are serving food or showing movies....
    The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school’s recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a “shocking” and “serious” admission of discrimination. In a letter to the university on Wednesday, the U.S. Education Department said the school’s acknowledgment of racism conflicts with previous assurances that Princeton complies with federal anti-discrimination...
    PRINCETON, New Jersey -- The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school's recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a "shocking" and "serious" admission of discrimination.In a letter to the university on Wednesday, the U.S. Education Department said the school's acknowledgment of racism conflicts with previous assurances that Princeton complies...
    PARIS — Can mandatory masks offer enough protection in lecture halls so packed that late arrivals have to sit on the floor? That’s what worries many students at the centuries-old Sorbonne University in Paris as the coronavirus is on the rebound across France. At least a dozen COVID-19 clusters have emerged since French campuses and classrooms opened this month....
    PARIS — Can mandatory masks offer enough protection in lecture halls so packed that late arrivals have to sit on the floor? That’s what worries many students at the centuries-old Sorbonne University in Paris as the coronavirus is on the rebound across France. At least a dozen COVID-19 clusters have emerged since French campuses and classrooms opened this month. The...
    By COLLIN BINKLEY, AP Education Writer The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school's recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a “shocking” and “serious” admission of discrimination. In a letter to the university on Wednesday, the U.S. Education Department said the school's acknowledgment of racism conflicts with previous assurances...
    PARIS (AP) — Can mandatory masks offer enough protection in lecture halls so packed that late arrivals have to sit on the floor? That's what worries many students at the centuries-old Sorbonne University in Paris as the coronavirus is on the rebound across France. At least a dozen COVID-19 clusters have emerged since French campuses and classrooms opened this month....
    PARIS (AP) — Can mandatory masks offer enough protection in lecture halls so packed that late arrivals have to sit on the floor? That’s what worries many students at the centuries-old Sorbonne University in Paris as the coronavirus is on the rebound across France. At least a dozen COVID-19 clusters have emerged since French campuses and classrooms opened this month....
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Despite the coronavirus pandemic and a struggling econony, the number of freshmen enrolled at public universities in Kentucky appears to have remained steady, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education said. Initial estimates released this week indicate that 18,373 freshmen enrolled at public, four-year universities this fall, the council said in a statement. That's down by only...
    (CNN)We shouldn't be surprised that every day seems to bring new reports about another college or university experiencing an outbreak of coronavirus and students having to be sent home. College students are of an age where they -- or their dorm mates -- are likely to be unable, or unwilling, to practice social distancing on campus. Most American colleges and...
    DENVER (CBS4) – U.S. News & World Report released its 2021 list of best colleges and universities with two Colorado institutions named in the top 100. The University of Denver was ranked 80th and Colorado School of Mines came in 88th out of about 400 national universities. University of Denver (credit: CBS) Colorado University Rankings From U.S. News & World...
    World-class universities are among America’s most treasured institutions. Unfortunately, several universities have recently announced their plans to shut down in response to new COVID-19 cases among students. That’s wrong: Universities should stay open, even when they see an increase in cases. Virtual learning is a poor substitute for the education and development that happen on campus. The students most at...
    The head of the New York State Republican Party accused Columbia University president Lee Bollinger of taking a veiled swipe at President Trump in a welcome back email message sent to students to start the fall semester. Toward the end of the Sept. 4 statement, Bollinger, a registered Democrat according to Board of Election records, emphasizes that the tax-exempt university...
    The pandemic is forcing college students to adapt to a lot of changes. One of the oddest has been what to do in biology labs, where students are expected to learn anatomy and physiology by dissecting animal specimens. Some instructors have opted for virtual labs, but others are shipping brains, hearts, and eyeballs to students to dissect in their homes...
    University of Missouri, ColumbiaMichael B. Thomas/Getty Images The University of Missouri has expelled two students and suspended three for "willful and knowing actions" that violated the university's coronavirus rules, threatening campus safety, according to a campus official. Bill Stackman, the university's vice chancellor for student affairs, said in a letter to students and staff Tuesday that his office has been notified...
    PHOTO VIA USF/FACEBOOKThe University of Florida and Florida State University remained ranked among the top 20 public universities in the country Monday, as U.S. News & World Report released annual ratings that have become a closely watched scorecard for colleges. UF tied with the University of California-Santa Barbara for sixth in top public universities, after being ranked seventh last year....
    BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts is home to some of the country’s top institutes of higher education, a new report confirms. The annual U.S. News & World Report college rankings put seven universities in the state among the Top 50 nationwide. Harvard University is No. 2 on the list, just behind top-ranked Princeton University. MIT is tied for fourth with Yale...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — The University of Florida and Florida State University remained ranked among the top 20 public universities in the country Monday, as U.S. News & World Report released annual ratings that have become a closely watched scorecard for colleges. UF tied with the University of California-Santa Barbara for sixth in top public universities, after being ranked seventh last...
    A new report shows Florida A&M University yet again ranking highest among public historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU). The details from the U.S News & World Report 2021 Best Colleges were released Monday morning. Among top public universities, FAMU ranked 117 – up from No. 123 just one year ago. The next highest-ranking public HBCU was North Carolina A&T...
    Most people know that student debt is a problem, and most people agree that “something should be done about it.” The consensus opinion appears to be that something should be done because it’s “not fair” to young people. According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew Charitable Trust, 80% of Americans believe that “the government should make it easier to repay...
    Curtis White September 13, 2020 2:00PM (UTC) Most people know that student debt is a problem, and most people agree that "something should be done about it." The consensus opinion appears to be that something should be done because it's "not fair" to young people. According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew Charitable Trust, 80% of Americans...
    By Panu Wongcha-um and Panarat Thepgumpanat BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai authorities have summoned the heads of universities to tell them to stop students demanding reform of the monarchy, warning that such calls could lead to violence, a member of the military-appointed Senate said on Sunday. Thailand has faced near daily protests since mid-July calling for the departure of Prime Minister...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Hundreds of colleges across the country have made the SAT and ACT optional for applicants due to the coronavirus pandemic and now there’s a push to make Florida universities follow suit. Admissions directors at Florida’s public universities want the state to change its rules for the current admissions cycle, according to the Sun Sentinel. It says Florida...
    COVID-19 outbreaks on New England college campuses have infected more than 1,000 students since the pandemic began. Connecticut has had 434 cases at 10 schools while neighboring Massachusetts has had 439 cases at 42 schools. As for the rest of New England: Vermont has had 34 cases at 8 schools, New Hampshire has had 68 cases at 6 schools, Maine...
    One Revolution, residents of the Somerville and Medford communities protest outside of Tufts University President Anthony Monaco's house in Medford, MA on Aug. 18, 2020. They feel the reopening plan is reckless and they don't want students to return to campus and hold classes in person.David L. Ryan | Boston Globe | Getty Images Climbing Covid-19 cases among university students...
    The nation’s largest public university system will continue with primarily online instruction for the remainder of the academic year amid the state’s ongoing coronavirus crisis, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White announced in a letter to students, faculty and staff Thursday. White said he had consulted extensively with campus presidents and considered the state of the pandemic in California...
    The University of Wisconsin-Madison has moved all of its classes online and quarantining students in two of its largest dormitories over a significant spike in COVID-19 cases. Universities across the country have been grappling with the outbreaks in recent weeks after choosing to return to in-person instruction, but the system’s president, Tommy Thompson, insisted on...