Category: College

report:-betsy-devos-urges-congress-to-‘reject-misguided-calls’-to-cancel-student-loan-debt-and-make-college-free
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Jan
2021

REPORT: Betsy DeVos Urges Congress To ‘Reject Misguided Calls’ To Cancel Student Loan Debt And Make College FreeREPORT: Betsy DeVos Urges Congress To ‘Reject Misguided Calls’ To Cancel Student Loan Debt And Make College Free

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called on Congress to reject efforts to cancel student loan debt and make college free in a farewell letter, weeks before President-elect Joe Biden is expected to assume the presidency, the Associated Press reported. DeVos’s letter addresses her approaching departure from the Education Department, and made a final appeal for school […]

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men-with-phds-take-to-social-media-to-let-everyone-know-they-have-a-phd-after-wall-street-journal-op-ed-criticizes-dr.-jill-biden
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Dec
2020

Men With PhDs Take To Social Media To Let Everyone Know They Have A Ph.D After Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Criticizes Dr. Jill BidenMen With PhDs Take To Social Media To Let Everyone Know They Have A Ph.D After Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Criticizes Dr. Jill Biden

Men with PhDs took to social media to defend the application of the “Dr.” honorific to non-medical doctorate recipients after a Wall Street Journal op-ed criticized Dr. Jill Biden’s use of it.  The op-ed, written by Joseph Epstein, was criticized as a “sexist attack” by Biden’s press spokesperson and others. Entitled “Is There a Doctor […]

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confucius-institutes-have-been-rapidly-dissolving-—-here-are-the-dozens-still-left-on-american-campuses
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Aug
2020

Confucius Institutes Have Been Rapidly Dissolving — Here Are The Dozens Still Left On American CampusesConfucius Institutes Have Been Rapidly Dissolving — Here Are The Dozens Still Left On American Campuses

August 14, 2020 12:52 PM ET Confucius Institutes have faced increasing scrutiny by lawmakers over the years, with accusations of the Chinese government exerting its soft power and enforcing a culture of self-censorship within chapters at campuses across the country. The Trump administration announced its plan to designate the Confucius Institutes U.S. Center (CIUS) as […]

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here’s-a-list-of-professors-and-researchers-at-american-colleges-who-secretly-worked-for-china
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May
2020

Here’s A List Of Professors And Researchers At American Colleges Who Secretly Worked For ChinaHere’s A List Of Professors And Researchers At American Colleges Who Secretly Worked For China

Throughout the last year, the Justice Department has been cracking down on Chinese government influence in the U.S., with a focus on college campuses, where many researchers and professors have been caught hiding their ties to the Chinese government, accepting funding from China, and selling secret information. In 2020 alone, several professors were charged with […]

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May
2020

13-Year-Old Graduates College With Four Associate Degrees13-Year-Old Graduates College With Four Associate Degrees

Jack Rico, a 13-year-old boy, has graduated from Fullerton College with four associate degrees. 13-year-old Jack Rico can’t legally drive yet, but he has already earned four associate’s degrees. https://t.co/Vtty7qpakM — WNEM TV5 (@WNEMTV5news) May 25, 2020 Rico will now pursue a bachelor’s degree in history at the University of Nevada with a full scholarship, […]

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university-of-miami-professor-reportedly-resigns-after-accidentally-sharing-‘busty-college-girl’-porn-tab-during-zoom-class
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Apr
2020

University Of Miami Professor Reportedly Resigns After Accidentally Sharing ‘Busty College Girl’ Porn Tab During Zoom ClassUniversity Of Miami Professor Reportedly Resigns After Accidentally Sharing ‘Busty College Girl’ Porn Tab During Zoom Class

April 29, 2020 8:27 PM ET A University of Miami professor resigned after revealing a porn bookmark on his internet browser while teaching a Zoom class, NBC News reported. The Miami Hurricane, the student newspaper, broke the news about the gaffe Tuesday. A statement by the university said that the “University of Miami aggressively investigates […]

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beijing-on-american-campuses:-here’s-every-college-with-a-confucius-institute
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Apr
2020

Beijing On American Campuses: Here’s Every College With A Confucius InstituteBeijing On American Campuses: Here’s Every College With A Confucius Institute

April 22, 2020 1:25 PM ET As tensions between China and the rest of the world mount due to the coronavirus outbreak, American and foreign lawmakers are growing evermore suspicious of Beijing’s influence on college campuses. Most recently, Sweden decided to close all of its Confucius Institutes and classrooms as the country’s relationship with China […]

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us.-colleges-may-suffer-billions-in-revenue-loss-due-to-coronavirus-travel-restrictions
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Mar
2020

U.S. Colleges May Suffer Billions In Revenue Loss Due To Coronavirus Travel RestrictionsU.S. Colleges May Suffer Billions In Revenue Loss Due To Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

March 16, 2020 2:58 PM ET While campuses across the country are scrambling to prepare for virtual instruction after cancelling in-person classes due to the coronavirus spread, many of those same colleges may also grapple with a major loss of revenue from their international students affected by the new travel ban. In late January, President […]

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