Sunday, October 2, 2022

Emory to Launch Nationwide HIV Testing Program

Emory University is spearheading a project to deliver 1 million rapid HIV self-tests to areas with a high prevalence of the disease.

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One Injured After Package Explodes at Northeastern University

A Northeastern University staff member suffered minor injuries after a package he opened exploded on the Boston campus. 
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Columbia Admits Reporting Incorrect College Ranking Data

Columbia University admitted to using inaccurate data when submitting information to US News & World Report for the 2021 college rankings.
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African American AP Classes to Debut at US High Schools

High school students across the country now have the option to enroll in an African American AP course for the first time.
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Federally Funded Research to Remove Paywalls, White House Says

The White House ordered academic journals to make publicly funded work immediately accessible to the public after publication. 
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Biden Cancels up to $20,000 in Student Loans

In keeping with his campaign promise, President Joe Biden announced unprecedented new measures to address student loan debt.

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Private UC Berkeley Co-Op Bans White People From Common Areas

To “prevent white violence,” a private housing cooperative at UC, Berkeley prohibits white people from using its common areas.

15 Online Jobs for College Students to Make Money in 2022

There are heaps of jobs for college students where you can work online and forget about wearing pants — you just need to know where to look.

Virginia Colleges to Freeze Tuition This Fall

Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin has requested public colleges to freeze tuition for in-state undergraduates this fall.

Students Can Choose Name and Pronoun Under New SUNY Policy

State University of New York students can now use their preferred names and pronouns on official campus records.

How to Succeed in College

College success is about more than a 4.0 GPA. From choosing the right classes and staying motivated to making lifelong friendships and decorating your dorm room, here are our top tips for getting the most out of your college experience.

12 Tips to Stay Calm for Your College Presentation (And Get That A!)

Public speaking can be terrifying, especially in front of your peers. Here at the best tips to crush your college presentation!

These Are the 25 Best Beach Colleges in the US

Let the waves wash your academic worries away at these top 25 beach colleges in the US.

The Full List of HBCU Colleges (In Every US State!)

Building Black people a pathway to higher education took a while, but here we are! Check out the entire list of HBCUs and what makes them great.

Your Guide to College Finance

Student loans, grants and scholarships, creating a budget — paying for college is no simple matter. Here’s everything you need to know to set yourself up for financial success (and how to find student-only discounts and freebies!).

15 Online Jobs for College Students to Make Money in 2022

There are heaps of jobs for college students where you can work online and forget about wearing pants — you just need to know where to look.

These Are the Top 25 Richest Colleges in the US

These 25 US universities have everything: top-rated academic programs, extracurriculars, and a little extra (read: a whole lot of) cash!

23 Colleges You Can Attend Tuition Free (Yes, They Do Exist!)

One of the worst things about college is how expensive it can be. Lucky for you, we've hunted down 23 colleges that you can attend tuition-free!

Life After College

Want to make sure the work you’re putting in now is going to pay off later? Check out these tips for getting your dream job, managing student debt, and navigating the professional world.

11 Ridiculously Rich People Without A College Degree

Whether through innate ambition, skill, or sheer luck, these 11 people prove that you can be rich without a college degree.

9 Extracurricular Activities for College That Employers Value the Most

Stand out from the crowd with these top extracurricular activities that are sure to catch employers' attention.

9 Ways College Students Can Make Their Resumes Stand Out

A stellar resume can give you a leg up on the competition.

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Online Learning Platforms Promote Higher Education Equity

Online learning platforms offer vital assistance when other areas of higher education are unable to, and access to such platforms enhances equity on college campuses.

Shifting the Role of Community College and Apprentice Programs

To out-innovate competing countries, the US must shift the role of community colleges and apprentice programs.

Who Will Benefit Under President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness?

While President Biden’s plans to eliminate student loan debt will be a reprieve for many federal loan borrowers, private loan recipients can still explore their options for better repayment options.

Capitol Attack and 2011 UC Davis Protests, Compared

The scene at the 2011 UC Davis protest was very different from the January 6 chaos in Washington, DC, but the differences are instructive.