University of Central Florida Fires Professor Who Tweeted About ‘Black Privilege’

The University of Central Florida has fired a professor after his controversial tweet about “black privilege” last year during the Black Lives Matter protests led to widespread calls for his termination.

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‘Da Vinci of Debt’ Art Exhibit Highlights College Debt Crisis

An art exhibit highlighting the rising cost of college education at Grand Central Station is being touted as “the most expensive piece of art in the world.”
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Niagara University Offers Mental Health First Aid Training Amid Pandemic

In response to the ongoing pandemic, Niagara University has started offering mental health first aid training to members of the community.
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Mellon Foundation Grants $72 Million to Universities for Racial Justice Projects

The Mellon Foundation announced $72 million in grants for 16 universities to work on solutions-based research which will lead to cultural and social transformation.
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Despite Surge in Infections, Harvard to Welcome Students for Spring

Despite a spike in coronavirus numbers nationwide, Harvard University has announced that it will welcome students on campus for the spring semester.

Apple Pledges $100M for ‘Racial Equity and Justice Initiative’ to Support HCBUs

In an effort to promote racial equality in education, Apple launched its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative to support Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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What US Colleges Can Learn From Singaporean Universities’ COVID Response

Aggressive testing, social distancing measures, and cooperative students have prevented community transmission in Singapore's top colleges.

Vanderbilt Scientist Banned, Experiments Suspended After Animal Deaths

The Vanderbilt University Research Administration has suspended an animal experiment and a scientist from all “live hands-on animal work” after multiple animals died throughout the protocol.

University of Pennsylvania Professor Slammed for Using Nazi Rhetoric

A University of Pennsylvania professor has received searing criticism for using a Nazi-related phrase and gesture in a virtual archaeological conference.

Lehigh University Revokes Trump’s Honorary Degree After Capitol Siege

Following last week's violent insurrection at the US Capitol, Lehigh University will revoke the honorary degree granted to President Donald Trump in 1988.

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11 Top Online Study Tools Every Student Needs in 2021

Thanks to the internet, staying at the top of your study game has never been easier. Here are 11 of the top study apps to help you ace your classes in 2021.

Should You Mention COVID-19 in Your College Application?

With college applications soon due, you may be weighing up whether you should discuss the pandemic in your application. Here's what you need to know.

These Are the Skills You Need to Get a Job After College

Getting a job straight out of college is no easy feat — but by priming your resume with these skills, you can make sure you're career-ready.

Your Guide to College Finance

Financial aid? Student loans? Figuring out how to identify and access extra funding for college can be difficult -- here is everything you need to know!

These Are the Cheapest Colleges in the US

A college degree doesn't need to drain your finances. There are plenty of cheap colleges in the US — here are the most affordable public and private ones.

How to Apply for Federal Student Aid (and Get Approved)

Dreaming about going to college, but need to navigate the Federal Student Aid system first? Here's how to successfully submit your FAFSA!

11 Things to Know About Student Loans Before Going Into Debt

You want to study — but you need a loan. No problem! Just make sure you check out these 11 vital things to know first.

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Why the Test Prep Industry Must Focus on Equity of Access

SAT and ACT scores correlate with family income and wealth, reflecting higher-income students' many academic advantages. Test prep companies must address this opportunity gap.

Things Chinese College Students Say About Trump

In China, many college students see Trump's presidency as an extension of America's desperate clinging to its imperial legacy.

White Teachers Claiming To Be Black: ‘Cultural Appropriators’ or Seriously Ill?

Mental health issues can explain why two white college teachers have assumed false identities and portrayed themselves as people of color.

College Students, the Pandemic Is Not All About Us

It's hard for students to come to terms with the fact that they didn’t get to 'properly' celebrate their senior year of college, but commencements are only postponed.

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