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EPA Funds UNM Drinking and Wastewater Projects

The University of New Mexico is receiving $3.7 million in funding to assist in the operations and train the workforce of small drinking water and wastewater systems across the country.

Delaware State University Forgives $730,000 in Student Debt

Delaware State University has arranged to cancel $730,000 in student debt by using a portion of American Rescue Plan Act funds received by the school.

Federal Judge Approves $577M Maryland Settlement With HBCUs

A federal judge has approved a $577 million settlement in a longstanding lawsuit over Maryland’s treatment of its four historically Black colleges and universities.

UMass Parents Furious Over Maskless Partying Student Suspensions

Parents of three University of Massachusetts freshmen are outraged after the school suspended them for attending off-campus parties without masks. 

Several US Universities Recognize Sinopharm Vaccine: Chinese Media

Several US universities have recognized the validity of Sinopharm, a COVID-19 vaccine produced in China, Chinese government-run Global Times reported.

$175 Million California Online College Graduates Only 12 Students

Calbright College, an online community college in California, graduated only 12 of over 900 students during its first year of operation, the state auditor revealed.

Two Ex-Students Sue OSU for Inaction in Strauss Sexual Abuse Case

Two former students at Ohio State University have filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging the school was aware of Dr. Richard Strauss’ sexual misconduct, and “was deliberately indifferent” to the plight of students.

Johns Hopkins to Use $150M Gift to Increase Black, Latin PhD Students

Johns Hopkins University is hoping to attract more minority graduate students to STEM PhD programs through a $150 million donation by alumnus Mike Bloomberg.