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Court Dismisses Student’s ‘Toilet Video’ Lawsuit Against Simmons

A Simmons University student has had her lawsuit against the school dismissed after she failed to prove the college was liable for her professor's alleged posting of a video of her using the bathroom during a Zoom class.

Florida Bill Would Make Undocumented Immigrants Pay Out-of-State Tuition

A new bill introduced in the Florida legislature could repeal a 2014 law that provides waivers granting in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants at the state's public colleges and universities.

Harvard’s COVIDU App Models Virus Spread on College Campuses

A team of researchers from Harvard University has launched an interactive, disease-modeling app that simulates COVID transmission and mitigation on college campuses.

UNC Task Force Submits Plan to Curb Racial Inequality

The University of North Carolina System task force presented a comprehensive 65-page report on how to improve racial equality within its campuses.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Celebrates Kamala Harris’ Historic Inauguration

The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority celebrated vice president and fellow sorority sister Kamala Harris’ historic inauguration on Wednesday, declaring January 20 “Kamala Harris Day.”

Lincoln University Becomes First HBCU to Establish Police Academy

Lincoln University in Missouri has become the first HBCU to train police recruits on campus at the new Lincoln University Law Enforcement Training Academy.

University of Minnesota Halts Liberal Arts PhD Admissions for Fall 2021

The University of Minnesota will not accept new students into 12 of its liberal arts doctoral degree programs this fall semester to save money during the pandemic and focus on supporting current students.

Energy Department Taps Youngstown State for Battery Manufacturing Project

The US Department of Energy has partnered with Youngstown State University to develop more educated, highly-skilled workers for the battery manufacturing industry.