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Colleges Announce Closings as Harvey Pounds Texas Coast

August 27, 2017 - 2:07pm
Colleges around the region are closed at least through Monday; several disaster-relief groups have updated information about donations and where to seek shelter.
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The Stubborn Stigma of the Male Nurse

August 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
Despite the economic advantages, men shun certain health-care fields that have traditionally been associated with women.
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Why Did UVa Allow Banned Torches During White-Supremacist Rally?

August 25, 2017 - 8:10pm
The university has a rule against open flames on campus. A Virginia law forbids using fire to intimidate. Neither was enforced.
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As a Challenge to DACA Looms, Participants Brace for a Battle

August 25, 2017 - 5:06pm
Rumors are swirling that President Trump may end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, as some state attorneys general threaten to sue over it.
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To Help Students Heal After Hate, Meet Them Where They Are

August 25, 2017 - 4:09pm
As classes begin, counseling centers are preparing for an influx of students who may have experienced trauma stemming from the deadly violence in Charlottesville.
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Details on Berkeley Free-Speech Event Are Hazy, but Campus Readies for Another Fight

August 24, 2017 - 7:28pm
Milo Yiannopoulos, Ann Coulter, and Stephen Bannon have been invited, but just who is coming is unclear.
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Tensions Grow Between Trump and Black Colleges as HBCU Conference Becomes Political

August 24, 2017 - 7:19pm
Uncertainty and unfulfilled promises have made several black-college leaders wary of attending a Washington event they have found useful in the past.
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The Antifa Academic

August 24, 2017 - 5:41pm
A Dartmouth lecturer who wrote a book on the anti-fascist movement discusses his research and the people at the center of it.
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At Yale, 2 Costly New Colleges Aspire to Look Old

August 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
The university is reported to have spent $500 million on two new residential colleges. What does a sum like that buy these days?
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Education Dept. Awards Second Round of Upward Bound Grants

August 24, 2017 - 12:22pm
Dozens of the grant applications, for funds to help low-income students prepare for college, were originally rejected for minor formatting errors.
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At UVa, in the Wake of a Nightmare, a Reckoning Begins

August 23, 2017 - 9:56pm
How much will one traumatic weekend change the university? Many of the students, professors, and officials who are trying to answer that question are doing so by looking to the past.
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Ann Coulter, Milo Yiannopoulos, Stephen Bannon Are Invited to Speak at UC-Berkeley

August 23, 2017 - 6:58pm
A spokesman for the university confirmed that a student group had invited the prominent conservative figures for a series of events set to take place in September.
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‘We Are Ready to Thrive’

August 23, 2017 - 4:38pm
Moises Serrano tells the story of his unlikely journey to college in a new documentary film, "Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America."
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Brandeis U. Is Closed After Receiving Email Threats

August 23, 2017 - 11:44am
It wasn't immediately clear where the threats came from or what they said. The university reported that students on campus were safe.
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Former FBI Director Comey Will Hold Endowed Chair at Howard U.

August 23, 2017 - 9:32am
James Comey will lead a series of lectures on public policy at the historically black college during the coming academic year.
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UNC Says It Can't Legally Remove Confederate Statue, Despite Governor's Guidance

August 22, 2017 - 4:32pm
A law signed by a previous governor says a historical commission must give permission for monuments on state property to be altered.
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Colleges Go Online to Help Orient Nontraditional Students

August 22, 2017 - 3:02pm
A different type of orientation is needed for those who are older and have more family responsibilities.
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Revamping Orientation for Parents

August 22, 2017 - 3:01pm
The University of Oregon tries to get moms and dads to talk with their kids about tough issues.
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The New, Improved Orientation

August 22, 2017 - 2:39pm
Colleges try to ensure that crucial lessons on sex assault, racial diversity, and other issues take hold.
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