US Colleges Cut Partnerships, Financial Ties with Russia

Colleges across the United States have started pulling out students from study abroad programs in Russia, ending research partnerships and cutting financial ties following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. At the same time, colleges have promised to support Russian students …

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Afghan Universities Reopen for Female Students With Strict Rules

Some public universities in Afghanistan reopened on Feb. 2 with some female students allowed to attend classes for the first time since the Taliban takeover last year. However, education officials said that women were only allowed to attend classes if …

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FBI Identifies Six Juveniles as Persons of Interest in Bomb Threats Against HBCUs

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has reportedly identified six juveniles as persons of interests in recent bombs threats to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The juveniles identified around the country appear to be “tech savvy” and used sophisticated …

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Suspect Taken into Custody After Reports of Shooter at Bridgewater College

Police have taken a suspect in custody amid reports of an active shooter in the campus of Bridgewater College in Virginia on Feb. 1. “An individual is in police custody. Situation is still ongoing. Continue to shelter where you are,” …

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Cambridge University College Returns Looted Statue to Nigeria

A college at Cambridge University handed over a looted bronze artifact to Nigeria on Oct. 27. The Jesus College Cambridge returned a statue of a cockerel known as “Okukur” during a ceremony to the Nigerian National Commission for Museums and …

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Loyola Maryland Basketball Star Santi Aldama To Keep College Eligibility While Entering NBA Draft

Loyola University Maryland’s Santi Aldama announced Wednesday he is putting his name in the 2021 NBA Draft while staying enrolled at the college. The sophomore forward is looking to gauge the assessment of his draft stock before fully committing to …

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Florida House Passes Bill Banning Transgender College Students From Women’s Sports

The Florida House of representatives passed the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” banning transgender students from women’s college sports in a vote Wednesday with 77 votes in favor and 40 against. After a over 90-minute debate, the Florida House passed …

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Russian Police Detain 4 Student Journalists in Campus Raid

Four journalists at Moscow’s Higher School of Economics were detained in a raid by Russian police Wednesday for suspected anti-Kremlin activity. DOXA, an independent magazine set up by students and graduates in 2017, published a video that challenged the university’s …

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Florida Law School to Open Social Justice Center Named After Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump

A Florida law school will open a social justice center named after renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump for the next generation of diverse lawyers. “The Benjamin L. Crump Center for Social Justice at the St. Thomas University College of …

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