COVID-19 Testing Ordered for 38 Singaporean University Students

The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore said on Monday that 38 students staying at Block 61 Hall 13 needed to get tested for COVID-19 immediately as wastewater samples collected at the block showed viral fragments.  To facilitate the antigen …

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U.S. Department of Education to Erase Student Loan Debt for Borrowers with Severe Disabilities

The United States Department of Education announced on Aug. 19 that it will automatically erase student loans debt for over 323,000 borrowers with severe abilities. The move will cancel over $5.8 billion of student loans debt for Americans identified as …

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U.S. Department of Education Cancels $500 Million of Student Debt for Defrauded Borrowers

The US Department of Education announced on June 16 that it approved the cancellation of about $500 million worth of federal student loans for 18,000 borrowers who attended the non defunct for-profit ITT Technical Institute. ITT Technical Institute, which closed …

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Japan will Allow Myanmar Students, Interns, and Diplomats to Stay after Visa Expiration

Japan will allow Myanmar citizens to stay in the country even after their visa expirations, amidst escalating conflict in Myanmar. Japan will exempt students and technical interns who may legally remain in the country to study or work for another …

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Cheerleader’s Profane Message Prompts Free Speech Debate in US Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D. C.-The Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments Wednesday regarding students’ rights to freedom of speech outside the classroom.  On Wednesday, the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the Manahoy Area School District’s appeal of a lower …

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University of Tokyo Begins Joint Research With “Edutainment” Company

The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies announced a partnership with AEON Fantasy to begin research into video game learning. AEON is currently promoting an “edutainment” experience, which it hopes to improve with the help of researchers …

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Hawkeye Community College Nursing Students Administering COVID-19 Vaccines

Nursing students at Hawkeye Community College in Iowa have administered around 150 COVID-19 vaccinations at a campus clinic this week. The Black Hawk County Health Department issued a unit of Moderna vaccine to the college to store in its clinic …

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College Intern Helps Design Virtual Reality Training Kits for Police

Catawba College student Justin Gray is helping design virtual reality training experiences for the police and military as a Walser Technology intern. The Information Systems & Technology senior spends 15 hours a week for his internship at the Walser Technology …

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