US universities

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The University of Michigan divesting from fossil fuels shows that change is here | Bill McKibben
Relentless student pressure and the cold facts of the bottom line forced an institution with close ties to the car industry to reverse course in just six years

Bill McKibben

27, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Man who dropped out of college due to high cost donates $20m, 60 years on
Calvin Tyler, who left Morgan State University, a historically Black college, in 1963, worked his way up to become a UPS board member

Miranda Bryant in New York

26, Feb, 2021 @3:43 PM

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The Columbia University student strike is about far more than tuition | Indigo Olivier
Rather than waiting for the adults in the room to relieve our debt burden, students are taking matters into their own hands

Indigo Olivier

18, Feb, 2021 @12:19 PM

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Does Generation Z know how to email properly? An investigation
A professor caused an internet storm when she asked if young people were capable of writing a formal message

Poppy Noor

15, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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US colleges grapple with Covid safety for impending spring semester
Tens of thousands of students contracted coronavirus during a tumultuous fall semester and return to campus in new year looks equally challenging

Lauren Aratani

04, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Was Lori Loughlin's daughter wrong to ask Black women to restore her image?
Red Table Talk hosts were divided over the college admissions cheat Olivia Jade Giannulli’s appearance; after all, they shouldn’t have to bring white women to social consciousness

Brianna Holt

10, Dec, 2020 @5:16 PM

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Columbia students threaten to withhold tuition fees amid Covid protest
Leader criticises ‘profit motive’ of elite New York institution while university defends actions on issues including anti-racism

Edward Helmore in New York

05, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Maryland college dedicates new memorial in effort to confront legacy of slavery
St Mary’s College unveils memorial to enslaved people who lived, laboured and died there – will other institutions follow?

David Smith in Washington

20, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Norman Thrower obituary
Other lives: Pioneering cartographer and geography professor who developed new 3D mapping techniques

Robert Kerr

25, Oct, 2020 @5:19 PM

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Return of students to US colleges probably led to surge in Covid cases
The CDC has said that young adults saw a 55% increase nationally in coronavirus cases in August

Lauren Aratani

20, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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America's Black colleges take measured approach in bid to weather Covid crisis
HBCUs have seen relatively smooth fall semesters, which school leaders say is testament to student cooperation and a strong sense of community

Lauren Aratani in New York

17, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Britain’s best universities are dominated by private schools. Could I help level the playing field?
My local comprehensive had not had a student go to Oxford or Cambridge in seven years. So I offered to give its brightest pupils the confidence and support of an expensive education

Joshi Herrmann

10, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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