US universities

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South Carolina State University forgives loans of 2,500 former students
• HBCU helps those forced to give up by financial hardship• Acting president cites financial devastation caused by pandemic

Lauren Aratani

20, Jul, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Nikole Hannah-Jones stands on the shoulders of Black intellectuals who struggled for decades | Dr Natalie Hopkinson
HBCUs have always punched above their weight while carrying a disproportionate share of the burdens of racism in the US

Dr Natalie Hopkinson

13, Jul, 2021 @7:08 PM

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US community colleges see ‘chilling’ decline in enrollment during pandemic
Experts worried about long-term impact on low-income and non-white Americans, populations community colleges tend to serve

Lauren Aratani

10, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Philanthropic donors back Nikole Hannah-Jones at Howard University
Backed by $20m in donations, Hannah-Jones will establish Center for Journalism and Democracy at Howard

Lauren Aratani in New York and agencies

07, Jul, 2021 @1:32 PM

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Nikole Hannah-Jones joins Howard University after rejecting UNC role
Founder of 1619 Project, who was initially denied tenure at UNC, says: ‘It’s not my job to heal the University of North Carolina’

Lauren Aratani

06, Jul, 2021 @1:55 PM

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Howard University: Phylicia Rashad’s Bill Cosby comments ‘lacked sensitivity’
Cosby’s former co-star is dean of Howard’s arts school, which says: ‘Survivors of sexual assault will always be our priority’

Amanda Holpuch in New York

02, Jul, 2021 @7:45 PM

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‘I thought I would never make it’: groundbreaking grads on their success
The end of the academic year brings joy and reflection for students who pushed boundaries

Poppy Noor and Sarah Logan

21, Jun, 2021 @7:33 PM

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What is at stake with Nikole Hannah-Jones being denied tenure | Siva Vaidhyanathan
Unlike her white predecessors, Hannah-Jones will be offered a five-year term without tenure. Here’s why that matters

Siva Vaidhyanathan

23, May, 2021 @10:25 AM

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US campuses become a growing front in Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Pro-Palestinian students are increasingly visible at US colleges but face well-funded opposition from supporters of Israel

Ed Pilkington

21, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Florida bill would allow students to record professors to show political bias
The bill, which is awaiting the signature of the governor, seems to align with the position of rightwing student activist groups

Richard Luscombe in Miami

25, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Liberty University sues scandal-hit ex-president Jerry Falwell Jr for $10m
University founded by Falwell’s father accuses him of concealing details of scandal involving wife Becki and pool boy from Miami

Richard Luscombe in Miami

16, Apr, 2021 @6:26 PM

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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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