US universities

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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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Two universities welcomed students on campus. Only one tested for Covid-19
Duke’s plan was to implement rigorous weekly testing. UNC said testing created a ‘false sense of security’

Lewis Kendall in Durham, North Carolina

30, Sep, 2020 @10:15 AM

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'Our house is burning': student climate protesters urge their universities to go carbon neutral
As thousands of Generation Z activists head back to college, they’re pressuring universities to declare a climate emergency, cut emissions and divest from fossil fuels

Alexandra Villarreal

21, Sep, 2020 @10:00 AM

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'Quarantine dorms' and suspensions: US universities fight Covid surges
For students and faculty across the US, a life on campus is far from guaranteed as schools see coronavirus outbreaks

Lauren Aratani

12, Sep, 2020 @9:30 AM

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