Universities

The Immigrants Who Created New Possibilities

Of the many questions at stake in this fall’s election, one of the less obvious is this: Will the United States remain a country where someone like Barack Obama or Kamala Harris—a person of color with immigrant parents—is likely to be born? The answer depends,…

The Big Ten Just Followed the Money

The coronavirus pandemic is still ravaging America, just as it was in August, when the college presidents and chancellors of the Big Ten Conference decided against playing football in the fall. The only thing that’s changed is that the same leaders now feel far more…

Even the Coronavirus Can’t Kill the SAT and ACT

Over the summer, more than 400 colleges decided to stop requiring the SAT or the ACT for admissions, because the pandemic had made taking the tests (or even finding a location to take them) so difficult. Some institutions, such as Harvard, Princeton, and Yale, said…

UCLA Tops Public University Rankings For 4th Straight Year

LOS ANGELES (CNS)—UCLA (the University of California–Los Angeles) was named the top public university in the nation for the fourth year in a row, according to rankings released Sept. 14 by U.S. News and World Report. Two other campuses in the University of California system—UC…

NTD Business Full Broadcast (Sept. 11)

It’s been a volatile week for the market. We talk to financial analyst Nick Reece at Merk investments for analysis and insight into what to watch out for next. Home mortgage delinquencies rose in all 50 states in June. we speak with a data analyst…

College Leaders Should Have Seen This Coming

On August 16, dozens upon dozens of students wrap around the barrier in front of Gallettes, a local haunt in Tuscaloosa. It’s the end of formal sorority recruitment at the University of Alabama. One student smirks; his eyes are covered by sunglasses, but no mask…

Willpower Is Not Going to Be Enough

College students are being invited back onto campus after a summer of isolation and confinement, with strict instructions to stay apart. School officials, pleading with students to treat their new autonomy gingerly, are leaning hard on shame to get compliance. The president of Penn State…

Women Scientists Have the Evidence About Sexism in Science

In the war against the coronavirus, leading women scientists are among the generals. For instance, Kimberly Prather of UC San Diego, has been a leader in establishing the role that airborne transmission plays in spreading the virus. The renowned UC Berkeley researcher Jennifer Doudna—a pioneer…

UK Medical School Agrees to ‘De-Colonise Curriculum’

The University of Bristol’s Medical School has outlined measures the institution will take to “de-colonise the curriculum”. One of the UK’s top medical schools, Bristol announced it will be taking a range of actions including educating students on medicine’s ‘racist’ 0…

US university switches to remote after cases spike

A university in the US state of North Carolina announced Monday it will switch to entirely virtual classes for its nearly 20,000 students, after dozens tested positive for Covid-19 in the first week back at school. The move mirrors the decision in multiple US cities…

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