29 janvier 2020

Northwestern Endowment Shrank in 2019

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Northwestern University earned a 2.5 percent return in fiscal 2019 but lost money, Institutional Investorreported. Endowment spending was used to cover a continuing deficit at the university. More...

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No Classes at Clark College in Anticipation of Faculty Strike

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. There will be no classes at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash., today, because a faculty strike has been called. More...

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Another Iranian Student Denied Entry to U.S.

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. An Iranian student admitted to a Ph.D. program at Michigan State University was denied entry to the U.S. Sunday in the latest instance of what has been a string of cases of Iranians being turned away at ports of entry despite holding valid student visas. More...

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CDC Recommends Against Travel to China

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that travelers avoid nonessential travel to all of China due to the outbreak of a novel coronavirus. The agency updated its travel advisory Monday; previously it had only recommended deferring nonessential travel to the city of Wuhan, where the virus first emerged. More...

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China Cancels Standardized Tests Due to Coronavirus

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. China has canceled standardized test dates for common English language proficiency and graduate entry tests due to concerns about containing the spread of the novel coronavirus, potentially disrupting the plans of students who planned to use scores from the tests to apply for colleges overseas, Bloomberg reported. More...

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Public-Charge Rule Allowed to Go Into Effect

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 margin Monday to allow the Trump administration’s controversial “public-charge” rule on immigration to go into effect in every state but Illinois, Reuters reported. The Supreme Court opinion lifted a lower court's injunction that had blocked the rule from going into effect nationally. More...

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Preparing for Coronavirus

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Students at several U.S. universities are tested for possible cases of a novel coronavirus. Experts weigh in on how colleges can prepare for the virus. More...

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