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WASHINGTON — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday he has fully reinstated one of two key advisory boards he dismantled earlier this year in a push for “scientific integrity” at the agency.
NEW YORK — More than 4 million people say they fear being evicted or foreclosed upon in the coming months, just as two studies released Wednesday found that the nation's housing availability and affordability crisis is expected to worsen significantly following the pandemic.
The U.S. Education Department said Wednesday it's erasing student debt for thousands of borrowers who attended a for-profit college chain that made exaggerated claims about its graduates’ success in finding jobs.
A day after her interview for a part-time job at Target last year, Dana Anthony got an email informing her she didn’t make the cut.
WASHINGTON – With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue – whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions.
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Several thousand people rallied in Hungary's capital Saturday against plans by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to host a Chinese university in Budapest.
Alice Herb, 88, an intrepid New Yorker, is used to walking miles around Manhattan. But after this year of being shut inside trying to avoid COVID-19, she’s noticed a big difference in how she feels.
When U.S. Census Bureau workers couldn't find out any information about some households after repeatedly mailing them questionnaire reminders and sending census takers to knock on their doors, the statisticians turned to an obscure, last-resort statistical technique known as “imputation.”
Let’s face it. Competition among women for college slots is as energetic and fierce as the women themselves. “Across the country, females are taking more advanced classes, have higher GPAs, and are more likely to be valedictorians,” notes Jed Applerouth, founder and president of Applerouth Tutoring. “When you have a bigger pool of more-qualified females, it’s a little harder,” he adds. “I’ve heard parents complain that it’s harder for their daughters to get in.”
SEATTLE – Stacey Hines, a junior at the University of Washington, never considered himself an activist until last summer’s George Floyd protests in Seattle and nationwide led him to think more deeply about his involvement in social justice issues.
On Sunday, two years of graduates celebrated at the Pine Bowl. Though the crowds were smaller, students said they were pleased to be able to celebrate in-person at all.
The pandemic created treacherous conditions for eating disorders, leading to a surge of new cases and relapses that is not abating as restrictions are loosened and COVID-19 cases subside in many places, doctors and other specialists say.
BURLINGTON, Vt. – About a year into mask mandates, nasal swabs and remote classes, the atmosphere turned tense at the University of Vermont as the school cracked down on rules for social distancing and face coverings amid a spike in student COVID-19 cases.
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, championed by the late WSU president for whom the school is named, sent its first 121 students into the medical field as part of a virtual and drive-thru ceremony Thursday. Masks and socially distanced photographs took the place of hugs, but for many, the moment was surreal beyond the pandemic.
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary's parliament on Tuesday voted to transfer state assets worth billions of dollars into foundations that will control many of the country's public universities and cultural institutions, a move opposition figures have decried as a theft of public funds.
Five states have passed laws or implemented executive orders this year limiting the ability of transgender youths to play sports or receive certain medical treatment. There’s been a vehement outcry from supporters of transgender rights – but little in the way of tangible repercussions for those states.