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Thursday, March 10, 2022

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This California University Unified Town and Gown to Fight COVID

More than a year and a half in, this experiment, a cooperative project placing a university and its adjoining city inside a single, coordinated health bubble, has delivered superior results. So, why haven't other campus-town combinations tried it?

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NJ's COVID Emergency Ends, but Mental Health Impacts May Linger for College Kids

Two years in the making, a published study out of Montclair State University shows the initial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on thousands of college students living in New Jersey and New York.

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How Town & Gown Can Safely Bring Students Back to Campus

The costs of transportation imposes an additional financial burden that can often be the difference between whether students return to college or not. It is essential that colleges and local communities work together to bring students back to campus.

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Europe Must be a Safe Heaven for Students and Academics

Several European youth and higher education organisations have come together to call for higher education institutions and governments to host and support Ukrainian students and academics. Student unions of the neighbouring states are joining efforts.

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Hiring of Minority College Presidents on the Rise: Key Podcast

Colleges and universities have significantly increased their hiring of Black and Latino presidents since the renewed Black Lives Matter movement. How meaningful is the increase and will it last? This week's podcast explores these questions.

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