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September 16, 2021

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Universities Weaning Alcohol from Welcome Weeks

As students return to campuses across Canada after a nearly two-year hiatus from in-person learning, universities are redoubling efforts to help mitigate what experts say is a perfect storm of conditions for binge drinking and other behaviours.

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Mason Graduate Students get Consultant Training

Students pursuing a Master's Degree in Management at George Mason University usually spend four months getting work experience. Due to the pandemic, administrators asked local businesses what they thought of hiring students to do remote “researchships.”

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Universities Fighting to Survive Financial Meltdown

Lebanon’s universities are on their knees, suffering a 90% drop in the value of tuition revenue, and unable to access their own money inside the country amid a confluence of financial and fuel crises, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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15 of the Most Beautiful College Towns

The U.S. is home to more than 5,000 colleges and universities, often situated on idyllic campuses that seem to leap straight out of the pages of a brochure. Many of them are surrounded by equally gorgeous towns worthy of a visit in their own right.

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Census Disruptions for Counts in College Towns

Normally it's something that you can rely on as being literally the best data available, said Hamilton Lombard, a demographer at UVA. But this year, demographers like Lombard need to dig a little deeper into the numbers, especially in college towns.

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