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Monday, August 17, 2020

Higher Education Updates

Reuters: Many U.S. universities are revamping campuses to resume in-person classes despite COVID-19, requiring students to be tested, wear masks and socially distance[…]

AP: The iconic summer job for high school and college students has been on the wane for nearly 20 years. But the pandemic is squeezing even more young people out of the workforce.[…]

AP: That most American of pursuits - college football - has either shut down or is trying desperately to hang on in the age of COVID-19. Story by @pnewberry1963[…]

UPI: Senate group details plan for college athletes' 'bill of rights'[…]

@axios: NEW: The Trump administration is designating the Chinese state-funded Confucius Institutes as "foreign missions," requiring them to provide administrative data on all personnel and property in the U.S. as if they were foreign embassies or consulates.[…]

Union University’s scramble to reopen

Reuters: The U.S. Justice Department accused Yale University of illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants in its undergraduate admissions process in violation of U.S. civil rights law[…]

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