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George Washington U. to continue remote education into the fall
As universities around the country decide whether to reopen their campuses, leaders at George Washington University said they're rolling student feedback from the summer and spring terms into their offerings this fall, which will mostly remain online.
Florida International University hosts webinar for K-12 online learning
After many K-12 teachers struggled with the sudden rush to remote learning, Florida International University has joined the higher education institutions now teaching lesson design, organization techniques how to use and how to use video and digital tools.
Universities are fighting back against ICE rule change to deport foreign students
Harvard and MIT filed a lawsuit against the federal agency, while students at the University of California seek workarounds that would allow their international classmates to remain in the U.S. this fall.
Florida tries to save online education after Gov. DeSantis cut funding
The State University System Board of Governors said it's developing a plan to keep online education afloat after the governor's vetoed funding to Complete Florida Plus, a $29.4 million education program.
Michigan State to give blind students free electronic braille displays
To help support their distance learning during the pandemic, blind students at Michigan State University will receive free, portable braille readers.
Universities must encourage discourse on racism, pandemic, said educators
Students who would normally discuss current events on campus must be given virtual forums to ensure conversations continue, university leaders said on a recent webcast.
University of Arizona launches global campus program
International students in 34 countries can now attend online classes abroad to earn a U.S. degree from the University of Arizona.
OSU offers virtual gardening, chicken brooding classes during lockdown
Anyone in the Columbus area can sign up for online courses on how to grow an herb garden or start raising chickens.
SDSU plans virtual visual arts showcase
A new online repository will allow students to display their visual art pieces and discuss the challenges of moving their projects online.