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Increasingly online, more universities are being sued by students with disabilities

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

At least 35 lawsuits have been filed this summer against universities for not making their content accessible to disabled students.

Universities are fighting back against ICE rule change to deport foreign students

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

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.

U. Arizona boosts education accessibility with 'pay-what-you-can' courses

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

In recognition of many students facing financial hardship during the pandemic, the University of Arizona is relaxing its tuition schedules for some course offerings.

ASU to host two-day virtual training event to prepare educators for fall classes

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The event will provide support for faculty to help them design effective and engaging online and blended-learning courses for students.

University of Texas, Austin launches online data-science master's program

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

To meet the demand for more data scientists in the U.S., UTA is offering students a flexible, low-cost online degree program.

Purdue Global launches free COVID-19 contact tracing class

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The online course will train students in contact-tracing protocols, legal requirements, effective risk communication and how to analyze collected data.

U. Alabama announces virtual summer courses on pandemic issues

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

The online classes will explore new challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, such as personal protective equipment shortages and increased domestic abuse.

SDSU plans virtual visual arts showcase

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

A new online repository will allow students to display their visual art pieces and discuss the challenges of moving their projects online.

Calif. community colleges start virtual science labs for distance learning

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

Without access to classroom laboratories during the pandemic, more than 2 million students attending California's community colleges can now conduct experiments in virtual labs.

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