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Colleges impose COVID-19 protocols for Thanksgiving

Depending on where they go to college, students returning from the holiday break might face required testing, extended mask mandates, online classes—or no mitigation measures at all.

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Flu virus grips college campuses

The University of Michigan is among the many college campuses experiencing early outbreaks of influenza, with nearly 530 students diagnosed since the beginning of October.

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Howard University reaches agreement with student protesters

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After 33 days of protest, student demonstrators reach an agreement with Howard University administrators over housing conditions and student representation on the board.

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Podium Education helps institutions teach tech skills

Podium Education partners with institutions to give undergraduates hands-on technological experience in digital marketing, coding and data analytics.

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Suit claims department chair shielded serial sexual predator

Students allege in a Title IX lawsuit filed against Louisiana State University that the chair of the French department protected a serial sexual predator and accused rapist.

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Virtual job recruiting expands access to students

A new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that graduates from historically marginalized populations benefited from virtual job recruiting but were still less likely to get paid internships or jobs.

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Teaching students how mentors can help, expanding mentorship programs

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32% of students identify not wanting or not needing a mentor as a reason for not having one

Nine strategies and tactics for ensuring more students desire a mentor and expanding opportunities for connection.

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College mentor relationships reach savvy students most

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31% of students of color prefer a mentor of the same racial identity, compared to 5% of white students.

Having a professor, adviser or other mentor can greatly help in navigating college and launching a career, but many students aren’t seeking out such relationships.

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Workbook focuses on supporting students with long COVID

Disabilities services professionals want to get the word out about how students may be affected by long COVID. A new workbook offers tips for those helping these students navigate college while coping with the virus's lingering effects.

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Campus dining halls plagued by worker shortages

Institutions across the U.S. face a shortage of dining hall workers. Can Grubhub, Panda Express and spatula-wielding professors fill the gap?

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