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'An Uphill Battle': Harvard Students Urge School to Pull Investments That Support Prisons

'An Uphill Battle': Harvard Students Urge School to Pull Investment...

September 05, 2019

Harvard has divested its multibillion-dollar endowment from the tobacco industry and South Africa during apartheid. Now students ask: Why not prisons?
Harvard has divested its multibillion-dollar endowment from the tobacco industry and South Africa during apartheid. Now students ask: Why not prisons?

September 05, 2019

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The Columbus Dispatch, OH

Scholarships, Other Programs Boost Otterbein’s Incoming Class Numbers, Diversity

Scholarships, Other Programs Boost Otterbein’s Incoming Class Numbe...

September 05, 2019

Otterbein University’s incoming class has grown by 22% over last year, and that’s no accident, school officials say.
Otterbein University’s incoming class has grown by 22% over last year, and that’s no accident, school officials say.

September 05, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

On Second Try, Harvard Student Allowed to Enter U.S.

On Second Try, Harvard Student Allowed to Enter U.S.

September 04, 2019

Palestinian student is granted entry in time to start classes at Harvard, but concerns persist about the impact of harsher visa and immigration policies on international students.
Palestinian student is granted entry in time to start classes at Harvard, but concerns persist about the impact of harsher visa and immigration policies on international students.

September 04, 2019

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Bloomberg

USC Emails Show Brazen Pay-to-Play Policy, Indicted Dad Says

USC Emails Show Brazen Pay-to-Play Policy, Indicted Dad Says

September 04, 2019

Internal records between top administrators at the University of Southern California suggest a “university-wide program” linking big donations and promises of future gifts with decisions on who gets in, according to defense attorneys for a father indicted in the U.S. college-admissions scandal.
Internal records between top administrators at the University of Southern California suggest a “university-wide program” linking big donations and promises of future gifts with decisions on who gets in, according to defense attorneys for a father indicted in the U.S. college-admissions scandal.

September 04, 2019

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Bloomberg

Princeton's Scholarship Students No Longer Have to Fork Over Summer Earnings

Princeton's Scholarship Students No Longer Have to Fork Over Summer...

September 03, 2019

For generations, American colleges have required even the poorest students to pay something — or in the bland parlance of financial aid pros, make a “student contribution.” Now, a few of the nation’s wealthiest schools are rethinking that approach because of fear that it is heightening inequality on campus. Even small financial burdens can put stress on students, who need the money for essentials or to help their families. It can force them to forgo extracurricular activities and unpaid internships and even to drop out of school.
For generations, American colleges have required even the poorest students to pay something — or in the bland parlance of financial aid pros, make a “student contribution.” Now, a few of the nation’s wealthiest schools are rethinking that approach because of fear that it is heightening inequality on campus. Even small financial burdens can put stress on students, who need the money for essentials or to help their families. It can force them to forgo extracurricular activities and unpaid internships and even to drop out of school.

September 03, 2019

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