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The president of Tufts University announced that two acts of hate happened on campus in the past week.In a letter to the Tufts community, President Tony Monaco says several Asian students were walking along Professors Row when they were verbally assaulted with hateful and anti-Asian rhetoric from people in a passing vehicle.In the second incident, Monaco says members of a Tufts athletic team found a large swastika painted on the shed at Bello Field, which is also used by local community sports organizations.Monaco denounced the anti-Asian and anti-Semitic acts and stated that all in the Tufts community have a responsibility … Read More
Hungary has signed an agreement to open a Chinese university campus in Budapest by 2024.
The deal would make the Shanghai-based Fudan University campus the first Chinese university campus in the European Union.
Hungarian officials insist that Fudan, ranked among the top 100 universities in the world, will help raise the standard of higher education in Hungary, providing courses to 6,000 Hungarian, Chinese and other students, and bring Chinese investment and research to the country.
But critics of the plan say the massive investment places an undue financial burden on Hungarian taxpayers, and that it is indicative of prime minister
Long-simmering tensions between University of Minnesota student activists and campus police have reached a boiling point, with student leaders calling for the chief to resign and a state police association stepping in to defend officers from criticism it deems unwarranted.
In a letter to administrators last week, student government leaders demanded that U Police Chief Matthew Clark immediately resign because he has “repeatedly and unequivocally disregarded student demands, failed to increase campus wellness and safety for students of color” and deployed officers on and off campus to “silence community members.” Additionally, a student government representative recently urged peers to disrupt
Feds accuse Seth Andrew, whose nonprofit purchased Marlboro College campus, of stealing over $200,000
Updated at 7:37 p.m.
Seth Andrew, the former Obama White House official behind a fledgling project that promised to remake higher education at the former site of Marlboro College, has been accused of stealing more than $200,000 from a charter school network he founded.
Andrew, 42, was charged Tuesday with wire fraud, money laundering and making false statements to
When Palm Beach State College students Josh Desulme and Phabii Pierre were introduced by close friends in 2015, the encounter was a dud.
“We were both struggling with personal problems,” said Ms. Pierre, 25, who is studying for a degree in management. “Josh was recently out of a relationship,” said Ms. Pierre, who had broken up with another man not long before.
Mr. Desulme often saw her at school and thought she was attractive. “I always said hello but she didn’t respond, which was mysterious,” said Mr. Desulme, 25, who is studying for a degree in business and working as