• Harvard Will Not Require SAT, ACT Scores for Applicants This Year

    Harvard Will Not Require SAT, ACT Scores for Applicants This Year

    Harvard University will temporarily waive its requirement that applicants submit their SAT or ACT standardized test scores due to “insurmountable challenges in scheduling tests” related to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ivy League school announced Tuesday. “In the face of unprecedented uncertainty and anxiety surrounding the coronavirus and the economy, we want to be helpful in any …
  • Trump Admin. Plans to Expel Grad Students Affiliated with China’s Military

    Trump Admin. Plans to Expel Grad Students Affiliated with China’s Military

    The Trump administration is planning to expel several thousand Chinese graduate students and researchers with ties to Chinese universities affiliated with that country’s military, the New York Times reported on Thursday. The proposed expulsion would affect roughly 3,000 individuals, a small percentage of the 360,000 Chinese students currently in the U.S. American institutions may push …
  • U.S. Colleges Have Accepted $6 Billion in Undisclosed Donations from Foreign Governments, DOE Probe Finds

    U.S. Colleges Have Accepted $6 Billion in Undisclosed Donations from Foreign Governments, DOE Probe Finds

    The Department of Education has discovered at least $6 billion in unreported donations to American universities from adversarial foreign nations, Townhall reported on Friday. The DoE revealed its updates in a May 19 letter to Congress and a subsequent briefing to several ranking House Republicans who are conducting an investigation into the foreign funding of U.S. …
  • Leading College Republicans and Dems Draft Open Letter Urging American Universities to Combat Chinese Influence

    Leading College Republicans and Dems Draft Open Letter Urging American Universities to Combat Chinese Influence

    Leading college Republicans and Democrats have teamed up to establish a non-profit to combat Chinese government influence on American campuses. In its first official act, the Athenai Institute released a letter on Wednesday calling for the closure of Confucius institutes at U.S. colleges and universities, as well as for “full and public disclosure of all …
  • ‘I’m Being Serious Here’: Yale Prof Denounces Trump’s Handling of Coronavirus as ‘Awfully Close to Genocide’

    ‘I’m Being Serious Here’: Yale Prof Denounces Trump’s Handling of Coronavirus as ‘Awfully Close to Genocide’

    A Yale University professor said the Trump administration’s mishandling of the coronavirus resembled “genocide” and questioned whether officials could be held responsible under international law. “What else do you call mass death by public policy?” Dr. Gregg Gonsalves, a professor of law and epidemiology at Yale, asked in a tweet last week. “So, what does it …
  • House Oversight Reps Launch Probe of Chinese Funding of American Universities

    House Oversight Reps Launch Probe of Chinese Funding of American Universities

    Republican members of the House Oversight Committee on Monday announced a probe into Chinese funding of programs at American universities and colleges. In a letter to the U.S. Department of Education, the representatives requested “information, documents, and communications” pertaining to “acceptance or reporting of foreign gifts” by university professors and departments. “This joint inquiry is …