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Universities Cancel Study-Abroad Programs Amid Virus Fears

As concerns about China's virus outbreak spread, universities are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad opportunities and prohibiting travel affecting hundreds of thousands of students. “That door has been, if...
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AP Exclusive: Colleges Got $60M From OxyContin Family

BOSTON — Prestigious universities around the world have accepted at least $60 million over the past five years from the family that owns the maker of OxyContin, even as the company became embroiled in lawsuits related to the opioid epidemic, financial records ...
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US Universities See Decline in Students From China

BURLINGTON, Vt. — After a decade of booming enrollment by students from China, American universities are starting to see steep declines as political tensions between the two countries cut into a major source of...
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Why Gov. Newsom Should Veto SB 24, the Chemical Abortion Bill

Senate Bill 24 would require California’s public universities to provide the chemical method of abortion to college women. It would be a needless expansion of the practice of abortion, and Gov. Gavin Newsom should veto it. This measure would not be a wise i...
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Amid Global Uproar, Some US Colleges Rethink Saudi Ties

BOSTON — U.S. colleges and universities have received more than $350 million from the Saudi government this decade, yet some are rethinking their arrangements in the wake of the killing of a journalist that has ignited a global uproar against the oil-rich nati...