Tag: students

Education, Industry

Supreme Court likely to ban affirmative action in college admissions, legal experts say

November 1, 2022

Via: Fox News

After lengthy and heated oral arguments Monday, Supreme Court experts say the justices are likely to bar the use of affirmative action in college admissions. “This proved to be a full-contact oral argument for both the advocates and the justices,” […]

Education, Industry

The Education Department Announces More Tweaks to Public Service Loan Forgiveness

October 27, 2022

Via: Government Executive

The Education Department on Wednesday announced additional measures to make the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program more accessible to applicants when a set of a temporary reforms ends on Oct. 31. The popular, yet sometimes frustrating, program offers college graduates […]

Education, Industry, Workforce

Students Can Now Earn up to $72,000 Annually, Federal HR Director Says

October 5, 2021

Via: Nextgov

Office of Personnel Management Director Kiran Ahuja on Monday encouraged students at George Mason University to consider pursuing a career in the federal government as officials work to revamp hiring and internships and rebuild agency workforces. In a conversation with […]

Education, Health Care, Industry

Fake COVID-19 vaccination cards worry college officials

August 9, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

As the delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps across the United States, a growing number of colleges and universities are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for students to attend in-person classes. But the mandatory requirement has opened the door for […]

Education, Federal, Industry, Policy

Colleges delay tuition, offer emergency aid as the government shutdown hits students

January 25, 2019


A growing number of colleges and universities are postponing tuition payments, waiving late fees, and providing emergency grants to students whose finances have been tied up by the longest government shutdown in history. In New York, Connecticut, and Nevada, statewide […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

Former, current students sue Google over university-issued Gmail scanning

February 3, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

Four former and current University of California, Berkeley students have sued Google in federal court in San Jose, California, claiming that the company scanned their academic-affiliated Gmail accounts. The plaintiffs allege that their Gmail accounts were scooped up, processed, and […]