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Pompeo urges U.S. colleges to defend academic freedom

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo urged U.S. universities to protect academic freedom from the Chinese Communist Party's attempts to undermine it.
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U.S. remains the top choice for students to study abroad

The annual Open Doors report shows where and what international students are studying in the U.S. — and why the U.S. remains a top destination for study.
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U.S. universities move to protect students from China’s authoritarian reach

U.S. officials and student groups are urging colleges to defend against China's authoritarian reach on campus. Learn about steps some schools are taking.
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On the rise in America: Bachelor’s degrees in environmental science

More and more students in the United States are earning bachelor's degrees in environmental science. Learn what's involved.
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Protecting gay rights on campus

U.S. colleges have become more welcoming to LGBTI students in recent years. Learn about the services that have been added to support these students.
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U.S. universities adapt to help international students

With a public health crisis reshaping the new academic year, U.S. universities are offering expanded resources to help international students thrive.
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Historically black colleges and universities offer success

Historically black colleges and universities have served students for over a century and can lead to success in the 21st century.
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Trump acts to protect U.S. research

President Trump is barring certain Chinese researchers from entering the U.S. See how the Chinese government uses grad students to steal technology.
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Scholars from U.S. exchange program fight COVID-19

Around the world, Fulbright scholars — past and present — are responding to coronavirus in their communities by using their training to help others.