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2U leans into ‘free-to-degree’ pipeline

by Lindsay McKenzie

After a summer of layoffs and budget cuts, the online learning company 2U shared a more upbeat outlook in its third quarter earnings call.

U. Arizona partners with Navy on online classes for service members

by Betsy Foresman

The new partnership will give sailors, marines and coast guardsmen the opportunity to complete coursework in intelligence and applied computing.

Increasingly online, more universities are being sued by students with disabilities

by Betsy Foresman

At least 35 lawsuits have been filed this summer against universities for not making their content accessible to disabled students.

Universities are fighting back against ICE rule change to deport foreign students

by Betsy Foresman

Harvard and MIT filed a lawsuit against the federal agency, while students at the University of California seek workarounds that would allow their international classmates to remain in the U.S. this fall.

U. Arizona boosts education accessibility with 'pay-what-you-can' courses

by Betsy Foresman

In recognition of many students facing financial hardship during the pandemic, the University of Arizona is relaxing its tuition schedules for some course offerings.

ASU to host two-day virtual training event to prepare educators for fall classes

by Betsy Foresman

The event will provide support for faculty to help them design effective and engaging online and blended-learning courses for students.

University of Texas, Austin launches online data-science master's program

by Betsy Foresman

To meet the demand for more data scientists in the U.S., UTA is offering students a flexible, low-cost online degree program.

Purdue Global launches free COVID-19 contact tracing class

by Betsy Foresman

The online course will train students in contact-tracing protocols, legal requirements, effective risk communication and how to analyze collected data.

U. Alabama announces virtual summer courses on pandemic issues

by Betsy Foresman

The online classes will explore new challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, such as personal protective equipment shortages and increased domestic abuse.