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Harvard Research: Leftist Profs Don’t Believe Universities Face Free Speech Crisis

A new study that was published Harvard lecturer Pippa Norris claims that leftist professors are unlikely to understand the experience of their conservative colleagues. According to Norris, leftist professors are more likely to believe that “there has been little or no change in respect for open academic debate and pressures to be politically correct.” In 2018, a separate study revealed that nearly 80 percent of academic departments at top universities are exclusively staffed by Democratic faculty members.

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Princeton Shifts Fall Classes Online

Princeton University announced on Friday that all courses for undergraduate students will be offered online for the fall semester. The Ivy League institution joins Harvard University and the California State University system in their decisions to restrict access to campus this fall.

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Cornell Announces that Campus Will Reopen to Protect Student’s Health

Cornell University has announced that it will reopen its campus to students this fall to benefit the health of students. Despite the decision by several major universities to keep their campuses closed for the fall semester, Cornell believes it is best for the health of its students to hold classes in person.

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Harvard Professor Indicted for Lying to Police About China Ties

The Justice Department announced on Tuesday that Dr. Charles Lieber, formerly chair of the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department at Harvard University, has been indicted on two counts of making false statements to federal investigators about his ties to China’s Thousand Talents Program (TTP). TTP has come under heavy scrutiny as a recruiting mechanism for Chinese intellectual property theft and espionage.

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Harvard Prof. Charles Lieber Indicted for Secret Work with Wuhan University

Former Harvard Professor Charles Lieber was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday over allegations that he maintained an undisclosed financial relationship with the Chinese government by taking a position as a “Strategic Scientist” at the Wuhan University of Technology. The scheme is part of China’s “Thousand Talents” program, which sees to pay western academics to hand over research funded by the government of their home countries.

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Harvard Deans: Riots Are ‘Symptoms of Disease, Not the Disease Itself’

Harvard University Deans Brian D. Farrell and Irina P. Ferreras argued this week that the riots that have occurred in response to the death of George Floyd are “symptoms of the disease, not the disease itself.” Other members of the Harvard community similarly sympathized with rioters in statements released this week.

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Students Sue Harvard over Campus Shutdown

Harvard University is facing a $5 million class-action lawsuit over its ongoing campus shutdown, which began in March due to the Chinese virus pandemic. Students claim that they are entitled to refunds for the decline in the quality of their education this semester.

CAMBRIDGE, MA - DECEMBER 16: A gate sits locked on Quincy Street at Harvard University during a bomb scare December 16, 2013 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Police were alerted at roughly nine thirty this morning of possible bombs at four different buildings on the Harvard campus. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Georgetown U. Grants Raises After Accepting $6 Million in Taxpayer Funds

Georgetown University has announced that it is granting raises to all of its graduate student assistants just weeks after accepting $6.1 million in federal coronavirus relief. Other wealthy institutions, such as Harvard, Yale, and Princeton, rejected federal aid in April after facing pressure from President Donald Trump and the public.

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1,700 Colleges Ask Federal Reserve for Virus Loans

1,700 universities and colleges around the nation have asked the Federal Reserve to grant them access to the Main Street Lending Program, a program established last week to provide lending to small and medium-sized businesses that have been impacted by the Chinese virus pandemic.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: Newly redesigned $100 notes lay in stacks at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on May 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The one hundred dollar bills will be released this fall and has new security features, such as a duplicating portrait of Benjamin Franklin and …