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From huge institutions like The Ohio State University (45,000 students) to tiny Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa (974 students), schools across the country are moving full-steam-ahead into esports.
The growth of online education in higher ed shows no signs of slowing, with schools forging ahead with remote learning initiatives, some experimental.
One in 10 college students think credit cards are free money, and 14% say they’d rather miss a credit card payment than a party, according to a recent survey of college students by Wallethub, a financial advising website.
An app developed by a team of students at University of California, Berkeley promises to address campus food insecurity through the anonymous donation of meal swipes, between those who need them and those who have swipes to share. The team behind the app, called Bear Appétit, recently won the Modo Labs 2019 national student Ideathon competition.
The college orientation season is fully underway, with some schools offering special attention to mental health, first-gen and minority students, and even parents.
Mold in college dorms and other buildings continues to pose health risks for students and others on campus, with 47 infestations found just in Texas since 2018, according to a report by CBSDFW.com.
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