A University of Oxford college is planning on changing its name to Thao College after receiving £155 million from a Vietnamese investment group.
Donation: Linacre College signed a memorandum of understanding on Oct. 31 with SOVICO group to receive a donation of £155 million (approximately $211 million).
A 16-year-old is set to become the youngest student to graduate from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Arts & Sciences in at least 40 years.
An unconventional path: Vivian Xie, who found the last four years of her university life to be “pretty normal,” is double majoring in both biology and cell and molecular biology. She plans on pursuing a master’s degree in applied immunology at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine this fall, reported CBC.
An 18-year-old teen from Westminster, Calif., was recently accepted to 16 elite colleges, including Princeton and Harvard University.
Many acceptances: La Quinta High School senior Julia Do committed to Harvard University on Sunday, when the next day, Princeton informed her she’d been accepted from their waitlist, according to The OC Register.
“Fresh Off the Boat” actor Hudson Yang was just accepted into the Harvard Class of 2025 as part of the university’s early admission program.
The 17-year-old actor shared the amazing news on Twitter Friday, according to The Wrap.
Jackson He Becomes First Chinese-Born Player to Score Touchdown in Football Bowl Subdivision History
He Peizhang, also known by his English name Jackson He, has become the first Chinese-born player to score a touchdown in Football Bowl Subdivision history during a Dec. 11 game.
The historic moment happened on Friday when Arizona State University’s Sun Devils won against rival Arizona Wildcats, according to Fox News. The 22-year-old athlete scored a 1-yard run that ultimately gave them the final 70-7 score.
A new study has contradicted claims that Asian American students are harmed if they fail to get into their first-choice college or university.
In 2015 and 2016, the Coalition of Asian American Associations (CAAA) and the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), respectively, lodged nearly identical legal complaints with the Department of Justice, arguing that these students suffer from lower academic achievement, reduced co-curricular activities and a lack of self-confidence, among other negative consequences.
A University of Missouri professor was recently “relieved of teaching duties” following an alleged xenophobic comment towards a Chinese student from Wuhan, China during a Zoom lecture.
Some experts have criticized the Department of Justice over its recent announcement that Yale University “illegally discriminates” against Asian American and White applicants, claiming that the move must be politically-motivated.
Last Thursday, the federal executive department released a report that accused the Ivy League institution of rejecting “scores of Asian American and white applicants each year based on their race,” in favor of African American, Hispanic and “certain other applicants.”
Following a two-year investigation into Yale University’s undergraduate admissions process, the Department of Justice has deemed the practice to be discriminatory toward Asian and White students.
The DOJ’s findings: The investigation, which was based on a complaint by Asian American groups against Yale over its undergrad admissions process in 2016, found on Thursday that the Ivy League school violated Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
International students enrolled at U.S. institutions that will hold classes solely online this fall are at risk of being deported, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said on Monday.
The regulation primarily applies to nonimmigrant F-1 students, who pursue academic coursework, and M-1 students, who pursue vocational coursework.
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More than 20 survivors have named University of California Berkeley student Nicholas Zhao as the instigator in several sexual assault incidents.
Several apartment complexes at the University of Delaware were littered with racist and xenophobic flyers allegedly targeting Asian students.
An ongoing investigation: Newark Police Department is looking into the offensive flyers stating “Kill Chinese Virus” distributed early on Sunday on vehicles and doors of some apartment complexes on campus.