July 20, 2022 | Press Releases WASHINGTON, DC – This evening, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) delivered remarks on the Senate floor in support of Ukraine for the 18th consecutive week while the Senate has been in session. Portman called for the Senate to approve Finland and Sweden’s NATO application before the August district work […]

According to a just released survey, 65% of U.S. colleges and universities report an increase in … [+] applications for admission from international students for the 2022-23 academic year. getty More American students are seeking to study abroad, and the number of international students applying to colleges in the United States are increasing according to […]

ALBANY — The number of “extreme risk protection orders” being issued by State Police have been surging in the wake of an executive order issued by Gov. Kathy Hochul last month that mandated troopers file the court applications anytime they encounter a person who is “likely” to be at risk of harm to themselves or […]

(NEXSTAR) – The U.S. State Department has announced that citizens will be able to select a third gender option — “X” — on passports beginning next month. The initiative, which was first announced in June 2021, is designed to promote inclusivity for transgender, intersex, non-binary and gender non-conforming persons. Beginning on April 11, citizens will […]

Temple University received 2,740 applications from international students as of March 14, a 36% increase over last year. Overall, the North Philadelphia university got more than 38,000 applications, its largest number ever and a 5% increase over last year. That includes a 24% jump in first-generation applicants, a 9% increase in applications from students of […]

A new study conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that most U.S. landlords are committing housing discrimination by responding less to applicants with Black and Hispanic names as opposed to their white counterparts. Bloomberg reports researchers used fictional renters with names most commonly associated with white, Black and Hispanic origins and then […]

To support the class of 2021, the Future of STEM Scholars Initiative (FOSSI) program received funding from 43 chemical manufacturers and industry stakeholders with an investment of $7.2 million. FOSSI scholarship recipients represented 28 states, with students planning to attend 26 historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). With an investment of nearly $100,000 annually, Hexion […]

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