At left, Audrey Elder, 8, and brother Kenneth Elder, 6, loved their semester in Alaska. At right, Inès Macaron stands in front of her French school during the first day of class. (Lyra Elder; Pia Decarsin)
For some families that took this most extreme of steps — switching counties, states or even countries in search of in-person schooling or sports amid the pandemic — the results surpassed their hopes, and they don’t want to let go.
The billionaire wants to draw more underrepresented students into doctoral degree programs. With his latest gift, Johns Hopkins University plans to partner with historically Black and other minority-serving colleges to make that happen.