Latest from Nick Anderson

Surge in demand again overwhelms D.C. covid-vaccination sign-up portal

After delays, 3,500 appointments for high-priority Zip codes got filled.
  • Feb 27, 2021

Group that sued Harvard asks Supreme Court to end use of race in college admissions

Lower courts had rejected a challenge to Harvard’s race-conscious admissions practices.
  • Feb 25, 2021

As U-Va. and U-Md. try to curb surge in coronavirus cases, neighbors brace for impact

The University of Maryland at College Park and the University of Virginia have both tracked an alarming uptick in the number of viral cases on campus.
  • Feb 22, 2021

Former student pledges additional $15 million to Morgan State, a landmark gift for HBCUs

Calvin E. Tyler Jr. attended the university in Baltimore, and he and his wife have been supporting the school for many years.
  • Feb 22, 2021

Virus outbreak leads U-Md. to move classes online and keep students in dorms

The University of Maryland is seeking to limit the spread of coronavirus infections on its College Park campus.
  • Feb 20, 2021

Three JMU buildings once named for Confederates now honor African Americans

The action culminated a process that began last summer at James Madison University.
  • Feb 19, 2021

AP tests will be offered at home or in school as virus crisis persists, but this time exams will be of normal length

Advanced Placement tests were truncated last year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Feb 4, 2021

Va. House votes to force public colleges to reckon with ties to slavery, create scholarships or other programs

The bill seeks to hold the College of William & Mary, the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Military Institute and Longwood University accountable for the role they have played in the enslavement of people of African descent.
  • Feb 4, 2021

In Connecticut, Miguel Cardona led a full-court press for schools to reopen

Biden’s choice for education secretary faces a Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday.
  • Feb 2, 2021

Applications surge after big-name colleges halt SAT and ACT testing rules

U-Va. and Harvard are among a large bloc of schools that suspended admission testing requirements because of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Jan 29, 2021