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Education | Unofficial, student-led social media groups alternatively appease or annoy school administrators
by Esther Eaton
Posted 11/05/20, 03:11 pm

Sara Johnson, a senior at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, was in chapel when she learned about a funny social media account run by a Moody student. A dean showed chapel attendees a meme—a pop culture joke featuring an image and witty caption—and Johnson looked up the Instagram account he had pulled it from, @moody.bible.memes.

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International interests in U.S. education

Education | Colleges fail to report billions in donations from foreign actors
by Laura Edghill
Posted 11/05/20, 02:20 pm

U.S. Education Department officials reported in late October that the country’s colleges and universities failed to disclose more than $6.5 billion in funding and resources from foreign nations. Some came from countries with hostile or tense relations with the United States such as China and Russia.

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Moody Bible Institute promises investigation of abuse complaints

Higher Education | The review follows a student petition that claimed the Chicago school mishandled reports of sexual misconduct, abuse, and stalking
by Esther Eaton
Posted 10/29/20, 11:01 am

Moody Bible Institute in Chicago has promised a third-party investigation and other steps in response to a petition claiming the school mishandled complaints of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse for decades.

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