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Students Are Learning From Events in Short-Term Classes

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1. Students at this university are learning from public events in short-term ‘pop-up’ classes.

By Kasia Kovacs at Inside Higher Ed

2. The next U.S. president could push African countries into the arms of China.

By Cobus van Staden in Quartz

3. Facebook has a fake news problem. These students solved it in 36 hours.

By Julie Bort at Business Insider

4. Can student-athletes lead the next national conversation about race?

By David Leonard in the Undefeated

5. These lab-grown ‘mini-brains’ are helping scientists battle Alzheimer’s and Zika.

By Jon Hamilton at NPR

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.

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