Firas Awad (left) and wife Tamam Aldrawsha, from Syria, spend hours studying German every day. Awad wants to complete the pharmacy studies he abandoned because of the Syrian war, and Aldrawsha wants to become a nurse. "I want to be useful," she says. "Useful for my family and useful for this country."
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The University of Chicago informed incoming students in a welcome letter it does not support "trigger warnings" or "safe spaces," as part of its policy of free speech.
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