Sac State To Continue Virtual Learning For Fall 2020 Semester

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento State’s campus and classrooms are pretty quiet and it will continue to stay that way. CBS13 is learning from the Chancellor of the California State Universities that students will primarily will be earning their degree virtually. “A course that might begin in a face-to-face modality in the fall would likely have to be switched to a virtual format during the term if the serious second wave of the pandemic occurs, as forecast,” Dr. Timothy White, Chancellor for ...
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A Spaniel, a Mute Button and Profound Matters of State

American democracy in the coronavirus era has gone digital or at least more distant, however fitfully and incompletely, as all three branches of government struggle to adapt to a new reality.
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CSU, UC Systems Expect Online Classes To Continue Through Fall Term

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)  – When the fall term starts, students in both the Cal State and University of California systems  will likely still be taking  most of their classes online, officials said Tuesday.
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It’s Time To Relaunch Your Remote Team

Now that workers have learned the basics of working from home, managers need to relaunch their teams in the new reality of how work gets done, advises Tsedal Neeley. [Author: by Tsedal Neeley]
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Elusive Safety: The New Geography of Capital Flows and Risk

Examining motives and incentives behind the growing international flows of US-denominated securities, this study finds that dollar-denominated capital flows are increasingly intermediated by tax haven financial centers and nonbank financial institutions. [Author: by Laura Alfaro, Ester Faia, Ruth Judson, and Tim Schmidt-Eisenlohr]
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Top Science and Health Officials Offer Sobering View of Reopening Readiness

Despite progress on a vaccine, there is no guarantee it will be effective, experts said, and testing and contact tracing are still short of the levels needed.
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CommonBond Review: Student Loan Refinance And Consolidation

If you’re looking for a student loan source offering some of the lowest interest rates available, take a close look at CommonBond. Here's our review. The post CommonBond Review: Student Loan Refinance And Consolidation appeared first on Bible Money Matters and was written by Kevin Mercadante. Copyright © Bible Money Matters - please visit for more great content.
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Microplastics discovered blowing ashore in sea breezes

Finding could help solve mystery of where plastic goes after it leaks into the sea Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of mismanaged waste could be blowing ashore on the ocean breeze every year, according to scientists who have discovered microplastics in sea spray.The study, by researchers at the University of Strathclyde and the Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées at the University of Toulouse, found tiny plastic fragments in sea spray, suggesting they are being ejected by the sea in bubbles. The findings,...
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How Music Unites Us All: Herbie Hancock & Kamasi Washington in Conversation

For the indefinite time being, we live with fear atop anxiety, anxiously looking for order in the past and in the future. But some people with newfound leisure in their coronavirus isolation have returned to what matters to them most here and now, and started to imagine a world no policy proposal can describe. The internet has given us greater and greater access to people who have been doing this all along. Even before the current pandemic, artists like Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington ...
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Homeschooling startup Primer raises $3.7 million seed round led by Founders Fund

As parents across the country are tasked with managing their children’s schooling amid a pandemic, investors are betting on a homeschooling startup that’s aiming to provide parents with services that can simplify the process of giving their kids a tailored education at home. Founder Ryan Delk says his startup Primer is building the “full-stack infrastructure” that parents need to homeschool their kids, an interactive suite of products that he hopes can “make homeschooling a mainstream option for...
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An oath I cannot keep

This week I will be taking the physician’s oath. I am a person who only makes promises I can keep. Thus, I am struggling with committing myself to certain parts of the oath. Reflecting over the last four years of medical school, I can say with certainty that I hated my medical school experience. I […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Monochrome Outfits: How We’re Putting Together Fun Single-Color Looks for Spring

Get ready for brighter days ahead with these cute monochrome looks!
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Changing of the guard at three universities

New vice-chancellors have been appointed at Sefako Makgatho and Fort Hare universities, while the head of Mangosuthu University of Technology has been suspended The post Changing of the guard at three universities appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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16 Ways the World Is Getting Remarkably Better: Visuals by Statistician Hans Rosling

It certainly may not feel like things are getting better behind the anxious veils of our COVID lockdowns. But some might say that optimism and pessimism are products of the gut, hidden somewhere in the bacterial stew we call the microbiome. “All prejudices come from the intestines,” proclaimed noted sufferer of indigestion, Friedrich Nietzsche. Maybe we can change our views by changing our diet. But it’s a little harder to change our emotions with facts. We turn up our noses at them, or find th...
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Radiohead’s “Spectre” Played Against the Title Sequence of the 2015 James Bond Film, Spectre

Commander James Bond, CMG, RNVR — code name 007 — is both cool and uncool. Though hardly a setter of youthful trends, he has always embodied masculine competence and unflappability of a relatively timeless and quintessentially British kind. Thanks to the long-running Bond film series' efforts to gradually increase the character's complexity, the Bond who first appears in Ian Fleming's 1953 novel Casino Royale may at first look simple, even cartoonish to readers of the 21st century. But d...
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Some Internships Canceled, Others Give Students Virtual Experience

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — First classes were canceled and now internships. With the majority of companies still working from home, students are missing out on crucial experience before graduating, but some companies are still finding a way to provide virtual experiences for students. Instead of walking into the office, students like Rebekah Tom are finding a new reason to log online, searching for a virtual internship experience. “It’s exciting and I think, I do kinda feel like that was cut in half a...
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Here’s how Tim Cook and Bill Gates hope to give graduates a boost

Many regular graduation events have been sidelined by the coronavirus pandemic
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5 Ways To Improve The Physical Security Of Your Business

When addressing business security, cybersecurity usually pops to mind first. That makes a lot of sense since cybersecurity threats lurk around every virtual corner these days. But many people neglect the physical security of their business. They focus so much time on keeping their data safe and secure that they don’t even notice an intruder coming through the door until it’s too late. How strong is your organization’s physical infrastructure? Have you taken the necessary precautions to prot...
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University Of California President Wants To End Use Of SAT & ACT In Admissions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The president of the University of California wants to end the use of the SAT and ACT as admission requirements and replace them with a homegrown test, according to a plan released Monday. Janet Napolitano’s five-year plan was submitted in advance of a May 21 Board of Regents meeting where a final decision may be made. She recommended that the regents suspend the current test requirement until 2024 to allow the university to “create a new test that better aligns with the con...
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