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LA County tops 22,000 coronavirus deaths; MIS-C spreads to 116 children

Los Angeles County reported 1,823 new cases of COVID-19 and 98 additional deaths on Saturday, March 6, along with 16 additional cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, bringing the total cases of MIS-C in L.A. County to 116 children, including one child death. The number of coronavirus patients in L.A. County hospitals has fallen to 1,176, according to state health officials, with 361 in intensive care. That’s a huge drop from the peak of the winter surge in early January, when t...
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Three Alabama professors on leave over racially insensitive Halloween pictures

Students demand terminations over photos from 2014USA president announces independent investigationThree professors at the University of South Alabama have been placed on leave over racially insensitive Halloween photos, the university said. Related: Rochester police officer off streets after pepper-spraying woman with toddler Continue reading...
Tags: Protest, Education, Race, Alabama, World news, US news, American Civil War, Rochester, US education, US universities, University of South Alabama


Q&A Sessions: ‘SA cannot address racism because it is a racist polity’ — Joel Modiri

UP’s youngest professor talks to Nicolene de Wee about racism, hate speech and youth empowerment, as well as his love of good wine and Afro-Cuban jazz The post Q&A Sessions: ‘SA cannot address racism because it is a racist polity’ — Joel Modiri appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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‘It is so hard being a black and broke’: How access to NSFAS funding involves privilege, luck

Thousands of students are anxiously awaiting for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme to respond to their funding applications as registration at institutions draws to a close The post ‘It is so hard being a black and broke’: How access to NSFAS funding involves privilege, luck appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Higher Education, University Funding, Universities, Privilege, Openaccess, UKZN, Ufs, Top Six, Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command, South Africa (country, Fees Must Fall, National Student Financial Aid Scheme, NSFAS, Andile Nongogo, LLB


3 ways technology can help close the education gap between rural and urban students

There can be a wide education gap between rural and urban school students. Marko Geber/Getty Images Kellogg School professor Nicola Bianchi says technology can help close the education gap between rural and urban students. A computer-assisted learning program tested in rural China showed students moving away from agriculture jobs to cognitive-skilled jobs. Technology-based education that's supervised in person is most likely to yield positive results. Visit the Business section of Insider ...
Tags: Technology, Students, Education, China, Trends, Strategy, Beijing, Shanghai, Nordic, Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Kellogg School, Bianchi, Katie Gilbert, Contributor, Chinese Ministry of Education


America's oldest college debate society votes to strip Ted Cruz of a prestigious Princeton honor for public service

Princeton University's American Whig-Cliosophic Society has voted to rescind its highest honor from Sen. Ted Cruz Getty Images Princeton's American Whig-Cliosphic Society voted to strip Sen. Ted Cruz of a public service award. Society members voted 37-32 in favor of rescinding the honor, The Daily Princetonian reported. Cruz is facing criticism for his role in the insurrection on January 6 and an ill-timed Cancun trip. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. America's o...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Education, College, Senate, America, Trends, Society, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, News UK, Princeton, Cruz, Trump, Cancun


My Go-To Test Anxiety Tips to Survive Exam Week with Minimal Stress

Giving myself a break for writing the date.
Tags: College, Mental Health, Midterms, Exams, Studying, Academics, College Life, Final exams


MI5 involvement in drone project revealed in paperwork slip-up

Exclusive: Document produced by university cited agency as secret funder of researchFor an agency devoted to secrecy and surveillance, it is an embarrassing slip-up. An inadvertent disclosure on a university document has revealed that MI5 is partly behind what was meant to be a covert bug and drone research project.Ostensibly, Imperial College’s research was to create a quadcopter system for charging remote agricultural sensors – but MI5’s participation has emerged because somebody involved stat...
Tags: Technology, Education, UK News, Higher Education, UK security and counter-terrorism, MI5, Espionage, Imperial College London, Drones (non-military, Ostensibly Imperial College



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