AD Scientific Index Ranking: LASUCOM Is Nigeria’s Best College Of Medicine; LASU Second Best State University

From Gazellenews.com The Lagos State University (LASU) continues to receive rave reviews and positive ranking among its counterparts in Nigeria, reports The Gazelle News.com. In the latest AD Scientific Index Ranking, the University excelled on two fronts making it one of the very best in the country.In the […]

14th Matriculation Ceremony of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State.

Press Release Double Perfection It was a bright day, the weather was warm and friendly, students and parents were in a joyful mode to be part of this special occasion where all students are made to undertake the university matriculation oath which signaled their official welcome as bonafide […]

Famous Cornel West Resigns from Harvard

Culled from Daily Mail The famous public intellectual Cornel West has dramatically quit his job at Harvard University following a tenure dispute, accusing the esteemed school of ‘spiritual rot’ and ‘superficial diversity.’ In a resignation letter he shared publicly on Monday night, 68-year-old West slammed Harvard’s administration and […]

UI ranks among best 500 universities in the world, best in Nigeria

University of Ibadan Kazeem Ugbodaga/PM News/UTI The University of Ibadan (UI) has been ranked among the best 500 universities in the world and first in Nigeria. The ranking was carried out by  The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, which ranked more than 1,500 universities across 93 countries and […]

New strategy to strengthen the humanities at University of Oslo (UiO)

University of Oslo Website News/January 21/21. The humanities hold a strong position at UiO. A new strategy for the next ten years will secure and strengthen this position both at the university and in society in general. UiO has an important strength in its academic breadth and the […]

DRONES DELIVERING DURING PANDEMIC

UDNEWS/Article by Adam S. Kamras Illustration by Cindy Dolan February 25, 2021 Award-winning UD PCS program prepares pilots for growing industry Considered to be ahead of their time by playing country rock music in the late 1960s, the Flying Burrito Brothers borrowed their band name from a group of Los Angeles musicians […]

Six KSOM departments make top 10 in NIH funding nationally

Ophthalmology is No. 1 among med schools for the fourth year in a row, while Preventive Medicine is No. 2 By Landon Hall/Keck School News/February 17, 2021 Data on grants awarded from the National Institutes of Health have been released, and the Keck School of Medicine of USC […]

“Heaviest Black Hole Collision” Might be a Boson Star Merger

Chinese University of Hong Kong Release/ 25 Feb 2021 An International Team of Scientists, Including a CUHK Student, Discovers the “Heaviest Black Hole Collision” Might be a Boson Star Merger An international team of scientists led by the Galician Institute of High Energy Physics and the University of […]

Tiwa Akinfeleye Joins University Times International

I am happy and honored to join University Times International as an Intern and a staff today, February 22nd, 2021 under the supervision of Delaware State University’s Dr. Renee Marine, the Program Director, Television Lead, Mass Communications, Visual and Performing Arts and Professor Daniel Awodiya, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher […]

Scientists appeal for calm over new Covid variant in South Africa

 Sarah Boseley/The Guardian  Ravi Gupta, professor of clinical microbiology from Cambridge University, and an honorary professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, has been working on how mutations to the virus are increasing infectivity. There is a need to strike a balance, he said, “between warning […]

Ibidapo Obe, ex-UNILAG VC dies of COVID-19

Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe: dies at 71 Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, former vice-chancellor, University of Lagos, is dead. He was 71 years old. He died today from COVID-19 complications. Ibidapo-Obe, a former President of the Nigeria Academy of Science, attended both Ilesa Grammar School and Igbobi College from 1962 – […]

Prof. Ekanola emerges UI’s acting VC

PMNews/UTI The Senate of the University of Ibadan, UI, voted on Monday and appointed Prof. Adebola Ekanola as the acting Vice Chancellor of the institution for six months. Ekanola, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, polled 275 votes to defeat four other contestants to emerge acting VC. Others are: […]

Harvard Wins Appeals Fight Over Race in College Admissions

Culled from Bloomberg.com/Microsoft News Patricia Hurtado   (Bloomberg) — Harvard University can continue to consider race in its admissions decisions after a federal appeals court ruled that it isn’t discriminating against Asian-Americans.© Bloomberg Demonstrators protest Harvard University’s admission process at Copley Square in Boston in 2018. The U.S. Court of Appeals […]

Nigeria: UNILAG VC Ogundipe restored, Babalakin council sacked

PMNEWS/VTI President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has restored the suspended Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, back to office. He however dissolved the Governing Council of the University, formerly led by Dr. Wale Babalakin. Spokesman of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben-Bem Goong, announced […]

More than 540 UConn students under quarantine due to coronavirus cases

More than 540 students at the University of Connecticut are under quarantine amid increased coronavirus cases on and off campus, the school said. © Provided by NBC News The quarantine began Wednesday morning and affects five residence halls, according to a letter Tuesday from the university’s dean of students. “This […]

ASUU orders members to boycott UI convocation

PM NEWS/Ibukun Emiola /UTI The University of Ibadan (UI) branch of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ordered its members to boycott the 72nd convocation and Foundation day ceremonies of the institution. ASUU-UI Chairman, Ayo Akinwole, said in a statement on Tuesday that the action was in the […]

Professor Ogundipe: I remain the Vice-Chancellor of Unilag.

Unilag Release/VTI Re: Notice to the General Public on the Removal of the Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos by Oladejo Azeez, Esq. The attention of the University of Lagos (Unilag) Management has been drawn to the “Notice to the General Public on the Removal of the Vice Chancellor, University […]

UNILAG: Governing council followed due process to remove Ogundipe – Babalakin

PMNewsNigeria/VTI Pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and chairman of governing council Wale Babalakin has said that due process was followed in the removal of Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as vice-chancellor of the institution. Since Ogundipe’s removal was announced on Wednesday, several bodies have condemned the method used […]

Unilag Alumni Association and Senate Council Take Stand on Unilag VC Crisis

Press Releases At its emergency meeting held on Friday, 14th August, 2020, the Alumni Association of the University of Lagos deliberated on the ongoing imbroglio at the University leading to the decision of the University Governing Council to remove the Vice Chancellor on Wednesday, 12th August, 2020; and […]

Nigerian Dr. Tunde Sotunde is new President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield, North Carolina, USA.

“A man who humbles himself by his own words and actions is destined for greater things.” By Abraham Ariyo, M.D.July 15th, 2020 I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Babatunde Sotayo Sotunde as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective […]

Caleb University First In Nigeria To Resume 2nd Semester Online and On Schedule

Caleb U. News/UTI Caleb University, Africa’s Best Private University in Research and Entrepreneurship Development scored a double when it emerged on last Monday, April 13, as the first Nigerian university to resume on scheduled date and also used the e-learning platform to engage the students amidst the lockdown […]

UC temporarily adjusts admissions requirements in wake of COVID-19

UC Newsroom UC Office of the President | April 1, 2020 The University of California acted March 31 to implement temporary measures which relax undergraduate admissions requirements for students looking to enroll at UC for fall 2020 and future years as applicable. These measures will help mitigate some of […]

Peking University to share COVID-19 expertise with Arab countries

Peking University News/APR . 07 2020 Peking University, April 6, 2020: “We will share China’s experience in fighting against COVID-19 with 400 million people from 22 Arab countries,” Professor Ning Qi, dean of PKU School of Foreign Languages (SFL) and executive vice director of PKU Institute of Area […]

Coronavirus: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Invents Disinfection Machine

PMNews/UTI The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi has invented a disinfection machine to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country. Prof. Muhammad Abdulazeez, Vice-Chancellor of the University disclosed this while speaking at the unveiling of the machine in Bauchi on Tuesday. He explained that the […]

Harvard University Moving Classes Online Amid Coronavirus (HCOVID-19) Concerns

Harvard University Website President Larry Bacow Addresses Harvard University Community March 10, 2020 Dear Members of the Harvard Community, Like all of you, I have been intently following reports of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and considering the many ways in which its future course might alter my life […]

UNILAG employs 100 first class graduates

Unilag Web News The University of Lagos, Akoka has offered employment to no fewer than 100 graduates of the university, who made first class in various fields of studies in the university. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, made the disclosure at a pre convocation news […]

Beyond Pavlov: Artificial intelligence researchers and neurobiologists share data on how we sort our options and make decisions

Harvard University Gazette Science & Technology Zeb Kurth-Nelson (from left), Matthew Botvinick, Naoshige Uchida, and Will Dubney at Google in London./Courtesy of Naoshige Uchida By Clea Simon Harvard Correspondent Researchers have been able to prove that the brain learns from experience since Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov conditioned dogs […]

University of Lagos Wins 2019/2020 CFA Institute Research Challenge National Final

Unilag News Join us in celebrating some students of the University of Lagos who have once again held the University’s name in good light. They are: • Folasade Akinbowale (Department of Finance) • Timileyin Idowu (Department of Economics) • Ataranshe Oluwaseyi (Department of Accounting) • John Oyadougha (Department […]

Freek Vonk appointed endowed professor at VU Amsterdam

UV Amsterdam News The Executive Board of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has appointed the biologist Freek Vonk as its endowed professor of Evolutionary Biochemistry as of 1 February 2020. This chair has been endowed by the Naturalis Biodiversity Center, and is focused on the opportunities offered by natural toxins […]

VU Amsterdam professors’ new protocol for chemists makes more sustainable research possible

VU Amsterdam News A team of theoretical chemists led by Trevor A. Hamlin and Matthias Bickelhaupt from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, has published a step-by-step guide on how to perform the activation strain analysis, which will serve as a “recipe for researchers” who want to analyze and understand […]

Sports Enthusiast and Publisher, Mumini Alao, Bags Doctorate Degree at Unilag Mass Comm.

UTI Unilag Reporters’ Club Sports enthusiast and magazine publisher, Mumini Alo, has completed his doctoral degree program at the premier Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Nigeria. This achievement was announced after the candidate successfully defended his dissertation at the School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Lagos. […]

Free “LabXchange” Science Education Accelerator Launched By Amgen Foundation and Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Harvard U Press Release/January 22 LabXchange by Amgen Foundation and Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences Reimagines the Science Experience for Students around the Globe Purpose-built to Address Educational Barriers with Personalized Instruction Virtual Lab Simulations Help Students Develop the Science Skills Needed to Solve Tomorrow’s Challenges THOUSAND […]

U of T department of astronomy and astrophysics celebrates new name in honour of long-time supporters, the Dunlap family

U of Toronto News It is a historic time for the University of Toronto’s department of astronomy and astrophysics – not only as it approaches its centenary next year, but also as it embraces a new name: the David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics. The new name was […]

U of Toronto launches Iranian Student Memorial Scholarship Fund to honor plane crash victims

U of T News The University of Toronto has launched a new endowed fund, the Iranian Student Memorial Scholarship Fund, to honour the memory of those who died in the tragic crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 in Tehran, Iran. All 176 passengers and crew, including 57 […]

Substances that created hole in ozone may account for half of Arctic warming, U of Toronto researchers find

U of Toronto News The substances responsible for creating a massive hole in the Earth’s ozone layer may account for nearly half of Arctic warming over a 50-year period, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto. The research, published in Nature Climate Change, highlights […]

UTI Campus Reporters’ Club Inaugurated at The University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Kabir Alabi Garba, The University of Lagos The inaugural meeting of the University Times International Campus Reporters’ Club was held recently at The Mass Communication Department of the University of Lagos. The core members of the club comprise four Ph.D. students and five undergraduate students, who are mainly […]

University of London Conducts Annual Symposium On Open and Distance Learning In Nigeria

University of London News Release Hosted in Abuja, the latest in a series of annual symposia drew 65 Directors of ODL plus the Nigerian National Universities Commission’s senior leadership team. Nigeria, in common with many countries, faces a major challenge in the provision of higher education to its […]

University of Delaware Blue Hens Fall to Northeastern, 72-62

University of Delaware Blue Hens NEWARK, Del. – Third quarter woes hindered the Blue Hens Sunday afternoon as Delaware fell to Northeastern, 72-62, at the Bob Carpenter Center. The two teams finished the first and second quarters with the same amount of points before the Huskies outscored the […]

DSU’s Dr. Raymond Tutu coauthors book on Ghana/Uganda migration

Delaware State University News Dr. Tutu, chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Delaware State University, has co-authored a book on “Migration, Social Capital, and Health: Insights from Ghana and Uganda.” According to Dr. Tutu, the book is the first scientific publication focusing on the African […]

U. Texas Twin Astronomer Probes ‘DNA’ of Twin Stars to Reveal Family History of the Milky Way

UT News Astronomer Keith Hawkins (left), an assistant professor at UT Austin, is pictured with twin brother Kevin Hawkins. Credit: Rob Hardin AUSTIN, Texas — Twin stars appear to share chemical “DNA” that could help scientists map the history of the Milky Way galaxy, according to new research […]

UMD to Lead $175M Institute on Planet-People Interaction

University of Maryland/TERP News by Chris Carroll | Illustration by Margaret Hall The University of Maryland will host a new cooperative research institute to expand our understanding of how the atmosphere, ocean, land and biosphere components of Earth interact with each other and with human activities in a […]

University of Ghana to Host Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games

University of Ghana News The University of Ghana will host the 2020 edition of Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) games, from 3rd January to 19th January 2020 About 2000 athletes from 11 different Universities will be participating during the 26th GUSA GAMES at the University of Ghana.

‘DNA time capsule’ reveals birthplace of modern humans–The University of Sydney, Australia Study

The University of Sydney News Findings pinpoint the homeland of modern humans: Southern Africa A landmark study led by Sydney researchers pinpoints the birthplace of modern humans in southern Africa and suggests how climate change may have driven the first migrations. A Sydney-led study has found that the […]

BLACK HEALTH MATTERS: Emory alumni create social justice organization to reduce racialized health disparities

Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health | Rollins Magazine | Fall 2019 It started with T-shirts. Saddened by the recurring reports of police violence against black people and inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter movement, Paulah Wheeler 16MPH designed shirts emblazoned with the words “Black Health Matters.” She had them […]

Awosika – Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Bags OAU Doctor of Business Management Degree

OAU News/UTI 14 December 2019 | Written by OAU. At its 44th Convocation ceremony on December 14, 2019, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria conferred honorary Doctor of Business Management Degree (DBM Honoris Causa) on Mrs Ibukunoluwa Abiodun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Founder/CEO, The Chair Centre Group. […]

Winter Universiade 2019 spirit stays strong in Siberia with torches and commemorative medals

11 December 2019 | in Winter Universiade KRASNOYARSK, RUSSIAN FEDERATION – In order to firmly preserve the memory of the Winter Universiade 2019 for future times, torches, images, symbols and memorabilia are now finding a final resting place with the organizations and places that actively participated in the […]

Get ready for the 2020 World University Championships season

07 December 2019 | in FISU World University Championships LAUSANNE – In exactly three months, the 2020 World University Championships seasonwill kick off with the Cross-Country Championship in Marrakech on 7 March 2020. It promises to be a long, action-packed season with 29 events dotted through the year, concluding […]

DSU Holds In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

Isaiah Williams While meeting CDC and state Covid-19 guidelines, Delaware State University honors its 2020 and 2021 G.A.E.S graduates with a proper send off after such a traumatic year and a half. In 2020 we were hit with an unexpected global pandemic and it shook up everyone’s world […]

First African Super Computer Launches in Morrocco

Jasper Herman/University of Morocco Mohammed VI Polytechnic University has launched the African Supercomputing Center that aims to boost Africa’s research capacities. Rabat – Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) has officially launched its new datacenter that hosts Africa’s most powerful supercomputer. The new entity at UM6P will provide high […]

University of Bern, Switzerland wants to be climate neutral by 2025

University of Bern, News Release The University of Bern has set itself the goal of becoming a climate-neutral institution by 2025 in all areas in which it has a direct influence. This ambitious goal is not only a necessity for the University of Bern due to continued unchecked […]

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