Category: North America

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stanford U: Inaugural AI research grants advance transformational projects in education, health care and government

Stanford Release/AUGUST 6, 2020 The Hoffman-Yee Research Grant Program seeks to harness artificial intelligence to build a better future for humanity.BY STACY PEÑAThe Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) today announced six inaugural recipients of the Hoffman-Yee Research Grant Program, a multiyear initiative to invest in research that leverages […]

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 […]

Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over rule that strips visas from international students

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the Trump administration over guidelines that would strip international students of their visas if their coursework was entirely online as the U.S. was still reeling with the coronavirus pandemic.© Provided by NBC News The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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