LASU denies involvement in former SU aspirant’s death

… Tributes keep flowing over the deceased By Opeyemi Babalola Tributes and a series of controversial reactions have continued to trail the death of the graduate of the Lagos State University (LASU), Yusuf Nurudeen Alowonle, alias Omomeewa, who was reportedly shot dead on Wednesday by some yet-to-be-identified gunmen near the school main gate in Ojo, Lagos. University Times International gathered that the former Lagos State University students’ union presidential aspirant was allegedly shot dead at about 10 pm on Wednesday while in company of a Senior Assistant Registrar, Waheed Majekodunmi,…

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Carnegie Mellon Graduate Brian Khoury Appears in NFL Preseason Game for New England

Carnegie Mellon University 2017 graduate Brian Khoury became the first Tartan under the direction of 36-year head coach Rich Lackner to appear in a NFL game. On Thursday, August 12, Khoury made his NFL debut as a long snapper when the Patriots hosted the Washington Football Team.

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Buhari reappoints Oloyede as JAMB Registrar, Rasheed, Bobboyi also reappointed

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The President also approved the reappointment of Prof Abubakar Rasheed as Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission(NUC) for another five years and Hamid Bobboyi as Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission(UBEC) for a second term of four years.

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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 revealed a litany of personal and professional complaints. ‘How sad it is to see our beloved Harvard Divinity School in such decline and decay,’ he wrote in the letter. ‘The disarray of a scattered curriculum, the disenchantment of talented yet deferential faculty,…

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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 in more ways than one can image — instantly changing everyone’s day-to-day plans. Despite the changes that the global pandemic brought upon us, Delaware State University has done a great job adjusting to CDC’s and State Covid -19 guidelines to keep everything…

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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 performance computing (HPC) to boost research on the African continent.https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?gdpr=0&client=ca-pub- UM6P on Friday launched its new African Supercomputing Center (ASCC) in partnership with the University of Cambridge and technology firms Dell and Intel. The ASCC aims to provide resources for vital research…

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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 warming, but also a question of credibility, as it is one of the world’s most recognized research institutions in climate change research. The Federal Council has decided that starting in 2050 Switzerland, on the whole, should no longer emit greenhouse gas emissions…

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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 regions. The ranking is based on 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across four areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. This year’s ranking analysed more than 80 million citations across over 13 million research publications and included survey…

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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 who had been gathering for jam sessions. More than 50 years later, it might be the perfect time to borrow – but more appropriately apply – the Flying Burrito Brothers moniker once again. While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a…

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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 has six departments in the top 10 in their respective fields. KSOM’s Ophthalmology Department is again ranked No. 1 among medical schools in the country. Preventive Medicine, which has covered a wide variety of research topics in recent years and has opened a new COVID-19…

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