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Colleges Resume In-Person Classes Amid Omicron

Colleges across the country that are turning to distance education and delaying the start of the spring semester may have grabbed the headlines, but they are in the minority. The vast majority of institutions are returning to in-person learning as…

Reviews | Mental health on college campuses amid Covid

For the publisher: Re “The fast-spreading variant has campuses fearing a mental health crisis” (news article, December 23): I am the parent of a sophomore at Dartmouth where three freshmen committed suicide in the 2020-21 school year. I totally agree…

Mark Patton: After a lifetime of assists, Kelly Barsky ready to lead UCSB athletics | Sports

Lake Winnipesaukee was Kelly Barsky’s childhood playground. She grew up near Alton Bay, the sword-shaped cove that stabs four miles beyond the southeast edge of New Hampshire’s largest body of water. However, she did not know anything about the place…

Racial Inequality in California: What Can the State Do with $ 31 Billion? | State and regional

California is a state of contrasts. On the one hand, it has a budget surplus of $ 31 billion from the earnings of the rich, allowing it to spend record amounts on schools and health care. On the other hand,…

2022 Business and Economics Universities

The best of the best Choosing a good university can be a difficult challenge. Choosing the one that’s right for you is even more daunting. It’s easy to get lost in the multitude of reviews and ratings online, some of…

How the effect of anti-Muslim prejudices on campus is hurting student education

(RNS) – For Amna Omar, a recent graduate of San Diego State University, the worst moment came during her freshman year, when a class discussion about religion turned to Islam . A student singled out Omar, telling him that she…

The bay area omicron wave is underway. Here’s what to expect in the coming weeks

The omicron outbreak has started in the Bay Area, but this fifth wave of COVID is unlikely to unfold like any of the previous – and now very familiar – roller coaster models of the 2-year pandemic. Health experts predict…

Snow Sciences | TahoeDailyTribune.com

For 75 years, the Central Sierra Snow Lab has been studying the Sierra Nevada snowpack Longtime (and now retired) director Randall Osterhuber of the CSSL measures the snowpack at the Donner Pass field site. Photo / Central Sierra Snow Lab…

Snehendu Kar | Death notice | news-gazette.com

CHAMPAIGN – Dr Snehendu Bikash Kar, 89, from Champaign died at 7:07 p.m. on Monday, December 13, 2021, at the Carle Foundation hospital in Urbana. After an increasingly complex set of health complications, he passed away comfortably with his family…

Qatar built a literal city for education

A view of the city of education in Qatar. Derek newton Education is a competitive business. We can wonder if this should be the case, and there are many reasons why we would all be better off if it wasn’t….