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China seeks to cement ties in Europe

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Chinese President Xi Jinping aims to strengthen relations in Europe, a traditional stronghold of support for the United States, as a buffer against fragile Sino-American relations, analysts say. Xi met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last…

UC adopts recommendations for responsible use of artificial intelligence

Read the report Responsible Artificial Intelligence: Recommendations to Guide the University of California’s Artificial Intelligence Strategy University of California President Michael V. Drake, MD, has adopted a set of recommendations to guide the safe and responsible deployment of artificial intelligence…

The infrastructure bill will not be enough to bridge the digital divide – GCN

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW The infrastructure bill will not be enough to bridge the digital divide By Sampak Garg October 18, 2021 The digital divide – the gap in broadband access between rich and poor, urban and rural – is one of…

As colleges grapple with colonial roots, should some campus statues fall? – University time

Although largely attributed to Oriel College, Oxford, the Rhodes Must Fall movement has its roots at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The student-led campaign, conceived in March 2015, sparked debate about the relevance of immortalizing individual colonial figureheads…

Open houses are back – see when you can visit NJ college campuses

Proof of COVID vaccination or a negative test is required, but that hasn’t stopped hundreds of potential students and their families from heading to the Montclair State University campus earlier this month to the institution’s first face-to-face open house since…

These are the most sought after majors in the world

If you are one of the super competitive kids looking to gain admission into one of the most envious programs offered at some of the most prestigious institutes in the world, here are some details on some of the most…

Experts call for a more holistic approach to higher education

At a forum held at East China Normal University in Shanghai on Oct. 15, educators called for a more holistic perspective in higher education, as students now face a more interconnected world. The forum on cooperation between higher education institutions…

Rutgers hosts conference on “Broke: The Racial Consequences of Underfunding Public Universities”

The Rutgers Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement and the Eagleton Institute of Politics co-hosted a talk about virtual book Thursday to discuss “Broke: The Racial Consequences of Underfunding Public Universities”. The books co-authors Laura Hamilton, professor and president…

In memoriam: Gertrude Forte

Gertrude “Trudy” Forte, former editor of the Journal of Lipid Research and leading lipoprotein researcher, died on June 9. She was 84 years old. Forte was born on February 25, 1937 in Wayne, Pennsylvania. According to her Berkeley Lab obituary,…