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A university librarian made this song about their Library Takeout system and it’s way too good

Duke librarian Jamie Keesecker (who goes by MicrOpaqu3) made this song about their Library Takeout system and it’s way better than it has any right to be. Apparently Keesecker has actually been making music for more than 17 years but decided to go into…librarianing intstead. Keesecker started making music as a teenager, when a friend…

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University of Georgia fraternity self-suspends after racist messages surface

A University of Georgia fraternity self-suspended its operations over the weekend after racist messages from a chapter group messaging app were posted to Twitter.Screenshots of the offensive messages pulled from a private GroupMe for the school’s Lambda Chi Alpha chapter were posted Saturday evening by an African American student at the university who said some…

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Boston University teacher killed in elevator accident

Boston Police have identified the woman who was killed in an elevator accident in an apartment building as a teacher at Boston University. Officers found 38-year-old Carrie O’Connor in the elevator on the first floor of a building in the city’s Allston neighborhood, CBS Boston reports. O’Connor was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said…

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Michigan university drops building name linked to KKK member

Michigan State University trustees have changed the name of a campus building after determining that a man with a long record of public service was a member of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920sSeptember 11, 2020, 3:36 PM• 2 min readEAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University trustees unanimously changed the name of a…

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University of Wisconsin-Madison restricts student movement after coronavirus surge

Following a surge of coronavirus cases, the University of Wisconsin-Madison announced Monday that undergraduate students must restrict in-person interactions to “essential activities.”The directive came little more that a week after classes began as the university reported a sharp increase in new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard. Out of the…

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University Police Searching for Teens Who Damaged Bus After Being Denied Entry for Not Having Masks

University of Maryland’s campus police are working to identify the group of teenagers who allegedly damaged a school-operated shuttle bus last week, according to a recent report by WUSA9, a news station licensed to Washington, D.C.The outlet’s report included a letter from the shuttle bus driver to University of Maryland’s administration, which WUSA9 obtained through…

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University of Utah to Furlough Entire Athletic Department amid Pandemic

Rick Bowmer/Associated PressThe University of Utah will furlough its entire athletic department because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to athletic director Mark Harlan, who discussed the situation with ESPN 700 radio’s Bill Riley on Friday.Both football coach Kyle Whittingham and men’s basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak will be subject to the furloughs, per Harlan (h/t ESPN’s Kyle Bonagura): “Anyone…

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University of California Can No Longer Use ACT, SAT Scores in Admissions Process, Judge Rules

( smolaw11/Getty Images) The University of California system can no longer consider ACT and SAT tests in admissions or scholarship decisions, a judge ruled Monday, saying the testing disadvantages applicants with disabilities.  Alameda County Superior Court Judge Brad Seligman issued the preliminary injunction on Monday, acknowledging arguments that students with disabilities would have difficulty taking…

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University of Staffordshire recruits robots to get more out of its people

University staff were bogged down with administrative work, but will now have time to be creative By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 28 Aug 2020 17:00 The University of Staffordshire is using software robots to automate processes across the organisation as part of its digital transformation. After horizon scanning and fact finding,…

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How the University of Arizona used No. 2 to solve its No. 1 problem

The University of Arizona made a bold claim this week: It stopped a coronavirus outbreak before it started.Universities around the U.S. have struggled with outbreaks as they attempt to start the fall semester. But at the Likins Hall dorm, just across the street from the University of Arizona’s recreation center, two students were found to…