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Connecticut, Maryland, Ohio Graded ‘D’ for Data Quality, COVID Tracking Project Says

admin/ March 21 2020

 

Three states out of the total 50 being tracked by the COVID Tracking Project have been given the letter grade of “D” for data tracking quality.

Connecticut, Maryland and Ohio are the only states to get this grade. Of the other states, 27 are graded “A,” 17 are graded “B” and three are graded “C.”

The COVID Tracking Project is a hand-crafted data-tracking website that...

Maryland Introduces Bill to Make Ransomware Possession Illegal

Maryland Introduces Bill to Make Ransomware Possession Illegal

admin/ January 29 2020

Maryland Democrat, State Senator State Sen. Susan C. Lee introduced bill SB30, which would make possession of ransomware illegal. The bill was carefully written to make ransomware illegal in the case of malintent, but not to harm security researchers who study the malware.

SB30 makes possession of ransomware a crime

Last May, the city of Baltimore made nation-...

Baltimore Ravens employee Chad Steele has ‘coolest’ assignment at Super Bowl

Baltimore Ravens employee Chad Steele has ‘coolest’ assignment at Super Bowl

admin/ January 27 2020

Baltimore Ravens employee Chad Steele has ‘coolest’ assignment at Super Bowl

After every Super Bowl, all...

New Rule in USA to Allow Passengers to Bring Pet Animals on Flight

New Rule in USA to Allow Passengers to Bring Pet Animals on Flight

admin/ January 22 2020

The days of passengers bringing rabbits, turtles and birds on planes as emotional-support animals could be ending.

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed that only specially trained dogs qualify as service animals, which must be allowed in the cabin at no charge. Airlines could let passengers bring other animals on board, but hefty fees would apply.

Airlines...

Maryland Bill Would End Warrantless Stingray Spying, Take on Federal Surveillance State

Maryland Bill Would End Warrantless Stingray Spying, Take on Federal Surveillance State

admin/ January 21 2020

Maryland Bill Would End Warrantless Stingray Spying, Take on Federal Surveillance State...

Michigan State University Considering Giving Students Election Day Off

admin/ January 20 2020

 

Michigan State University could implement a new “fall break” that would give students Election Day off.

Under the proposed break, classes would be canceled on Monday, November 2 and Tuesday, November 3, which is Election Day.

University President Samuel Stanley said in a December newsletter that he is working with Provost Teresa Sullivan on planning a “pilot fall break”...

Auburn University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week to feature speakers, service opportunities

admin/ January 19 2020

Auburn University will offer several campus-wide events and service opportunities as part of its Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week Jan. 20-24.

The theme for this year’s celebration is “Reclaiming the Dream: A New Vision For the Future.” The week will kick off with a breakfast featuring keynote speaker civil rights activist Bernard Lafayette. The event will take place at 7:30 a.m....

Baltimore state’s attorney blasts police union’s ‘political rhetoric’ after video shows mob attacking officer

admin/ January 18 2020

Loudoun County Virginia, Criminal, DUI, Divorce, Family law, Real Estate, and Personal Injury Lawyers.

Baltimore’s state’s attorney, Marilyn Mosby, took aim at the city’s police union Saturday after union officials condemned a violent attack Friday night against a city police officer.

Mosby accused the police union of “fanning the very flames...

Additional charge filed in threats to Maryland synagogue

admin/ January 16 2020

BALTIMORE (AP) – A man who prosecutors say made threatening telephone calls to a Maryland synagogue is facing an additional charge.

The office of the U.S. Attorney in Maryland said a federal grand jury on Thursday returned a superseding indictment against Stephen Lyle Orback. Prosecutors accuse him of making multiple telephone calls to an employee of a synagogue in Owings Mills,...

Howard University Awarded Massive Collection of African-American Art Valued at $2.5M

admin/ January 16 2020

Howard University has been gifted an extensive collection of African-American art and sculptures valued at $2.5 million.

The historically Black institution, based in Washington, D.C., announced the donation late last week, along with an endowed chair honoring renowned scholar, activist and former HU professor Dr. Ronald W. Walters.

Howard...

How a University Took on the Textbook Industry

admin/ October 24 2019

HOUSTON — On the third floor of a bank building near Rice University, the future of higher education is being written.

Or at least, edited.

Perched in lime green desk chairs, dozens of employees of OpenStax work here to transform physics, calculus and psychology materials into digital textbooks that students can study at no cost.

This kind of free online textbook was novel...

Here’s What Baltimore’s Lawsuit Against Energy Companies Could Mean for Future Climate Cases

admin/ October 24 2019

The Baytown Exxon gas refinery in Baytown, TX.Benjamin Lowy/Getty

A court case between the city of Baltimore and a group of energy companies will be permitted to continue after the Supreme Court earlier this week rejected the latter’s attempt to freeze the case. The litigation, which the city initiated in 2018, alleges that the energy companies are liable “for their direct emissions...

Woman Graduates From the University Where She Was Abandoned as a Baby » Mortgage Masters Group

admin/ October 17 2019

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    How To Write A Letter Of Appeal To A University

    admin/ October 12 2019

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    Edinburgh University Recalls Students Studying In Egypt After Two Detained

    admin/ October 12 2019

    Edinburgh University has recalled all of its students studying abroad in Egypt after two were detained during their stay. 

    Nine students have returned from the north African nation amid fears for their welfare.

    A spokesperson for the university said the pair, who were studying in the capital city of Cairo, were detained by authorities.  

    The pair have since been released...

    ‘Devastating.’ Latina Professor and University Officials Respond to Students Burning Book About White Privilege

    admin/ October 11 2019

    On Wednesday night, students at Georgia Southern University (GSU) ripped and burned copies of a Latina author’s book about a woman of color navigating life at a predominately white university. The burning happened after Jennine Capó Crucet, author of Make Your Home Among Strangers and a professor at the University of Nebraska, spoke at the university about the book and her personal experiences...

    University students ‘cheated’ by rise in unfinished housing

    admin/ October 3 2019

    Destiny is feeling cheated and angry.

    She is one of about 250 students at the University of Portsmouth left in the lurch when their accommodation was not finished in time for the new term.

    Instead of a glossy new room, she has been stuck temporarily in a hotel, away from other students – and with no cooking facilities she’s had to live on take-...

    A.C.E is finally coming back to the USA with their second tour!

    admin/ October 3 2019

    A.C.E returning to the U.S with the UNDER COVER tour

    This winter South Korean boy band A.C.E is coming back with their newly announced tour A.C.E CONCERT [UNDERCOVER: AREA US].

    The tour will kick off in Chicago on December 1; and in the span of three weeks, the members of the band will meet their fans in a total of 10 different cities all across the United...

    University group lists Holocaust victims ... except Jews

    admin/ October 3 2019

    (THE JC) The University College Union (UCU) has apologised after it left out Jews from a description of the different groups murdered in the Holocaust, an omission the chief executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust called “completely unacceptable”.

    The UCU had sent out an e-mail to branch and local association secretaries, in which chapters of the union were encouraged to observe...

    Michael Brown on Federal Judge Rebukes University for Its ‘Ludicrous’ Anti-Christian Discrimination

    admin/ October 3 2019

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    In July 2018, the University of Iowa and its officials restricted from their campus InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (ICF), along with some other religious groups. This was because ICF had the audacity to require that its campus group leaders were Christians.

    Last week, “A federal court ruled University of Iowa officials must pay out of their own...

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