William Wolf, Former Drama Desk President, Dies of Coronavirus Complications at 94

Wolf taught at NYU since the early 1970s, and his interviews with show business luminaries, from Charlie Chaplin to Ingmar Bergman, are housed in the William Wolf Film and Theater Interview Collection at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

London NHS trust becomes the first to record 100 coronavirus deaths as data shows 130 hospital bodies have now confirmed fatalities and EVERY area of England is now affected

Mr Harvey’s death follows that of GP Dr Habib Zaidi, 76, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex; consultant Amged El-Hawrani, 55, of Burton, surgeon Dr Adil El Tayar, 63, of Hereford, and Dr Alfa Saadu who had been working at Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

Andover Coronavirus Update: 11 Confirmed Cases

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Pakistani school attackers ‘were told to kill soldiers’ after massacre of pupils

Even public and media outrage at the attempt to kill the schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai in 2012 soon dissipated after rightwing clerics who share the TTP’s desire to see Pakistan turned into a strict sharia state questioned whether the movement was really responsible.

UC Davis: Checking In With Chancellor May: We Are Resilient

Amendment to policy (effective immediately) — The Academic Senate is exempting spring quarter 2020 units from this one-third calculation; spring units will not be calculated in the numerator (P/NP units taken) or the denominator (total units taken) of the one-third maximum. The College of Letters and Science and the College of Engineering, which have stricter […]

UC Davis: Checking In With Chancellor May

Along with a good laptop, you need good WiFi — and we’ve compiled resources and tips for you — including information about several companies that announced plans to offer free internet service for 60 days to households with students whose instruction has moved online. If you’re staying around campus, remember most buildings will be locked […]

In Merced, some are bewildered by Newsom’s high-speed-rail decision

About 6 miles from campus in downtown Merced, the old farming community, with a historic theater and the famed Tioga Hotel where President John F. Kennedy once stayed, boasts several blocks of restaurants and shops. While business is often slow, a new live-performance venue and boutique inn are in the works with the hope of […]

UC Davis Faculty Move Courses Online Across Campus

Making plans Even before the chancellor’s message about spring quarter, Assistant Professor Katerina Ziotopoulou, in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, polled her incoming students. Spring quarter she is teaching ECI 171 “Soil Mechanics” and ECI 115 “Computer Methods for Civil Engineers,” and she wanted to get a sense of the basics: Does everyone […]

Federal broadband stimulus should be guided by state experience

Some states are combining increased broadband access with other policy priorities: West Virginia, for example, established the Broadband Enhancement Council in 2017 to integrate the state’s broadband initiatives into a larger economic development agenda. This approach allowed the state to use federal Community Development Block Grants and Appalachian Regional Commission grants — both meant to […]

Shortlist for V&A Museum in Dundee unveiled

Lesley Knox, who headed the jury deciding on the shortlist, said: “The high quality and wide variety of the shortlist will enable the partners to create a building which will not only be part of the transformation of Dundee’s waterfront but also be a landmark for visitors from Scotland and all over the world.”