COVID-19: Internet speed, connectivity emerging as challenges in holding online classes, says DU professors

“There are many students who come from resettlement colonies or who stay in a single room with many other family members. It is not possible for such students to attend online classes,” he said, adding the university has 60 per cent ad-hoc teachers, many of whom also do not stay in the best of conditions, […]

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

Before I bring you this week’s updates, I must share that we have learned that a member of our faculty has been confirmed as positive for COVID-19. They were traveling in Europe and developed symptoms March 19 after they returned. They have been at home since returning to the U.S. and have not been on […]

Let’s applaud Halberg winner Israel Adesanya, not single out MMA for macho posturing

When I read Martin van Beynen’s recent article criticising Israel Adesanya’s well-deserved Halberg award, I rolled my eyes. Singling out the MMA industry for macho posturing is wilfully ignoring the countless bad examples we see in the media from participants of all sports. These are cultural issues, not Mixed Martial Arts ones. If we don’t […]

British chemist in China inspires future scientists

In 2018, the affable Evans started producing videos of himself doing science experiments at Beijing University of Chemical Technology, where he’s been teaching for 24 years. Much to his surprise, they became a viral hit, receiving tens of millions of views.

Tripura to give Rs 35,000 monthly allowance to 8,882 teachers who lost jobs

State education minister Ratan Lal Nath said the apex court made it clear that they cannot be recruited in posts of teachers, so the state government made a plea to the apex court to recruit them in non-teaching and non-technical posts. PTI JOY BDC BDC

Coronavirus outbreak | JEE-Advanced test postponed

The JEE (Advanced) is used by the 23 IITs in the country to offer admissions to the undergraduate courses leading to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor’s-Master’s Dual Degree in Engineering, Science or Architecture.

Coronavirus outbreak | CBSE to give 10 days notice for rescheduled board exams

For students in Classes 9 and 11 who could not write their year-end examination, promotion will be based on internal assessments which have already been conducted, including project work, periodic tests and term examinations. Remedial interventions, including online or offline tests, may be offered to those students who do not qualify for promotion, said the […]

UC Davis 10 Finalists In Abbreviated Grad Slam

In addition, Global Affairs presented its Global Education for All designation to Hussain and Kasemsap for their exploration of globally relevant research topics. Global Education for All is a campus goal that aims to provide 100 percent of undergraduate, graduate and professional students with global learning opportunities that change their lives and our world.