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Other athletes from Clemson University, employees tested positive for COVID-19, school official says

LAST MONTH. CLEMSON SPORTSMEN SHORTLY RELEASING THEIR LATEST ROUND OF CORONAVIRUS DATA, THE NUMBER OF POSITIVE CASES SEEING A HUGE DROP UNDER THEIR SPORTSMEN ON CAMPUS. In the past two weeks, CLEMSON has identified six positive cases from 292 additional tests, which corresponds to a POSITIVITY RATE of approximately 2%. THESE FIGURES, A DROP FROM THE 19 POSITIVE RESULTS TWO …

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University of Sheffield scientists say rock dust could trap carbon

The process known as increased weathering of rock involves applying gravel to the ground. When silicate or carbonate minerals dissolve in the dust in the rainwater, carbon dioxide is drawn from the atmosphere into the solution to form bicarbonate ions. The bicarbonate ions are finally washed off into the ocean, where they form carbonate minerals and store their carbon indefinitely. …

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Malala Yousafzai quits Oxford University and says it’s time for “Netflix, Reading, and Sleeping”.

22-year-old Yousafzai tweeted early Friday morning to say that she had finished her studies. “It is difficult to express my joy and gratitude when I have finished my philosophy, politics and economics in Oxford,” she wrote. “I don’t know what’s in front of me. For the moment it will be Netflix, read and sleep.” She also shared two photos – …

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‘Hey Reb’ statue removed from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Looking back mascot

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, took a statue of its Rebels team mascot on Tuesday after complaints from an Indian student association and nationwide protests against systemic racism sparked by George Floyd’s death. “Hey Reb!” had welcomed visitors to the UNLV’s Tam Alumni Center since 2007 before it was suddenly taken away on Tuesday. Despite the name of the …

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John C. Calhoun: NFL stars urge Clemson University to cut ties to former US vice president who owns slaves

Clemson University was built on the plantation of former Vice President Calhoun. Calhoun, known for defending slavery and owning about 80 slaves himself, has become a controversial name on Clemson’s campus, where he is consistently used as the school’s Honors College name. And many have enough. Last week, a Clemson student started a change.org petition calling for the renaming of …

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Cambridge University will hold its lectures online next year

LONDON – Cambridge was the first British university on Tuesday to put all lectures for the coming academic year online. This underscores the far-reaching changes the coronavirus is making to higher education institutions around the world. The 800-year-old university said in a statement that “it is likely that social distancing will continue to be required in the next academic year, …

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According to Mark Emmert, the NCAA will not prescribe a uniform return to university sports

The NCAA will not mandate or monitor a unified return to university sports, said NCAA President Mark Emmert on Tuesday, leaving decisions about start dates to government officials and university presidents. College athletics came to a halt in mid-March when the NCAA canceled the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments and all remaining winter and spring championships due to the increasing …

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The head of the Georgia university system says layoffs may be necessary

Layoffs and vacations could be necessary to meet the state’s new budgetary requirements, the Chancellor of the Georgia university system wrote in a letter to the faculty and staff on Friday. Governor Brian Kemp’s budget office and state lawmakers told state agencies, including the university system, that they should plan to spend approximately $ 3.5 billion on their budgets in …

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