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Live updates for coronavirus: University students may have deliberately hired COVID-19 to sell plasma

Brigham Young University-Idaho said the reports were “deeply troubled”. Last updated: October 14, 2020 at 12:58 p.m. ET Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSend this article via email A novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 1 million people worldwide. Over 38.1 million people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus. …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Florida State University President Tests Positive Days After Attending Soccer Game

The Green Bay Packers announced Tuesday that they would play without fans at historic Lambeau Field indefinitely this season as Wisconsin sees a surge in coronavirus cases. Since September 5, when the NFL season began, the state has recorded 48,847 new cases of the koroan virus, according to the state health department. The state’s 7-day average for percent positive tests …

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Hungary has violated EU law by ousting the university, says the European Court of Justice

By Nick ThorpeBBC News, Budapest Image rightsGetty Images Image descriptionThe “Lex-CEU” 2017 meant an end to most of the activities of the University in Budapest The European Supreme Court has ruled that Hungary violated EU law when educational rules forced a university in Budapest to move most of its activities abroad. The 2017 law focused on foreign universities, but highlighted …

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Coronavirus in Europe: The UK and France have seen the most daily cases since the pandemic began, as university outbreaks are linked to parties

The French health authorities reported 16,096 new Covid-19 cases within 24 hours. In France, a total of 31,511 people have died from coronavirus and 497,237 cases have been reported. The UK reported 6,634 new cases, bringing its total confirmed cases to 416,363, Public Health England (PHE) tweeted. “This is the highest number recorded and a strong warning to all of …

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University of California Admits 64 Students via More Qualified Applicants: NPR

The UC Berkeley campus will be vacant on July 22nd. The University of California has enrolled at least 64 students through more qualified applicants based on students’ connections with university staff or donors, according to a California audit released Tuesday. Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Hide label Toggle labeling Justin Sullivan / Getty Images The UC Berkeley campus will be …

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University of California System: Dozens of students were inappropriately enrolled in schools, the accountant says

The University of California’s admission review found that UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, and UC Santa Barbara improperly admitted a total of 64 applicants between 2013 and 2019. “By admitting 64 uncompetitive applicants, the university has undermined the fairness and integrity of its admissions process and deprived qualified students of admission,” California accountant Elaine Howle said in a statement. …

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The University of Georgia is changing course and holding face-to-face voting amid a coronavirus pandemic

As local politicians and observers were quick to notice, the university has set up numerous accommodations for the fall football season to take place at Sanford Stadium with up to 23,000 spectators. “If we can have football, we should also vote,” tweeted the university chapter of Fair Fight, an advocacy group for voting rights, on Wednesday. The school countered, however, …

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A Boston University lecturer was killed in an elevator accident

Boston police found Carrie O’Connor, 38, in the elevator of her apartment building, Sergeant Detective John Boyle told CNN. The building is off campus. Her death was an accident, Boyle said, caused by “traumatic asphyxiation” that usually occurs when a heavy object suddenly crushes the chest. Police are still investigating the details of O’Connor’s death, but witnesses told CNN subsidiary …

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Boston University professor crushed to death in elevator accident

A Boston University professor was knocked to death by an elevator in her apartment building when it suddenly fell and caught her between floors. “What my wife said she saw was the lady’s arms as if they were hanging on her package,” said Eric Carmichael, a resident of the building, of the local FOX TV affiliate of the Monday night …

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