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US universities are canceling study abroad programs in Italy and urging students to return to the US amid soaring coronavirus cases

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Universities have begun taking the precautionary step of canceling their study abroad programs in Italy as the country grapples with the worst coronavirus outbreak outside Asia. Syracuse University, Fairfield University, and Elon University have indefinitely suspended their academic programs in Florence and are helping students return home. New York University has set a tentative start […]

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Here’s what you need to know about a master’s in business analytics, a one-year program that could earn you more than $90,000 at half the time and cost of an MBA

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A Master of Science degree in business analytics (MSBA) can increase your earning potential to rival that of an MBA salary — but at half of the cost and time commitment. Over half of the top 100 business schools today offer MSBA programs, and these graduates go on to work for top companies like Amazon, […]

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Black At The Ballot

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South Carolina’s long been called “the Black primary,” but HuffPost spoke to residents of Columbia who are approaching the election with views and values as diverse as America itself. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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‘It’s awesome that he’s dying’: A Milwaukee teacher was suspended following his tweets about Rush Limbaugh’s cancer

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A Milwaukee public school teacher has been suspended after tweeting that he wishes Rush Limbaugh, who has been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer, a painful death. Travis Sarandos wrote that the Limbaugh “absolutely should have to suffer from cancer,” saying, “it’s awesome that he’s dying, and hopefully it is as quick as it is painful.” […]

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Elon Musk says SpaceX is hiring and holding a career day this week — here’s where to send your resume

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Elon Musk tweeted a worldwide invitation to people interested in working at SpaceX to attend a career day at the company’s development facility in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX is in search of engineers, supervisors, and technicians for its Starship project. Starship is a next-generation spaceship designed to launch into orbit around the Earth by the […]

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In an unprecedented move, Twitter gave a state university access to a student’s parody account after it complained that he was mocking the school (TWTR)

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Students at a New York state school are looking for answers after a student’s Twitter account mocking the school was handed over to college administrators. SUNY Geneseo student Isaiah Kelly was behind Twitter account @SUNYGenseeo, which he suddenly found himself locked out of, the email associated with the account changed, and all its tweets deleted. […]

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A white Connecticut teacher was placed on leave after casting black students as slaves in a school play

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A white elementary school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after casting to black students in “A Triangle of Trade,” a play about the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Although outraged, the mother of one of the children believes it’s not enough or fair to simply “scapegoat’ the teacher for “a system that is clearly broken.” […]

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Art students say Guggenheim relative brought them to Jeffrey Epstein’s ranch where he pressured them to play with ‘sexual objects’

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Two former New York Academy of Art students say that Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell pressured them to play games with “sexual objects.” One of the students, Epstein accuser Maria Farmer, told Artnet that it was a frequent “party trick” of the late convicted sex offender. A third person confirmed that the students had visited […]

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Here’s exactly what it takes to get accepted into Harvard Business School, according to 5 grads and the managing director of admissions

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Roughly 10,000 students apply to Harvard Business School each year, but the acceptance rate is only 11%. Below, five successful applicants discuss what worked for getting in the door and what didn’t. For instance, in your entrance essay, it’s important not to overplay tales of overcoming incredible adversity. The writing should also be succinct and […]

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Here’s how each state decides its delegates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination

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To decide their nominees for president, Democrats and Republicans use a system of delegates. The delegates are people represent their states at national party conventions. The candidate who gets the support of a majority of delegates becomes that party’s presidential nominee. It’s even more confounding than it sounds, and Democratic candidates must master a confusing […]

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‘Haters gonna hate & deniers will deny’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends Greta Thunberg after Steven Mnuchin dissed the activist

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sprung to Greta Thunberg’s defense after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday the teenage activist should study economics before lecturing the US on climate change. “If you don’t have an economics degree like Greta, they’ll mock you for not having one,” the Democratic congresswoman and Green New Deal proponent tweeted. “If […]

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Warren Buffett tops list of America’s biggest givers after donating nearly $15 billion in 5 years

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Warren Buffett topped the list of America’s biggest givers after donating almost $15 billion to charitable causes between 2014 and 2018. The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway boss led the pack in all five years, primarily giving to causes chosen by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation. The high-profile philanthropist couple ranked second after Buffett, […]

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I signed up for an Italki account to see why it’s a leading platform for online language learning — here’s how it works

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The process of learning and mastering a new language is a winding journey that isn’t only about memorizing proper spelling, pronunciation, and grammar rules. Italki, an online platform for language learners around the world, adds the element of real human-taught lessons and interactions in order to help you practice any one of more than 130 […]