June 15, 2021

University

PGA Tour University graduates make professional debuts

PGA Tour University was designed to streamline the process for college players to advance to the professional level, and two weeks ago the inaugural class was announced.

This week the five players who earned Korn Ferry Tour membership through the end of the regular season made their professional debuts, with three players competing in the Korn Ferry Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am and two at the PGA Tour’s Palmetto Championship. Next week the 10 players who earned Forme Tour membership will begin their pro careers at the L&J Golf Championship.

Here’s how each of the five players fared in their professional

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University of Iowa grad crowned Miss Iowa 2021

University of Iowa grad crowned Miss Iowa 2021

This weekend Grace Lynn Keller was crowned Miss Iowa 2021. Keller, a University of Iowa graduate, will represent Iowa in the 100th anniversary of Miss America in December. Her social impact initiative includes a literacy program for student between kindergarten and third grade. For her talent portion she performed a contemporary dance. Keller received a car and an apartment for her year of service as Miss Iowa. Maggie Leach, 17, of Pella, was crowned Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen. Her social impact initiative was focused on

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‘Bo Knew’: A Day of Reckoning is Coming to The University of Michigan

Imagine, if you will, that you’re an 18-year old who is about to step foot on the University of Michigan’s campus as a student-athlete for the first time.  You’ve been provided with a scholarship to play football for one of the top programs in the country and at one of the top academic institutions in the world.  You’ve been promised a top education and access to some of the best medical care available anywhere in the country.  You’re young, you’re inexperienced, you’re living away from your home for the first time in your life and you trust the folks who’ve

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New Harvard Graduates No Longer Eligible For Alumni Email Addresses As University Explores Alternative Services | News

The Harvard Alumni Association discontinued the ability to create new @alumni.harvard.edu email forwarding accounts last month, leaving this year’s graduates unable to obtain the email handle which many say is important to job searches and networking.

HAA announced the change on its website in recent weeks, citing a number of technological issues related to phishing, spam, and email loss as reasons for the change. The email service — which will still be accessible to users with existing accounts — allows alumni to create an email alias in the format [email protected], which permits users to receive forwarded communications but not send

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Some Purdue professors say the university is unilaterally pursuing a civics requirement

The Board of Trustees for Purdue University and all its regional campuses is set to vote on a civic literacy requirement today, without the formal endorsement of any faculty body and over the objections of some faculty members.

The irony was not lost on Alice Pawley, an associate professor of engineering education at Purdue’s flagship West Lafayette campus and a member of its University Senate and American Association of University Professors chapter.

“It’s like democracy and civic literacy are so important, we’re willing to be dictators about it,” she said. “We are bringing about this big, precedent-setting change to thousands

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University of Maryland scholar is UCR’s next CHASS dean

Daryle Williams will become UC Riverside’s next dean of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, or CHASS. He will assume the role on Sept. 1.

Williams, a prominent historian who is documenting the experiences of enslaved people on the open-source online database he co-directs, Enslaved.org, comes to UCR after more than a quarter-century at the flagship institution for the University System of Maryland, or UMD. At UMD, he is currently the associate dean for faculty affairs in the College of Arts & Humanities, a position he has held since 2013.

“Daryle brings great experience, expertise, and energy

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