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George Washington University professor killed in fire

“Paul’s contributions to the St. Francis Center remain an integral part of the Wendt Center today,” said Carolyn Stanek Lucy, director of development and communications for the nonprofit.

Though Tschudi had left more than a decade ago, Lucy said, staff members “are grieving the loss of one of our own.”

The fire at the detached wood-frame home in the 1500 block of Monroe Street NE, which Tschudi had lived in for nearly three decades, was first reported about 4:10 a.m. Wednesday.

A neighbor told a 911 operator that it appeared the kitchen was on fire.

Fire

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The University of Kentucky accidentally sent 500,000 acceptances to a program that usually only accepts 35 students

General view of the Main Building on the campus of the University of Kentucky. Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images

  • The University of Kentucky accidentally sent 500,000 acceptance emails for a selective program.

  • A university spokesman told WLEX-TV a “technical issue” was responsible for the mixup.

  • Many of the students who received the email in error hadn’t even applied to the university.

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Less than two months before national College Decision Day, one Kentucky university made a technological error to the tune of 500,000 mistaken acceptance emails.

On March 15, the University of Kentucky

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A growing number of US colleges and universities are requiring students to get Covid-19 vaccinations.

So far, at least 14 colleges have said vaccinations will be required, according to a CNN tally — and that number is expected to grow.

Universities have been implementing vaccination policies since late March, when Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, became one of the first to say that having all students vaccinated will allow for an “expedited return to pre-pandemic normal,” making more in-person classes possible, as well as more on-campus events that will be allowed.

“This health policy update means that, with limited exceptions, all students planning to attend in the Fall 2021 semester must be fully … Read More

University of Kentucky Sends 500,000 Accidental Acceptances

  • The University of Kentucky accidentally sent 500,000 acceptance emails for a selective program.
  • A university spokesman told WLEX-TV a “technical issue” was responsible for the mixup. 
  • Many of the students who received the email in error hadn’t even applied to the university.
  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Less than two months before national College Decision Day, one Kentucky university made a technological error to the tune of 500,000 mistaken acceptance emails.

On March 15, the University of Kentucky sent hundreds of thousands of acceptance emails to high school seniors for a program that typically only accepts 35 to

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Compensation of college athletes is inevitable and will likely expose some universities’ questionable accounting practices (opinion)

As usual, March Madness took center stage for many universities in recent weeks. Yet this March, we in higher ed had an additional reason to focus on the National Collegiate Athletic Association. On March 31, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in NCAA v. Alston to decide whether college athletes may receive some forms of compensation for their efforts — an increasingly vital issue of fairness and equality.

Throughout the argument, the justices expressed support for some kind of compensation for student athletes. Their repeated references to the billions of dollars in revenue, the sky-high coaching salaries and the

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Duke University Sees a Record Increase in Undergraduate Applications

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University will notify 2,014 applicants Monday night of their admission to the Class of 2025, the culmination of a process representing the largest year-to-year increase in applicants in the school’s history.

With the 841 students previously admitted in December in the Early Decision process, a total of 2,855 students have been offered admission. For the 2021-2022 academic year, Duke received 49,555 applications for undergraduate admissions, representing an increase of almost 25 percent from the prior year.

About 10,000 more potential students submitted applications for 2021 admissions, compared to last year’s 39,717 undergraduate applications.

“This was, by

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