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Virtual learning addes to university students’ skills, says economics professor



a close up of clouds in the sky: Many Grade 12 students are getting ready for life after high school, but their experience is different from previous years.


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Many Grade 12 students are getting ready for life after high school, but their experience is different from previous years.

Online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has allowed university students to develop a wide array of new skills, says an associate professor of economics at the University of Toronto.

Many students thrive on human interaction, but Elizabeth Dhuey says many of her students are benefiting from taking university classes online. 

“This is really going to help them in the long-term because this is the future of their work,” she told Information Morning Moncton.

Dhuey said many of

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Erdogan says will not let Turkish university protests swell

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday his government would not allow month-long demonstrations at a Turkish university to grow into anti-government protests similar to those in 2013, calling the protesters “terrorists”.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks as he attends provincial congresses of his ruling AK Party via video link,?in Ankara, Turkey, February 3, 2021. Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.

Defying a government ban on demonstrations, students and teachers at Istanbul’s Bogazici University have protested Erdogan’s appointment of Melih Bulu, an academic and

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Golden Gate University Classes Remain Online Through Summer 2021

The university, which has a long history of online instruction, moved to all remote learning in March 2020 in response to San Francisco Bay Area shelter-in-place orders.

“From the first day of the pandemic and restrictions on in-person instruction, we have been supporting a high-quality learning experience for our students,” Fike said. “We know this from student feedback and the fact that we are enjoying strong enrollment from both returning and new students.”

Although the roll-out of vaccines may ultimately make it possible to teach in-person courses this summer, the school chose to make its decision now so that students,

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DOJ drops discrimination lawsuit against Yale University

The Department of Justice has voluntarily dismissed a lawsuit against Yale University on Wednesday. The action, filed in October under the Trump administration, accused the college of discriminating against Asian and Caucasian applicants.

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A DOJ spokesperson told FOX Business that the decision was made “in light of all available facts, circumstances and legal developments”, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit’s decision in Nov. 2020 to reject a challenge to Harvard University’s consideration of race in its admissions process.

In addition, the agency has withdrawn

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Justice Department Drops Yale University Admissions Lawsuit

The Justice Department withdrew a lawsuit that alleged Yale University violated federal civil-rights law by discriminating against white and Asian-American undergraduate applicants, the latest indication that the Biden administration is shifting the federal government’s stance on civil-rights enforcement from that of former President

Donald Trump.

“The Justice Department has dismissed its lawsuit in light of all available facts, circumstances, and legal developments,” including a November federal appeals court ruling that Harvard University didn’t violate federal civil-rights law, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

The Justice Department first opened an investigation into Yale’s undergraduate admission policies in 2018, based on a complaint filed

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With coup label, Capitol rioters join communist party in plotting against USA, university project says

The Capitol rioters have joined a small but notorious cadre in the annals of history: a duo that since the end of World War II has attempted to stage coups against the United States of America, a university tracking project finds.



Benjamin J. Davis Jr., Gus Hall sitting on a bench: From left, Communist Party USA members Benjamin Davis Jr., Eugene Dennis, Gilbert Green, John Williamson and Gus Hall are transported to a jail cell in October 1949.


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From left, Communist Party USA members Benjamin Davis Jr., Eugene Dennis, Gilbert Green, John Williamson and Gus Hall are transported to a jail cell in October 1949.

The other case involved 11 members of the American communist party.

The Coup D’etat Project, an initiative of the University of Illinois’ Cline Center for Advanced

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