It is not the only school considering significant changes to their normal fall break schedules. The University of California, Berkeley is currently investigating three options for the fall: conducting all classes remotely, resuming in-person classes but with restrictions -- and conducting classes as normal but allowing faculty and students to attend remotely if they prefer. … [Read more...] about The University of South Carolina has canceled fall break and will end in-person classes early
As it turned out, the University of Mississippi may have been a false lead in any case: the Robinson Collection, we learned, was larger and more widely dispersed than Trobisch seemed to know. The papyrologist Brent Nongbri alerted us to an article by William Willis, the scholar at the University of Mississippi to whom the Robinson Collection had originally been bequeathed in 1958. Willis had donated a portion of the collection to the University of Mississippi, but when he left there for Duke in 1963 he took with him the remainder of the collection, and proceeded to donate the rest of the papyri to the Duke library. In a 1985 article describing the history of the Duke Collection, Willis wrote that only a portion of the papyri in the Robinson Collection had been identified. Though no one at Museum of the Bible had ever raised the possibility, it was not impossible to imagine that the Galatians fragment was one of these unidentified Duke manuscripts. In the years since Willis wrote his … [Read more...] about Did Hobby Lobby Buy a Piece of the Bible Illegally Sold on eBay?
"Asking hundreds of volunteers to come down to Boston Common and plant 37,000-plus flags was a difficult thing for us to get our head around," Nealon said, adding that as many as 500 people help plant the sea of flags at one time. "We thought that it would be making some folks unsafe." … [Read more...] about Boston’s Memorial Day flag garden tradition lives on despite pandemic
“The hand-drying blower is a wonderful machine to spread germs and aerosols and droplets throughout the room. And another key thing is that when you flush a toilet, the act of flushing a toilet is actually an aerosol-generating device,” said Eric Feigl-Ding with Harvard University. … [Read more...] about Public Bathrooms Pose Serious Danger For Spread Of Coronavirus, Health Officials Warn
Established in 1982, the Barbara Jordan Media Awards recognize the respectful, accurate portrayal of people with disabilities by media professionals and students. In response to the challenges presented by spread of the coronavirus, the committee and its partners at the Texas A&M University Department of Communication, Journalism Studies created a virtual awards program honoring the winners and highlighting their outstanding work, the governor's office explained. … [Read more...] about Barbara Jordan Media Award Winners In Texas Revealed