The long term implications of this policy are the students next year and down the road who decide not to apply to U.S. colleges and universities, according to Nance. He said that means they don’t stick around to contribute academically and in the business community and don’t found that company, which can’t be measured. … [Read more...] about Foreign students in NC fear online classes mean deportation
"There was a lot of unrest over things and issues that impacted students," Banks said. "Meeting with those students [who created the demands] on a consistent basis so that they understand that there hasn't been someone at the institution that forgot. We are still working on this and we are still holding ourselves accountable." … [Read more...] about Meet UA’s Associate Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion’s final candidates
Over time, 100 individuals from 32 countries volunteered to answer 15 questions. But, over time, cataclysmic events affected perceptions. I had to go back to my respondents after the onset of the COVID pandemic with a new set of questions. I may ask them still more about the impact of George Floyd’s killing and the outrage that followed. … [Read more...] about The World Looks at an America That Lost Its Way
One of three members of the General Synod coordinating group asked to talk about their work priorities, the Revd Dr Sharon Prentis expressed hope for greater “diversity”, asserting that “by being attentive to a variety of voices from different backgrounds, especially those who are not normally part of our consultative processes, we can truly be an intercultural, that is a Church that represents all cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds, an intergenerational, a Church of all ages, and an inclusive Church, in Christ.” … [Read more...] about Archbishop: God Wants Church of ‘Glorious and Profligate Diversity’
Is there such a thing as home-field advantage in sports right now with no fans in the stands? Maybe not. But there will be some big pluses to playing at home — namely, traveling right now is stressful. Just getting onto planes, even team charters, can cause apprehension. Players will be asked to stay exclusively in their hotels on road trips. Dealing with the MLB safety protocols is arduous enough at home, but unfamiliar surroundings will make things even more difficult. … [Read more...] about A’s Plus: What does Jesús Luzardo’s positive test mean for the team?