Chan Zuckerberg Initiative backs Indian training startup Eruditus in $113 million fundraise Leave a Comment on Chan Zuckerberg Initiative backs Indian training startup Eruditus in $113 million fundraise
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Mumbai-based Eruditus, which works with top universities globally to offer more than 100 executive-level courses to students in over 80 nations, said on Monday it has raised $113 million in a new financing round as it looks to further scale its business to reach more learners. The Series D financing round for the 10-year-old startup…

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BEIJING (Reuters) – As COVID-19 cases in China sink to new lows, the world’s largest population of university students is heading back to campus in a migration defined by lockdowns, patriotic education and cutting-edge surveillance equipment.  A woman stands in front of facial recognition camera-controlled gates at Peking University as Chinese students gradually return to…

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Its over two weeks since a disastrous A-level results day, and yet the fallout continues. Nearly 40% of predicted grades were downgraded by a flawed algorithm that was introduced when students exams …

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California wildfires. College football’s pandemic playbook. A family divided by politics. And more.Welcome to the weekend. Can you believe we’re already in the last few days of August? Maybe you or your loved ones are gearing up for a return to school. This summer’s been a tough one, but I hope you’ve managed to get…

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With the fall semester upon us, colleges and universities unveiled their plans for students—and many are just as quickly upending those plans. The University of North Carolina and Notre Dame recently announced they were changing their on campus plans as COVID-19 cases spiked. Many other universities are sure to follow. Already, universities ranging from Syracuse…

Lute Olson, Who Build Arizona on College Basketball Blueprint, Dies at 85 Leave a Comment on Lute Olson, Who Build Arizona on College Basketball Blueprint, Dies at 85
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He led the Wildcats to 23 consecutive appearances in the N.C.A.A. tournament, winning the championship in 1997. Earlier, he took Iowa to the Final Four.Lute Olson on the job with his University of Arizona Wildcats in 2001. Arizona had hardly been an outpost for collegiate basketball when he arrived.Credit…Mike Blake/ReutersLute Olson, a Basketball Hall of…

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A security vulnerability in Android could have allowed malicious apps to siphon off sensitive data from other apps on the same device. App security startup Oversecured found the flaw in Google’s widely used Play Core library, which lets developers push in-app updates and new feature modules to their Android apps, like language packs or game…

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(Reuters) – The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. FILE PHOTO: The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of…

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Mini-VowsAug. 28, 2020, 6:00 a.m. ETIsaac Webb could not have imagined, back in high school in Maine, that his desire to avoid physics and calculus would eventually lead him to a career, love and marriage. But, it could be argued, that is exactly how it happened.Mr. Webb still wanted to be attractive to competitive colleges,…