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Sitting down with Sekile Nzinga

Sekile Nzinga stepped into the role of interim chief diversity officer at Northwestern during a pivotal time in U.S. history: the COVID-19...

ALS neuron damage reversed with new compound

Northwestern University scientists have identified the first compound that eliminates the ongoing degeneration of upper motor neurons that become diseased and are...

How embracing uncertainty can help policymakers during a pandemic

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers have been forced to make decisions in the face of uncertainty. But key policy...

Amid pandemic, UChicago scholar launches program for international artists

Early last year, Assoc. Prof. Ghenwa Hayek signed on to become the interim director of the University of Chicago’s Gray Center. A...

‘ARSENIC AND OLD LACE’

The University of Delaware’s Resident Ensemble Players (REP) professional theatre company will continue its imaginative and COVID-compliant season by presenting the classic,...

Purdue Summer Start program honored with Students in Transition Award

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Last July, when John Gipson stood in the hot Indiana sun greeting new Summer Start students and their...

OPINION

CNN: Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland to face challenges that include links to Biden and Trump

(CNN)Barring any surprises at his Senate confirmation hearing next week, Judge Merrick Garland appears poised to become President Joe Biden's first attorney general, bringing...

CNN: Running out of iPhone battery? You may soon be able to slap on a new one

New York (CNN Business)Remember the good old days when your phone was running out of juice and you could easily snap off...

Are science laboratories truly inclusive if not accessible to service-dog handlers?

According to a new commentary in Disability and Health Journal, people with disabilities who rely on service dogs often are prohibited from bringing their...

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, FEBRUARY 2021

VOLUME 13, NUMBER 152, FEBRUARY 2021

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

During the past winter holiday, Qin Xuan, a senior high school student in Hangzhou, was busy applying to foreign universities. In Qin...

NEWS

BBC: Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: Suspect pleads guilty

One of three men accused of assassinating investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta in 2017 has been sentenced to 15 years...

BBC: Eighteen people rescued from refrigerated lorry in Peterborough

Eighteen people have been rescued from the back of a refrigerated lorry at a motorway service area.

BBC: English secondary summer schools part of catch-up plan

Secondary schools in England will be asked to deliver face-to-face summer schools as part of efforts to catch pupils up with lessons...

CNN: ‘I was behind it.’ The man responsible for the 1973 oil shock has died

(CNN Business)Ahmed Zaki Yamani, the long-serving Saudi oil minister who masterminded an OPEC embargo that plunged western economies into recession in 1973,...

TRAVEL

A winter storm in the US has brought deadly freezing winds, ice and snow to many regions that rarely see such frigid...

WORK LIFE

Before you even think about stepping into your boss's office, take a moment to consider the fact that you're already a professional...

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Carle Illinois College of Medicine granted provisional accreditation

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Carle Illinois College of Medicine has been granted provisional accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education following an in-depth review of...

Sitting down with Sekile Nzinga

Sekile Nzinga stepped into the role of interim chief diversity officer at Northwestern during a pivotal time in U.S. history: the COVID-19...

ALS neuron damage reversed with new compound

Northwestern University scientists have identified the first compound that eliminates the ongoing degeneration of upper motor neurons that become diseased and are...

How embracing uncertainty can help policymakers during a pandemic

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers have been forced to make decisions in the face of uncertainty. But key policy...

Amid pandemic, UChicago scholar launches program for international artists

Early last year, Assoc. Prof. Ghenwa Hayek signed on to become the interim director of the University of Chicago’s Gray Center. A...

‘ARSENIC AND OLD LACE’

The University of Delaware’s Resident Ensemble Players (REP) professional theatre company will continue its imaginative and COVID-compliant season by presenting the classic,...

NPR: ‘Ropeless’ Lobster Fishing Could Save The Whales. Could It Kill The Industry?

After three decades of fishing for lobsters in Cape Cod Bay in Massachusetts, Rob Martin knows his boat inside and out.

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Before you even think about stepping into your boss's office, take a moment to consider the fact that you're already a professional...

BBC: Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: Suspect pleads guilty

One of three men accused of assassinating investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta in 2017 has been sentenced to 15 years...