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Correction: Sex Education Grant-University story

Killeen Daily Herald 12 May 2021
Doug Burgum has partially vetoed a bill aimed at penalizing the state’s 11 colleges and universities for funneling federal grant money to individuals or organizations that promote or perform abortions ... funneling grant money to Planned Parenthood for sex education in the state.
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Michael Alston Named Associate Vice Chancellor For Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC

The Tennessee Tribune 12 May 2021
He has worked in the University of Tennessee System for more than 30 years in a variety of positions ... The Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Grants funded through a partnership with the vice chancellors and deans that offer grants of $1,000 to $3,000 for projects that fit the university’s diversity goals.
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PPSD receives $3 million grant to advance teacher diversity

The Brown Daily Herald 12 May 2021
The Rhode Island Foundation will grant $3.1 million to the Providence Public School District to hire more teachers of color through a three-year college loan repayment program, according to an April 26 press release ... The announcement of the grant comes amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the state takeover of the district.
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UGC issues clarification on incorrect news regarding guidelines, check notice

Hindustan Times 12 May 2021
University Grants Commission, UGC has issued a clarification on the incorrect news that was published by some print and digital media regarding UGC guidelines on examinations ... had requested the Universities to keep the offline examinations in abeyance during the month of May 2021.
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‘Bad science’: Planting frenzy misses the grasslands for the trees

Mongabay 12 May 2021
Always be suspicious of such big claims,” says William Bond, a grasslands researcher and emeritus professor at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. “It’s taken for granted that tree planting is good ... to data from the University of Maryland and Global Forest Watch.
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Tax exemption to fund hundreds of new health care roles

Tahlequah Daily Press 12 May 2021
Kevin Stitt, will allow OU Health to train 70 new medical residents within three years, 110 additional nursing graduates a year and 50 new nurse practitioners a year, said Joseph Harroz Jr., president of the University of Oklahoma.
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Tax exemption to fund training for hundreds of new health care jobs

Woodward News 12 May 2021
Kevin Stitt, will allow OU Health to train 70 new medical residents within three years, 110 additional nursing graduates a year and 50 new nurse practitioners a year, said Joseph Harroz Jr., president of the University of Oklahoma.
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State Senate Republicans unveil pro-police bills

The Daily Star 12 May 2021
Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute at Syracuse University, said it appears the Republican agenda offering support to cops is an effort to appeal to alienated blue-collar voters as well as to both moderate Democrats and Republicans turned off by the “defund police” rhetoric used by critics of law enforcement.
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Why universities should consider UGC’s proposal to recognise NCC

Indian Express 12 May 2021
On April 15, the University Grants Commission (UGC) forwarded for consideration to all vice-chancellors of universities across India a proposal of the Directorate General, National Cadet Corps (NCC), aimed at including NCC as an elective subject in curricula ... university syllabi.
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Autos & TransportationEXCLUSIVE Waymo, Cruise seek permits to charge for self-driving car rides in San Francisco

Reuters 12 May 2021
read more ... This year, Waymo also has been discussing collaborating with San Francisco transportation authorities and university labs to secure an unspecified U.S. Department of Energy grant "to investigate the use of AVs to provide first-/last-mile transit service" in San Francisco, according to public records seen by Reuters. Our Standards.
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Exclusive-Waymo, Cruise seek permits to charge for autonomous car rides in San Francisco

Metro USA 12 May 2021
BERKELEY, Calif ... This year, Waymo also has been discussing collaborating with San Francisco transportation authorities and university labs to secure an unspecified U.S. Department of Energy grant “to investigate the use of AVs to provide first-/last-mile transit service” in San Francisco, according to public records seen by Reuters ... .
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Exclusive - Waymo, Cruise Seek Permits To Charge For Self-driving Car Rides In San Francisco

Yahoo Daily News 12 May 2021
Read full article ... This year, Waymo also has been discussing collaborating with San Francisco transportation authorities and university labs to secure an unspecified U.S. Department of Energy grant “to investigate the use of AVs to provide first-/last-mile transit service” in San Francisco, according to public records seen by Reuters ... 1 ... 2.
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Lawmakers not seeking override of North Dakota governor's partial veto on college penalties for abortion ties

Grand Forks Herald 11 May 2021
The grant program awards the two schools $1 in state funding for every $2 the universities' foundations raise in donations, and the universities are to spend the funds for the "advancement of academics." If either school were enter into an agreement with an ...
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ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Winner of student mural competition to implement design

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 11 May 2021
The Windgate Foundation is giving $6.4 million grant to Arkansas State University at Jonesboro to support arts education, including a $3 million need-based scholarship endowment providing direct assistance to students for the 2021-22 academic year. The grant provides support to ...
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Varsities must ensure safety before holding online exams: UGC

The Siasat Daily 11 May 2021
Amid the current coronavirus crisis across the country, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has said universities must take care of the on-ground situation before deciding on holding online examinations ... According to DUTA,”The families of the teachers who have died in Delhi University (DU) should be granted jobs on compassionate grounds.
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