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Today’s headlines take a look around the world to see how schools are responding to the age of Covid-19. From primary to graduate schools, educational institutions and their students are negotiating what education should look like, what it should cost, and how to mark its levels of completion. As always, these headlines are taken from the front pages curated by Newseum.org...
Today’s headlines take a look at how people across the United States are planning for and trying to shape the future. Uncertainty about the present moment has prompted increased gun ownership in some states, and measures are being considered to deter their anticipated increased use. Meanwhile, the formal democratic process carries on as voters experienced assorted problems at the polls in yesterday’s primaries. For more on voting, check out the E-Resources in this
Happy Friday to all, and Happy Juneteenth to my fellow descendants of enslaved Africans! Today’s headlines look at the local impacts of two stories with international implications; the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in defense of DACA, and new policies around mask use throughout the United States. These headlines are taken from the front pages curated by Newseum.org
Today’s headlines focus on the twin public health crises that have upended 2020 in the United States; systemic racism and the coronavirus. While a New England city declares racism a “health emergency,” counties across the South and Southwest face intensifying Covid-19 outbreaks. These headlines are taken from the front pages curated by Newseum.org
Today’s headlines focus on the latest developments in the ongoing coronavirus outbreaks around the United States. Several states are easing restrictions despite experiencing surges in new cases and hospitalizations, and Army scientists report progress in new vaccine trials. As always, these headlines are taken from the front pages curated by Newseum.org
Today’s headlines look at a number of changes and reversals from school boards across the country, from controversial new standards for sex education in New Jersey to a condemnation of Ben Sasse’s virtual commencement in Nebraska. Also, a long read about the Deacons for Defense, an armed group that counted several educators among its members and argued for self defense while Martin Luther King, Jr. advocated for nonviolence. These headlines are taken from the front pages curated by
While people and institutions around the world are adapting to coronavirus, the virus itself is mutating. From a ban on mass gatherings and in turn, new protest behaviors, in the Philippines, to strict new measures like temperature checks and changes to recess and lunch in Malaysian schools, the pandemic continues to change societies. Meanwhile, scientists report a high incidence of a unique, more virulent, strain of the virus in India. These headlines are taken from the front pages curated by
As protests against police violence roil the world, cities and towns reckon with their own local histories of racial violence and unjust policing. From a 115 year old Confederate moment in Alabama, to the 2015 death of a beloved Florida musician at the hands of police, people around the world, and especially in the United States, are remembering, reflecting, and attempting to reconcile history with the world they want. These headlines are taken from the front pages curated by
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Research Libraries UK held their annual conference last month in London. The program and several videos of the proceedings are available (and worth ...
In November, Women in Technology @ Columbia University (WIT@CU), an initiative to support and increase the numbers of women in IT across the university, hosted a Networking Mixer in the Smith Learning Theater. As a complement for the event, TC librarians curated a special collection showcasing our materials on women in science and technology-  everything from biographies of women scientists, to histories of common products invented by women, to investigations into the historical paucity of women in science, to electronics makers kits...