Tag Archives: University

University of Missouri expels two students, suspends three for violating coronavirus rules

University of Missouri, Columbia Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images The University of Missouri has expelled two students and suspended three for “willful and knowing actions” that violated the school’s coronavirus rules, threatening campus safety, according to an  official. Bill Stackman, the university’s vice chancellor for student affairs, said in a letter to students and staff Tuesday that… Read More »

Coronavirus: Oxford University to resume vaccine trial after pause

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after being paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK. On Tuesday, AstraZeneca said the studies were being paused while it investigated whether the adverse reaction was linked with the vaccine. But on Saturday, the university… Read More »

Nurses, service workers set to strike at University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago

Dive Brief: More than 1,000 nurses at the University of Illinois’ Hospital (UIH) in Chicago are set to strike for a week starting Sept. 12, following a breakdown in negotiations over a new contract. The three-year-contract they were under expired Aug. 24 and was extended until Monday. The Illinois Nurses Association said safe staffing is… Read More »

University of Utah School of Dentistry reopens to treat vulnerable populations – American Dental Association

July 08, 2020 Back in service: University of Utah School of Dentistry student Caleb Price treats a denture patient in the school’s main student clinic in June. Salt Lake City — When the pandemic began escalating earlier this year, there were many questions at the University of Utah School of Dentistry. How would the fourth-year… Read More »

State Highlights: Newly Elected Virginia Lawmakers Put Gun Safety On Progressive 2020 Agenda; University Contributes $250K To Aid Medicaid Expansion Effort In Missouri

Media outlets report on news from Virginia, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut, Georgia, California, Oregon, Ohio, Florida and Maryland. The Washington Post: Democrats File First Bills For The New Virginia General Assembly, Staring With Equal Rights Amendment Democratic lawmakers rushed to file bills Monday as the legislative window opened for next year’s General Assembly session, setting… Read More »

Immigrants don’t move state-to-state for health benefits – Stanford University News

November 18, 2019 Stanford researchers find no ‘magnet effect’ when states extend public health insurance to immigrants When states expand public health insurance to include low-income, legal immigrants, it does not lead to out-of-state immigrants moving in search of benefits. Facebook Twitter Email By Melissa De Witte Immigrants, once settled in a particular state, will… Read More »