The performing arts have been hit hard by the restrictions enforced during the coronavirus pandemic. In particular, singing has been identified as a potentially “dangerous” activity following the occurrence of clusters of COVID-19 cases, in several choirs around the world. Despite there being no clear evidence that these cases are linked to the activities themselves, singing and playing of woodwind and brass instruments has effectively been banned in many countries. A new collaborative study will explore whether singing and the playing of woodwind and brass instruments produces more respiratory particles than speaking and whether the size
Communal living spaces and a younger population may be a contributing factor to new surges in COVID-19 cases on college campuses.
LAFAYETTE, La. – It’s a hard time to be in college. It’s never easy, of course, as a major life transition into a new social setting on top of the actual school work.
But this year is proving to be especially difficult, with a pandemic and multiple hurricanes impacting classes, student activities, people’s jobs and their health.
“So during January everything was fine; I really enjoyed going to school,” said Jordyn Ratliff, 19, a sophomore chemistry
Choices and Challenges Forum tackles counternarratives in technology and disability | College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
On November 11 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Disability Visibility Project® founder and director Alice Wong will present during the “High-Tech ‘Fixes’ and Disability” session.
“Alice Wong is an important hub in disability networks for disability storytelling and making stories visible to multiple venues,” said Shew. “She is also very active in #cripthevote. These are Twitter chats about disability politics. Disability Twitter is big because people who are homebound can be part of the conversation.”
Wong is a disability activist, media maker, and consultant based in San Francisco. Presenting alongside her will be Elizabeth Guffey, Yomi S. Wrong, and Jaipreet
All aboard the tech train! IMB awarded Miles College with $2M in artificial intelligence and open hybrid cloud technology resources.
The Miles College collaboration is part of a $100 million commitment by IBM to invest in technology, assets, resources and skill development with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The initiative will include access to resources at no-charge for teaching, learning and noncommercial research with recent enhancements like access to guest lectures.
Adventist Entities in Northern California Provide Updates as Wildfires Draw Near: Inter-European Division News
Adventist Entities in Northern California Provide Updates as Wildfires Draw Near
In Deer Park, California, Foothills Adventist Elementary School’s original building (pictured here), the Haven Adventist Church Community Service Center, and many surrounding homes and businesses have been destroyed by the Glass Fire. Photo by Craig Philpott
September 29, 2020
Daniel Weber, NAD News.
Only a few weeks after being threatened by wildfires, the northern California communities of Angwin and St. Helena are again facing fires that have caused thousands of people in those communities