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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...
In September of 1989, less than a year into George H.W. Bush’s presidency, John Caban earned his Ed.D. from Teachers College. His dissertation, “Caregiver: A Personal Journey with AIDS” documented his personal experience as the primary caregiver for his partner, Eddie Hern...
{{unknown}} [caption id="attachment_28571" align="alignright" width="300"] [Joe Shlabotnik | Flickr][/caption]Despite persistent hand-wringing about the state of our democracy, Americans are relatively ambivalent about one of its foundational institutions. With the notable except...
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