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Archived: Proposed Budget Hurts Trump Voters

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for FY 2018 is set to impact a lot of people negatively — including many people who voted to put him in office. The proposal has drawn criticism even from members of Trump’s own party. The plan, “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America…

Archived: Proposed Education Budget Does Not Increase Funds for HBCUs

The Trump administration’s newly proposed budget did not include an increase in funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and will take money away from and eliminate programs that help disadvantaged students. The Education Department will, under the new proposal, suffer a 13.5 percent budget cut, going from $68.2…

Archived: AT&T: The Future of Data Science Education

The University of Notre Dame recently launched a new online master’s program devoted to data sciencewith the collaboration of AT&T (No. 4 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list). The program, offered by the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, will launch its first classes in August. Participating…

Archived: Tamir Rice 911 Operator Suspended for Eight Days

The dispatcher who took the 911 call regarding Tamir Rice has been suspended for eight days. According to a disciplinary letter dated March 10, Police Chief Calvin Williams found that Constance Hollinger “engaged in improper conduct and/or procedure.” In November 2014 Hollinger received the call, in which the caller said…