University of Cincinnati is looking into an instructor that referred to Covid-19 as the ‘Chinese virus’ in an email to student


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A University of Cincinnati dean is investigating an email in which an instructor told a quarantined student who had to miss class that those “testing positive for the chinese virus” would not receive a grade. Evan Sotzing, a 20-year-old engineering student, said on Twitter that his girlfriend had tested positive for Covid-19. The university’s health system asked him to quarantine as a precaution, he said, requiring him to miss an in-person lab session. When he informed his instructor about this, he said he received an insensitive reply. “Not only did my professor give me a zero for not going (to...