Professor who referred to COVID-19 as ‘Wuhan Flu’ seeks reinstatement at SU


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Google+ The Daily Orange is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Syracuse University. Consider donating today to support our mission. A Syracuse University professor placed on administrative leave for using derogatory language against Chinese, international and Asian American students on a course syllabus is working with a national campus free speech group to get the university to reinstate him. SU placed chemistry professor Jon Zubieta on administrative leave Aug. 25 after images circulated online of his course syllabus, in which he referred to the coronavirus as “Wuhan Flu” and “Chinese Communist Party Virus.” The university said the language...