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Singaporean Professor Lectures for 2 Hours, Dies Inside After Realizing He was Muted the Whole Time

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A professor from Singapore appeared physically upset after realizing that he had wasted two hours of his time lecturing in complete silence.

Dong Wang is an associate professor from the Department of Mathematics at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Like many educators around the world, he has been teaching classes online to help control the spread of COVID-19.

USC Professor Can’t Teach After Using a Chinese Filler That Sounds Like the N-Word

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A communications professor at the University of Southern California has been placed on a “short-term pause” after using a Chinese filler that sounds similar to the N-word.

Dr. Greg Patton, who teaches at the Marshall School of Business, used the word “那个” (pronounced as “nà-ge” or “nèi-ge” depending on one’s dialect) in a graduate online class, which tackled pausing between ideas.

UCLA Professor Sparks Outrage After ‘Wondering’ If His Chinese Students Could Spread Coronavirus

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A professor from the UCLA School of Law has been accused of racism and xenophobia after posting a series of tweets that ruminated on Chinese people’s supposed consumption of “wild animals” and the possibility that one of his Chinese students could be harboring the coronavirus.

The controversy involving Stephen Bainbridge, who teaches corporate law, reportedly started on Feb. 25, when he mused whether China would ban eating animals that serve as viral hosts if asked “nicely.”

College Professor Violently Assaults Female Colleague for Not Loving Her Back

A professor and chair of Art Studio at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly beating her colleague of 14 years with a rock, garden shears and fire poker.

Rie Hachiyanagi, a 48-year-old art professor from South Hadley, was arrested on Dec. 24 after she broke into her colleague’s home in Leverett and assaulted her, according to Northwestern District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Mary Carey via People.

Vietnamese UCLA Professor Gives Students Stuffed Animals Every Week to Show He Cares

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A Vietnamese professor at UCLA has been getting massive love on social media after one of his students “exposed” his unique teaching routine online. 

Quyen Di Chuc Bui, who leads the Vietnamese language program at the university, regularly lets his students know that he loves them by giving them stuffed animals every week. Whenever he sends each one of them an email, he never forgets to tell them how much he cares at the end, the Daily Bruin reports. 

Japanese Professor Arrested For Allegedly Teaching Students to Make MDMA

A Japanese professor was arrested after channeling his inner Walter White by allegedly asking his students to make ecstasy during class.

The unnamed 61-year-old Japanese pharmacology professor from Matsuyama University in western Japan reportedly had his students create MDMA, commonly referred to as ecstasy, in 2013, and another “designer drug” called 5F-QUPIC, also known as 5F-PB-22, last year, according to AFP. The latter is a cannabis-like drug that was banned in Japan in 2014.