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The University of Virginia announced on Wednesday that it will start offering a new course on the Mueller investigation, and students will hear from Robert Mueller himself.

Details: Starting this fall, students at the UVA School of Law will be able to take the course, titled The Mueller Report and the Role of the Special Counsel, which will offer an inside look at the almost two-year investigation into former President Trump's dealings with Russia and Russia's possible interference in the 2016 election.

  • Mueller will teach the course alongside Aaron Zebley, Jim Quarles and Andrew Goldstein, all of whom worked with him during the investigation. UVA said Mueller will lead at least one class out of the six in-person sessions taking place this fall.
  • Mueller said he hopes to bring other top prosecutors as guest speakers during the term.
  • The course will begin with the start of the investigation and Mueller's appointment as special counsel. It will then focus on the special counsel's relationship with Congress and the Justice Department, how the investigation related to the White House and the Roger Stone prosecution.
    • Other topics will include obstruction of justice, presidential accountability and what role the special counsel plays in that accountability.

What he's saying: "I was fortunate to attend UVA Law School after the Marine Corps, and I’m fortunate to be returning there now," Mueller said.

  • "I look forward to engaging with the students this fall."

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Aug 25, 2021 - Health

Ohio State University to mandate vaccines for students and staff

An Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio. Photo: Matthew Hatcher/Getty

Ohio State University will require all students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the fall semester, the institution announced Tuesday.

Why it matters: OSU, with some 66,000 students and 30,000 staff, is one of the first large state universities to impose such a widespread vaccine mandate that isn't just for students, the New York Times notes.

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Facebook changes corporate name to Meta

Screen shot of CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the company's "Connect" virtual event

CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said the social media giant is renaming its company Meta.

Why it matters: The effort is meant to shift its image from a social media platform to a “metaverse” company that focuses on building virtual work and social communities.

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Filings show Sweetgreen isn't profitable, despite claims

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Restaurant chain Sweetgreen on Monday filed to go public, and revealed that it lost money in each year since 2014.

Why it matters: The company lied when it repeatedly told reporters it was profitable.