A post-doctoral student at Notre Dame has been removed from her program after she posted racist comments on her Facebook page.
The student, in her sixth year at the University, posted comments directed at and blaming Chinese students for the spread of COVID-19.
The Observer reports that the student has been dropped from her program in the Department of Psychology. In her comments, she told Chinese students they were “one million percent to blame” for the pandemic, and commented on the Facebook post of a fourth-year Ph.D student, ordering her to “go home” and find out why her country’s representatives “hid this disease.”
A reposting of her comments, calling for her to be removed, was shared over 3200 times.