Tags Coronavirus

U. Illinois partners with state to produce COVID-19 maps, tools

by Jake Williams • 3 days ago

A new partnership between the university’s CyberGIS Center and the State of Illinois is intended to help leaders better understand and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Temple U. takes Pride course virtual with social media campaign

by Jake Williams • 1 week ago

The pandemic forced New York City to cancel its Pride parade, but Temple students are still participating online in hopes of reaching a wider audience.

Here's which universities are opening campus (or not) this fall

by Jake Williams • 1 month ago

After most of the spring semester was spent at a distance, some schools plan to reopen their physical classrooms. Others will continue distance learning.

Songs and Snapchat filters spruce up universities' virtual graduations

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The pandemic stopped in-person commencement ceremonies, but universities are infusing their virtual celebrations with as much school spirit as possible.

University of Wisconsin rushes COVID-19 app to market

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

Developers said they compressed their development schedule to release the app, which contains guided meditations, chat rooms and health screening tools.

OSU offers virtual gardening, chicken brooding classes during lockdown

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Anyone in the Columbus area can sign up for online courses on how to grow an herb garden or start raising chickens.

Coding workshops go virtual at Florida International University

by Jake Williams • 3 months ago

Virtual workshops at the university cover topics like Python, penetration-testing tools and machine learning as organizers adapt to the pandemic.

U. Maryland's new coronavirus tool grades social distancing efforts

by Jake Williams • 3 months ago

Anonymized and aggregated location data from mobile devices shows how well people in each state are complying with stay-at-home orders.

Universities modeling coronavirus impact using state data

by Jake Williams • 3 months ago

In states like Texas and Virginia, university researchers are forging partnerships with their state health departments to better understand how policies are affecting the spread of COVID-19.