Tags Coronavirus

U. California system expands COVID-19 exposure app to more campuses

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

The app, which tracks users’ exposure to coronavirus, was piloted at two campuses and will expand to five more in the University of California system.

Universities are getting creative to manage COVID-19 challenges

by Jake Williams • 5 months ago

At some higher education institutions, unique research efforts have been thrust into the center of operations as administrators seek fresh data and techniques to manage the pandemic into the fall.

International students taking fully online courses to be forced out of U.S.

by Jake Williams • 7 months ago

Nonimmigrant students will have to prove their classes require in-person instruction or be forced out of the country this fall, according to new rules from the Department of Homeland Security.

U. Central Florida to add flexible hybrid class format this fall

by Jake Williams • 7 months ago

The university intends to open with some face-to-face courses this fall, but offer flexibility for "shifting scenarios" for faculty and staff.

Harvard, other schools reverse course on fall campus openings

by Jake Williams • 7 months ago

The Ivy League school, along with USC and Hampton University, decided against in-person learning for the fall semester as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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

by Jake Williams • 7 months 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 • 7 months 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 • 8 months 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.

Coronavirus pandemic is a ‘wake up call’ for online learning

by Jake Williams • 9 months ago

Edtech experts say that some skeptics are now being converted as they're forced to confront early successes of online learning.