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