Universities are getting creative to manage COVID-19 challenges
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.
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
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
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
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.
Coronavirus pandemic is a ‘wake up call’ for online learning
Edtech experts say that some skeptics are now being converted as they're forced to confront early successes of online 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.