Tags COVID-19

Niagara University faculty get mental health support training

by Betsy Foresman • 3 days ago

The university is aiming to create a campuswide mental health support network.

How Cornell uses robots, data to run COVID-19 tests quickly

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

A mass testing program has enabled the university to test more than 500,000 COVID-19 samples since last September.

University CIO role evolved during pandemic, says DeVry CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

DeVry University CIO Chris Campbell said the pandemic put higher education IT leaders "in the conversation" when problems are being solved.

E-scooters return to U. Central Florida as in-person classes resume

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Scooters were removed from campus when the pandemic forced the university to close its doors and move online, but now as students return, so do the scooters.

'Mental health first aid' training coming to North Carolina college

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Students at College of the Albemarle will be able to learn about mental health issues and how to support people in psychological distress starting this spring.

Google, Ohio State join to fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Researchers will study which headlines and sources are most effective at correcting misinformation and whether they can increase willingness to take a COVID-19 vaccine.

How one university is training its health care students virtually

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Using ECPI University's new eHospital software, students can practice setting up IV pumps, taking blood pressure or take a virtual ride in a medical helicopter.

How universities can fast-track contact tracing programs

by Julia Weaver • 3 weeks ago

Colleges and universities already have most of the data collection systems they need to develop a contact tracing program.

Pandemic relief bill 'doesn't go far enough' for higher education

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Policy experts said that although the aid is welcome, the pandemic's mark on higher education will last longer than the funding provided by the latest federal relief.