Tags COVID-19

Ohio State marching band makes virtual performance during pandemic

by Jake Williams • 7 hours ago

Sixty-one band members recorded audio and video performing the “Buckeye Battle Cry,” an effort "to make people happy" during a time of social distancing.

Researchers publish social media data early for pandemic response

by Betsy Foresman • 1 day ago

Researchers at Georgia State University published a data set of more than 140 million tweets related to COVID-19 ahead of schedule to serve as a resource for the global research community.

San Diego State moves community mental health clinic online

by Jake Williams • 1 day ago

In addition to shifting to online classes, the university also moved its counseling program to a virtual environment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Alaska partners with Florida-based virtual school for K-12 students

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

A new partnership with the Florida Virtual School will expand options for Alaska's students who are learning from home, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said.

How Virginia Tech's CIO is handling the COVID-19 pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

Scott Midkiff says the university is doing plenty right, but wishes they'd started planning for the health crisis sooner.

Students at UNC are attending class through virtual reality headsets

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

For 28 students taking associate professor Steven King's "emerging technologies" class, attending class virtually has taken on a new meaning.

Need online courses? New university consortium has 1 million openings

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

A 19-university consortium led by Acadeum is offering "deep discounts" to institutions that need additional capacity during the shift to distance education.

As medical supplies dwindle, universities build ventilators, swabs

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

As availability of masks, ventilators and other supplies runs low, universities are volunteering their resources to address the needs of medical workers.

University of Washington wants to record your coughing sounds

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

To train a new app to monitor coughs from COVID-19 patients, researchers are asking for volunteers to submit vocal samples to train the software.