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An emergency medicine physician projects that if schools open in the fall, they will close by the end of October with COVID-19 outbreaks

The fall semester is quickly approaching for numerous US school districts, but lawmakers, school board members, and parents are still debating how and whether schools should reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. Matt Lambert, an emergency medicine physician and former chief medical information officer for New York City Health and Hospitals, […]
An emergency medicine physician projects that if schools open in the fall, they will close by the end of October with COVID-19 outbreaks
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Welcome to the future of dining halls: reservations, delivery, and robots

As colleges prepare to reopen, one aspect of campus life is being reconfigured: dining halls. Dining halls, long a place to gather and feast upon all-you-can-eat options, are shifting to takeout or reservation services. Some schools are turning to platforms like OpenTable and Grubhub to help manage takeout and dining […]
Welcome to the future of dining halls: reservations, delivery, and robots
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College Greek life has already been stricken by coronavirus outbreaks, but cancelling parties may not be enough to keep people safe

In early July, several universities witnessed large clusters of coronavirus outbreaks associated with Greek Life, putting university reopening plans to question. Students told Insider that the outbreak served as a “learning experience” for the community to take coronavirus seriously, cancelling all social events and creating more refined housing plans. But […]
College Greek life has already been stricken by coronavirus outbreaks, but cancelling parties may not be enough to keep people safe
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College Greek life has already been stricken by coronavirus outbreaks, but cancelling parties may not be enough to keep people safe

In early July, several universities witnessed large clusters of coronavirus outbreaks associated with Greek life, putting university reopening plans to question. Students told Insider that the outbreak served as a “learning experience” for the community to take coronavirus seriously, cancelling all social events and creating more refined housing plans. But […]
College Greek life has already been stricken by coronavirus outbreaks, but cancelling parties may not be enough to keep people safe
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‘I totally am preparing to get sick’: Teachers in coronavirus hotspots don’t know when they will feel safe returning to school

Schools across the US are announcing revised plans for the beginning of this school year, including delayed starts and extended remote learning. Though public health authorities have released guidelines for when and how schools can safely reopen, teachers have balked at the recommendations they consider unrealistic in classrooms with small […]
‘I totally am preparing to get sick’: Teachers in coronavirus hotspots don’t know when they will feel safe returning to school