College communities are seeing spikes in virus rates – NBC Chicago

With the growing evidence of hoarse behavior and skyrocketing positivity rates on American college campuses, concern about the spillover effect in local campus communities grows. After all, college towns are just that, hosting communities that house thousands of students, faculty and staff. And many companies make their living thanks to the influx of thousands of […]

State colleges discuss reopening plans during the virtual forum – NBC Connecticut

Addressing the fall protocols, several Connecticut schools including UConn, Quinnipiac and the state university system participated in a virtual forum on Tuesday. With classes starting next month, officials from state universities and colleges have said they will be ready. “We are confident that we will be able to open safely, given that we are currently […]

Student behavior key to reopening colleges during coronavirus crisis: NPR

When asked if he could imagine a college party where everyone wears masks, Jacques du Passage, a second-year student at Louisiana State University, laughs. “No. I don’t think they would do that,” he says. “I think [students] would just party and then deal with the repercussions. “ This is exactly what worries Apramay Mishra, president […]