Campus reopenings linked to thousands of new daily coronavirus cases: report

Dive Brief: A new study suggests that reopening college campuses for in-person instruction may have fueled tens of thousands of additional coronavirus cases in the U.S. Researchers from several universities estimated that more than 3,000 new daily cases nationwide, on average, could be linked to colleges offering face-to-face classes, beginning around two weeks after instruction […]

Colleges scrap spring break to limit coronavirus spread

Dive Brief: As colleges look ahead to the spring term, several are announcing they intend to cancel spring break.  The decisions continue a trend of institutions adjusting their academic calendars to reduce travel to and from campus.  And they come as schools offer...

Is robust coronavirus testing enough to prevent college outbreaks?

Dive Brief: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), which drew national attention for its aggressive coronavirus testing strategy, has seen a spike in cases since classes began last week. Students and faculty are required to be tested twice a week. The...