As Occupancy Dwindles, College Dorms Go Beyond Students

Real estate developers are seeking opportunities to buy student housing from strapped universities and convert them into apartments for white-collar workers.

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Navy Research Confirms Need for Strict Coronavirus Testing Protocols

Two new studies clarify how Covid-19 spreads among young adults and expose the limits of quarantine measures.

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5 College Journalists Report From Campus Quarantines

Faced with soaring coronavirus caseloads, some universities told students to “stay put” for 14 days. College journalists report from their quarantined campuses.

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‘It Really Was Abandonment.’ Virus Crisis Grips British Universities

With no bailout forthcoming from the government, financially strapped British universities beckoned students back to campus, with predictably dire results.

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College Kids Are Freaking Out About Their Infected Campuses

Colleges and universities have become hot spots for coronavirus transmission. Bring on the gallows humor.

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College Quarantine Breakdowns Leave Some at Risk

Colleges are trying to isolate students who have the coronavirus or have been exposed to it, but they are running into a host of problems.

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College Students, Told to Report Covid Parties, Ask: To Snitch or Not to Snitch?

As colleges reopen despite the pandemic, students must decide whether they are willing to blow the whistle on their classmates.

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On TikTok, Students Complain About College Quarantine Food

Students arriving at N.Y.U. and other campuses are flooding social media with complaints about meals they are given as they isolate.

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Stop Campus Partying to Slow the Virus? Colleges Try but Often Fail

Coronavirus outbreaks at colleges reopening for fall classes underscore the difficulties of policing student behavior.

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Alabama Is Reopening Universities Its Own Way. Now Comes the Test.

The state is betting its robust student testing and technology program will be enough to hinder campus outbreaks of the virus.

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Covid Tests and Quarantines: Colleges Brace for an Uncertain Fall

Will sex in a social pod be OK? Colleges are racing to reconfigure dorms, expand testing programs and establish detailed social distancing rules.

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Colleges Plan to Reopen Campuses, but for Just Some Students at a Time

To provide some semblance of the campus experience during a pandemic, colleges say large chunks of the student body will have to stay away and study remotely for all or part of the year.

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‘My World Is Shattering’: Foreign Students Stranded by Coronavirus

When the pandemic shuttered colleges, many international students had no idea where to live or whether they would ever be able to return to class.

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Singapore Seemed to Have Coronavirus Under Control, Until Cases Doubled

The spread suggests that it is unrealistic for the United States, Europe and the rest of the world to return to the way they were anytime soon, even if viral curves appear to flatten.

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