2020 March

Latest COVID-19 Update on Higher Education

  • Mar 25, 2020

Marguerite Dennis, a STAR leader is sending you an update on some of the latest academic developments. This week the San Francisco Art Institute and Notre Dame de Namur are no longer accepting students for the fall semester. The University of Oregon announced that approximately 400 research professors will be laid off if they can't work from home. Tenure bids at Ohio State and Creighton universities have been put on ...

Harvard President Tests Positive

  • Mar 25, 2020

Dear Researchers and Scholars around the world, This is an unusually difficult time for our planet. Higher education is experiencing its topsy-turvy moment. Lawrence S. Bacow, the President of Harvard University is tested positive for COVID-19, and so is his wife. What can we learn from President Lawrence is that we need to be upfront about it. Because the virus passes on from one person to another during the incubation period of abo...

COVID-19: Stay Informed, Keep Safe!

  • Mar 25, 2020

Dear Researchers and Scholars around the world, Our planet is experiencing COVID-19, an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. We want you to be safe and informed. Because most of you are the leaders of your community, we appreciate what you have been doing to keep your community safe. Please know that we are with you during this difficult time.  According to the World Health Organization, the best way to preven...

Impact of COVID-19 on Faculty, Doctoral Students, Researchers

  • Mar 24, 2020

This is not an article about the millions of people worldwide suffering from the pandemic, COVID-19. This is not an article about locked down cities, overwhelmed medical facilities, stock market declines, tattered travel plans or cancelled national and international conferences, sporting events, and concerts. This is an article written for the full-time and part-time faculty, researchers, and doctoral students who have been, and will contin...