2020 April

BULLETIN #5 April 20-24, 2020

  • Apr 24, 2020

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION MARGUERITE J. DENNIS BULLETIN #5 April 20-24, 2020 “Every university we have spoken to expects to be impacted by COVID-19 and for some, the potential loss of income is projected to be greater than 100 million pounds. And that is before you factor in that losing new students has a multi-year impact.” Andrew Connors, Lloyds Banking Group In the United States, more than 4,000 colleges and u...

Public Health and Education in a Transnational Society – STAR Webinar Series on COVID-19

  • Apr 23, 2020

Understanding the Global Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic April 30, 2020, at 10:00 am Eastern Time.  Speakers Bios: Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota Dr. Sapkota is a medical epidemiologist who works for the federal public health agency. He is also Vice President of Global Public Health for the STAR organization. More information about Dr. Sapkota is available here: https://starscholars.org/dr-sanjeeb-sapkota/ Bio of Peiyi (Peggy) Hu, MD, PhD Dr....

BULLETIN # 2: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION

  • Apr 18, 2020

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION BULLETIN #2 MARCH 30 – APRIL 3, 2020 “The emotionally and spiritually sane response is to be prepared to be forever changed.” Aisha S. Ahmad, assistant professor of political science, University of Toronto, commenting on the impact of COID-19 on the Academy. The University of California has eased requirements for enrolled and accepted students in response to educational disruptions brough...

BULLETIN # 1: IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON FACULTY, DOCTORAL STUDENTS, RESEARCHERS    

  • Apr 18, 2020

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON FACULTY, DOCTORAL STUDENTS, RESEARCHERS     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 facul...

BULLETIN # 3: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION

  • Apr 18, 2020

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION: INFORMATION FOR PRESIDENTS, VICE-CHANCELLORS, PROVOSTS, BUSINESS OFFICERS, FACULTY, ENROLLMENT MANAGERS, ADMISSION DEANS, AND DOCTORAL STUDENTS BULLETIN # 3  APRIL 6-10, 2020 “I learned that anything I thought couldn’t happen seemed to be eventually happening.” John A. Fry, President of Drexel University, on managing the campus through the pandemic. A survey conducted by the research firm...

BULLETIN # 4: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION

  • Apr 18, 2020

WEEKLY INFORMATION FOR PRESIDENTS, VICE-CHANCELLORS, PROVOSTS, CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICERS, FACUTY, ENROLLMENT MANAGERS, ADMISSION DEANS, INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RECRUITERS, AND SOTORAL STUDENTS BULLETIN # 4 APRIL 13-17, 2020 Jeanne Harrison, Vice President and Senior Analyst at Moody’s Investors Services, highlighting the financial impact of the pandemic on higher education, wrote: We expect rated universities in all of our current jurisd...

Status and Effect of COVID 19 and Measures of Hopefulness 

  • Apr 14, 2020

Narayan Prasad Paudel, PhD Professor, Mid Western University Nepal www.mwu.edu.np March 23, 2020     Current Status and Effect of Corona Virus Currently, the entire world is facing the pandemic of the Corona Virus (COVID 19) across the world. Around 188 countries and territories worldwide have been affected by the virus. This is the only case in the entire history of mankind where the pandemic is spread all across th...

Dr. Sapkota’s Message to STAR Scholars on COVID-19

  • Apr 14, 2020

Dear STAR Scholars around the world, These are unprecedented times. Our society has changed immensely over the past month as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been thrust into a new reality. Courses typically taught in a traditional format have suddenly been transformed into remote instruction in an online environment. We have had to work from home while remaining both productive and efficient under these perilous conditions. http...