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Some universities show early signs of slowing COVID-19 outbreaks through temporary shutdowns

Some universities show early signs of slowing COVID-19 outbreaks through temporary shutdowns 1

2020-09-30 06:41:05

CU Boulder isn’t alone: Across the country, many universities have seen similar spikes in COVID-19 cases. At the same time, some experts also see glimmers of hope in the stories of other schools, such as the University of Notre Dame, that seem to have slowed outbreaks by pausing in-person learning.

At CU Boulder, campus leaders are cautiously optimistic that the transition to online-only classes, along with the public health order, will help bend the university’s curve—lowering infection rates so that Buffs can again sit in the same rooms as their instructors and classmates.

Read more about how temporary shutdowns have helped other universities and what we're doing at CU Boulder by clicking the link below.

Some universities show early signs of slowing COVID-19 outbreaks through temporary shutdowns

In Boulder, university leaders acknowledge the hardship that the recent surge in cases has caused the community. But some also see glimmers of hope in the stories of other schools that seem to have slowed outbreaks by pausing in-person learning.

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A big Buffs THANK YOU to those who are working hard on the multiple fires in Col…

A big Buffs THANK YOU to those who are working hard on the multiple fires in Col... 2

2020-10-23 10:08:57

A big Buffs THANK YOU to those who are working hard on the multiple fires in Colorado. Below is an update about the #LeftHandCanyonFire, one of the fires closest to, but not threatening, campus. Follow the CalWood and Lefthand Canyon Fires page for updates on #CalWoodFire and ways to offer community support:

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From the Provost and COO – Spring semester to start Jan. 14

From the Provost and COO - Spring semester to start Jan. 14 3

2020-10-22 10:14:19

Building upon lessons from fall, our spring 2021 semester will start Jan. 14 and deliver a more robust campus experience while continuing to comply with the latest COVID-19 public health guidance.

Read details about the schedule and operational updates at the link below:

From the Provost and COO – Spring semester to start Jan. 14

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Remnants of ancient viruses could be shaping coronavirus response, says new Packard Fellow

Remnants of ancient viruses could be shaping coronavirus response, says new Packard Fellow 4

2020-10-20 05:51:11

Why are some people more resilient to viruses than others?

The answer has eluded scientists for centuries and, in the age of COVID-19, has come to represent one of the holy grails of biomedical research.

Learn how Ed Chuong, an assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology at…

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Remnants of ancient viruses could be shaping coronavirus response, says new Packard Fellow

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