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Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Themes of anxiety, depression, and fear of shortages emerge as Rochester researchers continue to mine social media as a reflection of the United States “in the moment.”

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FAQ: COVID-19 testing on campus

FAQ: COVID-19 testing on campus

July 16, 2020

University experts outline the COVID-19 testing and monitoring protocols being put in place as the campus looks to reopen.

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Rochester biologists selected for ‘rapid research’ on COVID-19

Rochester biologists selected for ‘rapid research’ on COVID-19

July 16, 2020

Rochester biologists are exploring how coronavirus interacts with cellular proteins to cause COVID-19 under a priority NSF program.

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Engineers help volunteer group provide protective gear for caregivers

Engineers help volunteer group provide protective gear for caregivers

July 15, 2020

A University engineering team uses 3-D printers and laser cutters to make face shields as part of a community-wide effort to supply much-needed safety equipment.

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Spring’s abrupt shift to remote learning offers lessons for the fall

Spring’s abrupt shift to remote learning offers lessons for the fall

July 12, 2020

University of Rochester faculty are using the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic to prepare for a better remote learning experience in fall 2020.

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Orientation leaders hope to make new students Rochester ready—virtually

Orientation leaders hope to make new students Rochester ready—virtually

July 10, 2020

A Zoom-based talk show and a roster of online activities are some of the hallmarks of orientation programming in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bats offer clues to treating COVID-19

Bats offer clues to treating COVID-19

July 8, 2020

Bats carry many viruses, including the one behind COVID-19, without becoming ill. University of Rochester biologists are studying the immune system of bats to find potential ways to “mimic” that system in humans.

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Memorial Art Gallery reopens as Finger Lakes region enters Phase Four

Memorial Art Gallery reopens as Finger Lakes region enters Phase Four

June 29, 2020

With masks, social distancing, and other safety measures in place, the University’s museum has reopened and is once again welcoming visitors.

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What will it take to restore the economy after COVID-19?

What will it take to restore the economy after COVID-19?

June 19, 2020

Narayana Kocherlakota, the Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics, says the prospects for economic recovery depend on how effectively we can combat COVID-19.

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As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

June 19, 2020

Time sharing, staggered shifts, and reconfigured spaces are among the adaptations in place as research resumes at Rochester.

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