The United States has the world’s largest student housing market, representing $11 billion in real estate investments, according to the National Apartment Association. And as the pandemic drags on and more universities feel the cash crunch, the endowment gap between legacy campuses like Harvard and Yale and smaller colleges is […]
COVID-19 has changed ‘get out the vote’ efforts on college campuses: Goodbye knocking on dorms, hello Instagram Live
Last fall, when Breanna Brown wanted to talk to her fellow students about voting, the then-freshman at Wayne State University would walk into a lecture hall (with the professor’s permission) and extol the virtues of civic participation before class started. In between classes, she and other organizers would “table” in […]
College freshmen moved into dorms with hopes of having a ‘normal’ semester. 3 students told us why they quickly moved back home.
College students moving at the University of Michigan. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Insider spoke to students at the University of Alabama, University of Michigan, and the University of Missouri on why they made the decision to leave their campuses shortly after moving into dorms. The students had hoped for a traditional […]
Colleges using COVID dorms, quarantines to keep virus at bay
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — With the coronavirus spreading through colleges at alarming rates, universities are scrambling to find quarantine locations in dormitory buildings and off-campus properties to isolate the thousands of students who have caught COVID-19 or been exposed to it. Sacred Heart University has converted a 34-room guest house […]