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USA Today

May 22, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: Trump says he won't 'close the country' if there's a new wave; Alaska reopens; Memorial Day travel will be 'weak'

“This pandemic is preying on decades of the fundamental arrangement of how we produce our food," said Joshua Specht, an assistant professor of history at the University of Notre Dame who studies the meat industry.

USA Today

May 22, 2020

Cheap chicken, beef came at a cost. How American meat plants bred coronavirus hot spots.

“This pandemic is preying on decades of the fundamental arrangement of how we produce our food," said Joshua Specht, an assistant professor of history at the University of Notre Dame who studies the meat industry.

CNBC

May 22, 2020

Postal Service’s financial stress might hurt its ability to handle large volume of mail-in ballots

The financial strain “could affect its ability to meet payroll, purchase gasoline, maintain vehicles and provide reliable service,” said James O’Rourke, professor of management at the University of Notre Dame.

The Guardian

May 22, 2020

Why reassertion of Xi Jinping's authority spells violence in Hong Kong

“Given that the protests and their intensity have been driven by Beijing’s erosion of promised freedoms, Beijing’s direct imposition of a security law would clearly enflame the population,” said Victoria Tin-bor Hui, an associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame who has been following the protests.

U.S. News & World Report

May 22, 2020

Weighing Europe's Recovery Strategy Against the U.S. Approach

"In Germany, it's clear much more than the U.S., [that] the emphasis has been on saving firms," says Rudi Bachmann, an economics professor at the University Notre Dame and who is from Germany.

The Washington Post

May 22, 2020

Notre Dame vs. Princeton: Two very different approaches on when and how to reopen college during covid-19

As an exercise in looking at how education leaders can come to different decisions in uncertain times, let’s examine the reasoning of the leaders of two schools: the University of Notre Dame and Princeton University.

New York Magazine

May 21, 2020

What Will College Be Like in the Fall?

This week, Notre Dame became one of the first large universities to announce detailed plans for resuming campus life in the fall.

CNN

May 21, 2020

CNN coronavirus town hall

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta speak with University of Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins about the effects the Covid-19 pandemic is having on college students and their universities.

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Associated Press

May 21, 2020

Colleges Plan Fall Opening, but Campuses Won't Look the Same

Colleges planning to reopen include Purdue University, Texas A&M University, the University of Notre Dame and statewide systems in Arizona, Florida, New Hampshire and elsewhere.

MarketWatch

May 21, 2020

Colleges balance student safety with falling revenues — here’s how universities will be transformed in the fall

At the University of Notre Dame, officials are planning for students to return to campus on August 10 — two weeks earlier than typical — and for them to continue without breaks until Thanksgiving. 

CNBC

May 21, 2020

Boston University is setting up dedicated coronavirus testing for students, staff and faculty

In recent days, the University of Notre Dame and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill said they intend to start the semester earlier than planned and finish final exams by Thanksgiving.

Fox News

May 21, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic’s impact on US jobs might not be fully captured until June

“This survey might not capture everything that we’re seeing,” said Jason Reed, an economist and the assistant chair and finance professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. 

Fox News

May 20, 2020

University of Notre Dame to reopen this fall

The University of Notre Dame will be reopening this fall despite coronavirus.

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Newsweek

May 20, 2020

These colleges plan to reopen for in-person classes in the fall

According to The Chronicle, some of the prominent colleges across the country that are planning for in-person classes in the fall include, Auburn University, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, University of Miami, Cornell University, University of Notre Dame, Boston College, University of North Carolina, Manhattan College and New York University.

CNN

May 20, 2020

It's time to throw the school calendar out the window

Given what we think we know about the coronavirus, that the rate of infection has slowed but that -- as Dr. Anthony Fauci has said -- another wave of infection is likely later in the year, the goal should be to reopen in late summer -- an approach that colleges like Notre Dame and several others have said recently they are adopting: open school a couple of weeks earlier than usual, cancel fall break to reduce student travel and shorten the term to finish before Thanksgiving.

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MSNBC

May 20, 2020

Notre Dame Pres: 'We will be ready' to welcome students in Fall

The President of the University of Notre Dame, Father John Jenkins, tells Ayman Mohyeldin how his school is preparing to welcome students back onto their South Bend campus in the fall.

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Inside Higher Ed

May 20, 2020

The Switch Semester

Others, such as the University of Notre Dame and Creighton University, have said they will instead begin the term a bit earlier in August and end it at the break in late November.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

May 20, 2020

Fearing a Second Wave of Covid-19, Some Colleges Will End Fall Semester Early

The Universities of Notre Dame, South Carolina, and San Diego, along with Creighton University, are all planning to end their fall semesters early.

CNBC

May 20, 2020

Notre Dame opening for classes in the fall

Paul Browne, University of Notre Dame, on the school’s decision to hold classes on campus for the fall semester.

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The New York Times

May 20, 2020

Some students will be back on campus by fall

Notre Dame, Purdue and others will begin in-person classes early and end them by Thanksgiving.

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