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Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - October 19, 2020

October 19, 2020

Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
Pelosi Tells White House It Has Until Tuesday to Reach Relief Deal Before Election
The Wall Street Journal (October 19, 2020)
President of St. Augustine’s University in North Carolina Dies of Covid-19 Complications
The Washington Post (October 16, 2020)
Is It Safe for Colleges to Send Students Home for Winter Break? (October 19, 2020)
“What’d We Miss?”:  An Initial Analysis of Politics, Demographics, and COVID-19 Rates in Colleges’ Resumption of Instructional Operations for Fall 2020
The College Crisis Initiative, Davidson College (October 19, 2020)
Transmission Dynamics by Age Group in COVID-19 Hotspot Counties — United States, April–September 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (October 9, 2020)
Student Lawsuits Asking for COVID-19 Refunds Pile Up Against Universities
The Union Tribune, San Diego, CA (October 19, 2020)
The Tricky Business of Coronavirus Testing on College Campuses
WAMU / NPR, Washington, DC (October 17, 2020)
Some HBCUs See Lower COVID-19 Rates, Higher Enrollment Than Other Universities
WAMU / NPR, Washington, DC (October 17, 2020)
Testing Reveals Over 6% of Carroll College Students Have COVID
The Sun Times, Fairfield, MT (October 16, 2020)
COVID-19 Roundup: Cases, Coaches and a Class Action Lawsuit
Inside Higher Ed (October 19, 2020)
Applying to College During Covid: What Parents and Students Should Know
The Wall Street Journal (October 19, 2020)
Coronavirus Pandemic May Make It Easier to Get in to College, But Not the Ivy League (October 19, 2020)

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