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  1. With Coronavirus Disrupting College, Should Every Student Pass? U.S., Yesterday

    College students across the country are pushing to abolish grades, saying the only letters that matter now are C-O-V-I-D.

  2. When the Mundane Becomes Heroic Opinion, Yesterday

    These are the people still working on a single block in Manhattan.

  3. Looking for Hope, Uplift or Just a Distraction From Virus Fears? Read On. U.S., Yesterday

    It’s grim out there. But in music, messages of hope — and goofy stuff online — people are trying to provide ways to get through a scary time.

  4. A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus Health, March 27

    Cardiologists are seeing infected patients whose worst symptoms are not respiratory, but cardiac.

  5. Dave Edwards, College Basketball Assist Wizard, Dies at 48 Obituaries, March 27

    Edwards holds the single-season assist record for Texas A&M, where he starred for three years.

  6. A Philadelphia Hospital Remains Closed as Talks Between the Owner and City Fall Apart U.S., March 27

    Hahnemann University Hospital could hold 500 patients with the coronavirus. But city officials said they could not pay the nearly $1 million a month the owner has requested.

  7. We’re Sharing Coronavirus Case Data for Every U.S. County U.S., March 27

    With no detailed government database on where the thousands of coronavirus cases have been reported, a team of New York Times journalists is attempting to track every case.

  8. For the Class of 2020, a Job-Eating Virus Recalls the Great Recession Business, March 27

    With interviews postponed and internships canceled, graduates seeking work fear for the future.

  9. The Religious Right’s Hostility to Science Is Crippling Our Coronavirus Response Opinion, March 27

    Trump’s response to the pandemic has been haunted by the science denialism of his ultraconservative religious allies.

  10. Opera Star, Charged With Sexual Assault, Is Fired by University of Michigan U.S., March 26

    David Daniels, a professor of voice and one of the world’s leading countertenors, was dismissed one year after he and his husband were charged with sexually assaulting another singer.

  11. Early Graduation Could Send Medical Students to Virus Front Lines Health, March 26

    Hundreds of fourth-year students at universities in Boston and New York could start caring for patients months ahead of schedule.

  12. With No Basketball Tournament, N.C.A.A Slashes Payments to Universities Sports, March 26

    The annual payment to conferences was cut to a total of $225 million, down from the $600 million that was budgeted before the coronavirus led to widespread cancellations in sports.

  13. Education Dept. Hits Penn State Again for Sexual Misconduct Procedures U.S., March 26

    Eight years after the Jerry Sandusky abuse scandal, the Education Department said the university still needed to overhaul its procedures.

  14. The U.S. Now Leads the World in Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Health, March 26

    Following a series of missteps, the nation is now the epicenter of the pandemic.

  15. Mississippi Governor Clarifies Order Defining Most Businesses as Essential U.S., March 26

    Gov. Tate Reeves issued a supplement to an executive order about essential businesses, saying it was a standard for local leaders, who had already issued their own.

  16. My Dad Has Coronavirus. I Don’t Know if I Should Say Goodbye. Opinion, March 26

    For over a week, my family has been caught in limbo, preparing for the worst.

  17. The Coronavirus Becomes an Excuse to Restrict Abortions Opinion, March 26

    Texas and Ohio say the procedures are nonessential and must yield to the pandemic.

  18. Britain Enlists an Army of Volunteers to Help Fight the Coronavirus World, March 25

    The government has recruited more than 400,000 people to care for senior citizens who have been told to stay at home for 12 weeks.

  19. Britain Enlists an Army of Volunteers to Help Fight the Coronavirus World, March 25

    The government has recruited more than 400,000 people to care for senior citizens who have been told to stay at home for 12 weeks.

  20. Colleges Get Billions in Coronavirus Relief, but Say Deal Falls Short of Needs U.S., March 25

    Congress’s emergency coronavirus bill would provide colleges and universities with about $14 billion to weather shutdowns and move to distance learning. That is unlikely to be enough.

  21. Fine Print of Stimulus Bill Contains Special Deals for Industries U.S., March 25

    Small banks, retailers and for-profit colleges got provisions they wanted. So did Boeing. Among those who could potentially benefit: President Trump’s company.

  22. College Presidents Have Bad News to Deliver. For Harvard’s, It’s That He Has Coronavirus. U.S., March 24

    In a variety of ways, college leaders have broken the news about the spring semester being cut short, including by dancing to an R.E.M. song.

  23. San Francisco’s Top Art School Plans Closing After Almost 150 Years Arts, March 24

    Efforts to save the alma mater of Annie Leibovitz and Kehinde Wiley collapsed as the coronavirus sent the Bay Area on lockdown.

  24. ‘I Just Don’t Think We Have the Luxury to Have Dreams Anymore’ Opinion, March 24

    Young people have a deep desire for radical change because we see the broken path ahead.

  25. When Coronavirus Closes Your Lab, Can Science Go On? Science, March 23

    Plenty of work can be done from home, but the pandemic is forcing some parts of the scientific process to be put on the shelf.

  26. They Went Abroad to Study. Now They Are Stranded. World, March 21

    As borders closed and airlines canceled flights, the biggest lesson for many Americans studying abroad was this: You’re on your own.

  27. The Hardest Questions Doctors May Face: Who Will Be Saved? Who Won’t? U.S., March 21

    As coronavirus infections explode in the U.S., hospitals could be forced to make harrowing choices if pushed to the brink. Planning is already underway.

  28. Western Universities Rely on China. After the Virus, That May Not Last. World, March 21

    In Britain, the United States and Australia, the coronavirus could blow huge holes in the budgets of universities that have “become addicted to one source of income.”

  29. James Hatch, Archivist of Black Theater, Dies at 91 Arts, March 20

    A scholar and historian, he amassed an invaluable trove of interviews and other material with his wife, the filmmaker Camille Billops.

  30. As Coronavirus Looms, a Hospital Begins Sterilizing Masks for Reuse Health, March 20

    Surgical masks are supposed to be used just once. But doctors in Nebraska are attempting a novel experiment as gear shortages arise.

  31. Coronavirus in N.Y.: ‘Deluge’ of Cases Begins Hitting Hospitals New York, March 20

    There are already critical shortages: A Bronx hospital is running out of ventilators. In Brooklyn, doctors are reusing masks.

  32. Coronavirus Could Overwhelm U.S. Without Urgent Action, Estimates Say Interactive, March 20

    Immediate steps to limit social contact in parts of the United States where few cases have been identified are needed to slow the outbreak, a model suggests.

  33. Is Our Fight Against Coronavirus Worse Than the Disease? Opinion, March 20

    There may be more targeted ways to beat the pandemic.

  34. What Is a College Education in the Time of Coronavirus? Opinion, March 18

    As students and professors converge online, universities shouldn’t just reach for makeshift solutions. They might learn something useful.

  35. Can Smart Thermometers Track the Spread of the Coronavirus? Health, March 18

    A company that makes internet-connected thermometers has followed the flu more closely than the C.D.C. can. Now the devices may be turning up cases of Covid-19.

  36. Bancroft Prize Goes to Books on Emancipation and Urban Renewal Arts, March 18

    The scholars Joseph P. Reidy and Lizabeth Cohen have won the prize, one of the most prestigious honors in the field of American history.

  37. A Nebraska Hospital Aimed to Contain the Virus. But It Had Already Spread. U.S., March 18

    Doctors at the University of Nebraska Medical Center treated some of America’s first coronavirus patients. Now, the center is preparing for many.

  38. A Payroll Tax Cut Won’t Work. Send Big Checks Now. Business, March 18

    A pandemic requires a different kind of stimulus: The government needs to get money to consumers, bolster unemployment insurance and provide loans.

  39. ‘We Are Frightened’: U.K. Doctors Brace for a Coronavirus Explosion World, March 18

    Hospitals will soon be overwhelmed with patients they can’t treat properly, doctors say, because of the British government’s mishandling of the pandemic.

  40. From Jerry Falwell Jr. to Dr. Drew: 5 Coronavirus Doubters U.S., March 18

    While public health experts warn people to take precautions, these popular media figures insist that the virus is overhyped.

  41. The Bernie Sanders Revolution Has Moved to Mom’s Couch U.S., March 18

    For some college students who support Mr. Sanders, leaving campus means more time to phone bank, and a captive, if skeptical, audience at home.

  42. Behind the Virus Report That Jarred the U.S. and the U.K. to Action World, March 17

    It wasn’t so much the numbers themselves, frightening though they were, as who reported them: Imperial College London.

  43. We Lead Three Universities. It’s Time for Drastic Action. Opinion, March 17

    Organizations nationwide need to get ahead of the coronavirus, even if it’s not in their community yet.

  44. Hundreds of Scientists Scramble to Find a Coronavirus Treatment Science, March 17

    In an ambitious international collaboration, researchers have “mapped” proteins in the coronavirus and identified 50 drugs to test against it.

  45. We Live in Zoom Now Style, March 17

    Zoom is where we work, go to school and party these days.

  46. ‘It’s Like a War’ Podcasts, March 17

    We spoke to a doctor triaging care at the heart of the coronavirus crisis in Italy about what may lie ahead for the U.S.

  47. Why Birds Are the World’s Best Engineers Science, March 17

    A nest is “a disordered stick bomb,” resilient in ways that humans have hardly begun to understand, much less emulate.

  48. White House Takes New Line After Dire Report on Death Toll U.S., March 16

    Federal guidelines warned against gatherings of more than 10 people as a London report predicted high fatalities in the U.S. without drastic action.

  49. Doctors Fear Bringing Coronavirus Home: ‘I Am Sort of a Pariah in My Family’ U.S., March 16

    One doctor dreamed he was surrounded by coughing patients. “Most physicians have never seen this level of angst and anxiety in their careers,” a veteran emergency room doctor said.

  50. A School Is Training Its New Team Mascot. It’s a Puppy. Sports, March 16

    Butler, a powerhouse of Big East basketball, is getting a new bulldog. By the time Blue takes over in May, the process will have stretched more than a year.

  51. Upheaval at Fashion Institute Over Accusations of Racism New York, March 16

    At the Fashion Institute of Technology, a show featuring “monkey ears” is among a handful of episodes that have raised racial tension.

  52. Two Emergency Room Doctors Are in Critical Condition With Coronavirus U.S., March 15

    The hospitalizations sharpen fears that the nation’s front-line medical workers could be uniquely vulnerable, a health care organization said.

  53. Biden, Courting Liberals, Backs Tuition-Free College for Some Students U.S., March 15

    In another overture to the Democratic Party’s left wing, Mr. Biden embraced a version of an idea championed by Senator Bernie Sanders, his chief rival for the Democratic nomination.

  54. College in the Coronavirus Era: Wistful Goodbyes and a Sense of Loss New York, March 15

    “I feel like a lot of experiences have been stolen from me,” said one Cornell University senior, as students left campus.

  55. How to Make College Decisions When Campuses Are Closed Well, March 15

    With coronavirus closings, tours for admitted students are off the table. Here are some workarounds in this time of social distancing.

  56. ‘It’s Totally Ad Hoc’: Why America’s Virus Response Looks Like a Patchwork U.S., March 15

    For centuries, the United States has resisted a centralized public health policy. This week, as protective measures against the coronavirus varied county to county, Americans saw the cost.

  57. Her Cancer Surgery Was Canceled at a Hospital Bracing for Coronavirus U.S., March 14

    Hospitals in hot spots like Seattle and New York are postponing elective surgeries, hoping to conserve resources as the outbreak escalates. More serious surgeries are also getting a second look.

  58. Coronavirus in N.Y.: Will a Surge in Patients Overwhelm Hospitals? New York, March 14

    “We are not prepared,” one doctor said. New York City’s hospitals may be moving too slowly as the outbreak spreads, experts say.

  59. Cap and Gone? College Commencements Confront the Coronavirus U.S., March 13

    The University of Michigan canceled its planned ceremony while students at the University of Maine threw an impromptu “Coronamencement.”

  60. Charles Wuorinen, Uncompromising Modernist Composer, Dies at 81 Arts, March 13

    Mr. Wuorinen won a Pulitzer Prize at 31 and went on to write a large body of mainly atonal works, including the opera “Brokeback Mountain.”

  61. Spring Break Was in Full Mode, And Then It Got Canceled. U.S., March 13

    As bad news continued to mount, the coronavirus sucked the fun and money out of Florida’s annual spring break.

  62. The Exponential Power of Now Science, March 13

    The explosive spread of coronavirus can be turned to our advantage, two infectious disease experts argue: “But only if we intervene early. That means now.”

  63. Bernie Sanders and the Case of the Missing Youth Vote Opinion, March 13

    Apathy is not the problem.

  64. Coronavirus Testing Goes Mobile in Seattle U.S., March 13

    In the center of the U.S. outbreak, one medical center has begun screening workers for the new virus by setting up a mobile clinic in a parking lot where cars serve as isolated waiting rooms.

  65. Everybody Ready for the Big Migration to Online College? Actually, No The Upshot, March 13

    One consequence of coronavirus: It will become more apparent that good online education is easier said than done.

  66. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Latest Updates New York, March 12

    The governor pushed for increased testing and announced that CUNY and SUNY classes would mostly be held online.

  67. Slavery and the Shaping of Early America: A Conversation Reader Center, March 12

    In a forum held as part of The Times’s 1619 Project, a discussion among scholars underscores the role modern culture plays in how history evolves.

  68. ‘Ya está en todas partes’: La demora en las pruebas retrasó la respuesta de Estados Unidos ante el coronavirus en Español, March 11

    El gobierno federal perdió varias oportunidades de garantizar pruebas más generalizadas durante los primeros días del brote, cuando contener el virus habría sido más sencillo.

  69. Tell Us: How Has the Coronavirus Affected Your College? U.S., March 11

    We would like to hear from students around the world who attend colleges that have disrupted classes because of the coronavirus outbreak.

  70. ‘An Eviction Notice’: Chaos After Colleges Tell Students to Stay Away U.S., March 11

    One after the other, like dominoes, colleges announced that because of coronavirus fears, they were suspending classes and asking students to pack up and go.

  71. Coronavirus Leads N.C.A.A. to Bar Fans From National Basketball Tournaments Sports, March 11

    Faced with an epidemic, college sports leaders spent weeks debating whether or how to move forward with one of the country’s biggest athletic events.

  72. Could an Invasive Snail Save Your Morning Coffee? Science, March 11

    Coffee leaf rust has long been the enemy of coffee growers, but a snail from Southeast Asia may give them hope.

  73. Where the Coronavirus Is Not Stopping Sports: Las Vegas Sports, March 11

    What do college basketball tournaments look like as the country starts to make decisions about crowds and the coronavirus outbreak? We went to Las Vegas to find out.

  74. Senate Rejects DeVos Rule Restricting Debt Relief for Bilked Students U.S., March 11

    The rule, struck down by a bipartisan majority, sought to rewrite Obama-era debt relief measures, which allow students misled by schools to request that their loan debts be forgiven.

  75. Obsesionada con un gen en Español, March 11

    Por primera vez la científica Nancy Wexler revela que ha heredado la extraña enfermedad a la que ha dedicado los estudios de toda su vida.

  76. At Michigan State, Bold Statements About Big Issues Arts, March 11

    Two exhibitions at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum explore racism as well as social and political movements.

  77. A Coronavirus ‘Containment Area,’ and Region’s First Death New York, March 11

    The state now has 173 confirmed cases, and the local epicenter, New Rochelle, will turn into a "containment area."

  78. Doctors and Patients Turn to Telemedicine in the Coronavirus Outbreak Health, March 11

    The use of virtual visits climbs as a way of safely treating patients and containing spread of the infection at hospitals, clinics and medical offices.

  79. ‘It’s Just Everywhere Already’: How Delays in Testing Set Back the U.S. Coronavirus Response U.S., March 10

    A series of missed chances by the federal government to ensure more widespread testing came during the early days of the outbreak, when containment would have been easier.

  80. Rules Eased on Colleges Seeking to Close Their Campuses Amid Outbreak U.S., March 10

    The Education Department is offering colleges and universities flexibility on higher education rules as campus closures have begun to cascade.

  81. First Coronavirus Death in New Jersey: Yonkers Raceway Worker New York, March 10

    The 69-year-old man is believed to be the first person in the Northeast whose death was related to the virus.

  82. School Closings and Nursing Home Visits: What to Know About Coronavirus in the U.S. U.S., March 10

    With hundreds of cases and more than two dozen deaths from the virus in the U.S., officials are ramping up measures to limit its spread.

  83. Colleges and Universities Cancel Classes and Move Online Amid Coronavirus Fears U.S., March 10

    With hundreds of cases and more than two dozen deaths from the virus in the U.S., officials are trying to limit its spread.

  84. Richly Decorated Memorials Emerge From Ancient Traditions Arts, March 10

    A show in Virginia reflects growing interest in contemporary Aboriginal art, and indigenous works in general.

  85. Haunted by a Gene Health, March 10

    For the first time, Nancy Wexler reveals that she has inherited the disease she has spent her life studying.

  86. Coming Home to a Michigan County Where Life Has Shifted U.S., March 9

    As the primary in Michigan looms, a return to Bay County finds residents wrestling to make ends meet. Many plant jobs are gone. Getting by can be a juggling act.

  87. School Closings Over Coronavirus in New York and New Jersey Interactive, March 9

    Here is a growing list of public and private schools, as well as colleges and universities, that have suspended or altered classes in the local effort to curb the outbreak.

  88. Thousands of Students in New York Face Shuttered Schools New York, March 9

    Columbia, Hofstra and Yeshiva universities canceled classes, and public schools in the suburb of Scarsdale will close for the week.

  89. Several East Coast Universities Cancel Classes in Coronavirus Response New York, March 8

    Columbia University Princeton said lectures and seminars would be taught remotely. Scarsdale, N.Y., also announced it was closing its public schools for the week after a teacher tested positive for the virus.

  90. Feminists Arm Themselves With Art Arts, March 8

    As the U.S. election approaches, feminism takes center stage at scores of art institutions across the country.

  91. 21 Coronavirus Cases on Cruise Ship Near California U.S., March 6

    More than 3,500 people are aboard the ship, which will dock at a noncommercial port this weekend. “We will be testing everyone,” Vice President Mike Pence said.

  92. First U.S. Colleges Close Classrooms as Virus Spreads. More Could Follow. U.S., March 6

    The University of Washington is moving to online classes for its 50,000 students. With colleges nationwide about to empty for spring break, students fear they might not be coming back.

  93. Coronavirus in N.Y.: City Pleads for More Tests as Cases Rise New York, March 6

    The city told the federal government that a shortage of tests for the virus had “impeded our ability to beat back this epidemic.”

  94. Art Historian Griselda Pollock Wins Holberg Prize Arts, March 5

    Ms. Pollock pioneered the introduction of feminist thought in art history. The prize comes with an award of 6 million Norwegian kroner, or about $650,000.

  95. Coronavirus in N.J.: A Second Positive Test in the State New York, March 5

    The first positive was a man, 32, who is in stable condition and isolated at a hospital in northern New Jersey, officials said.

  96. The Bleak Job Landscape of Adjunctopia for Ph.D.s The Upshot, March 5

    Ruthless labor exploitation? Generational betrayal? Understanding the job crisis in academia requires a look at recent history.

  97. Almost a Graduate and Almost Homeless Opinion, March 5

    I had made it from Mexico into an elite American university, but it didn’t change my place in American society.

  98. Lesson of the Day: ‘Gender Pronouns Can Be Tricky on Campus. Harvard Is Making Them Stick.’ The Learning Network, March 5

    In this lesson, learn how students are pushing to make colleges and universities more inclusive.

  99. Told to Stay Home, Suspected Coronavirus Patient Attended Event With Dartmouth Students U.S., March 4

    The worker at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire was confirmed with the disease only after attending the mixer. Now a second man has tested positive.

  100. Coronavirus and Your Dog: No Need to Panic Yet Science, March 4

    One dog may have a low-grade infection, but there’s no indication pets get sick or spread the virus.

  101. How Democrats Would Raise Taxes on the Rich Business, March 4

    Investment income of the wealthy is a target that unifies leading presidential candidates and top Democrats in Congress.

  102. After Family Gets Coronavirus, New York Suburb Is Gripped by Anxiety New York, March 4

    Ten of the state’s 11 confirmed cases are centered in New Rochelle, where over 100 other households are under a self-quarantine order.

  103. Coronavirus in N.Y.: 9 New Cases, All Connected to Westchester Man New York, March 4

    New Jersey announces its first case, and officials in both states scramble to trace the spread of the virus.

  104. Oklahoma College Recruiter Lined Up High School Students by Skin Color and Hair Type U.S., March 3

    Cedric Sunray, an Oklahoma Christian University recruiter, said he had no intention of “promoting a racist agenda” with his presentation to students.

  105. Former Barnard Student Accused of Killing Mother New York, March 1

    A 22-year-old was living at home in New Jersey, and her mother wanted her to return to college. The argument ended in murder, court documents say.