College students across the country are pushing to abolish grades, saying the only letters that matter now are C-O-V-I-D.
These are the people still working on a single block in Manhattan.
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.
Cardiologists are seeing infected patients whose worst symptoms are not respiratory, but cardiac.
Edwards holds the single-season assist record for Texas A&M, where he starred for three years.
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.
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.
With interviews postponed and internships canceled, graduates seeking work fear for the future.
Trump’s response to the pandemic has been haunted by the science denialism of his ultraconservative religious allies.
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.
Hundreds of fourth-year students at universities in Boston and New York could start caring for patients months ahead of schedule.
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.
Eight years after the Jerry Sandusky abuse scandal, the Education Department said the university still needed to overhaul its procedures.
Following a series of missteps, the nation is now the epicenter of the pandemic.
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.
For over a week, my family has been caught in limbo, preparing for the worst.
Texas and Ohio say the procedures are nonessential and must yield to the pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
Small banks, retailers and for-profit colleges got provisions they wanted. So did Boeing. Among those who could potentially benefit: President Trump’s company.
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.
Efforts to save the alma mater of Annie Leibovitz and Kehinde Wiley collapsed as the coronavirus sent the Bay Area on lockdown.
Young people have a deep desire for radical change because we see the broken path ahead.
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.
As borders closed and airlines canceled flights, the biggest lesson for many Americans studying abroad was this: You’re on your own.
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.
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.”
A scholar and historian, he amassed an invaluable trove of interviews and other material with his wife, the filmmaker Camille Billops.
Surgical masks are supposed to be used just once. But doctors in Nebraska are attempting a novel experiment as gear shortages arise.
There are already critical shortages: A Bronx hospital is running out of ventilators. In Brooklyn, doctors are reusing masks.
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.
There may be more targeted ways to beat the pandemic.
As students and professors converge online, universities shouldn’t just reach for makeshift solutions. They might learn something useful.
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.
The scholars Joseph P. Reidy and Lizabeth Cohen have won the prize, one of the most prestigious honors in the field of American history.
Doctors at the University of Nebraska Medical Center treated some of America’s first coronavirus patients. Now, the center is preparing for many.
A pandemic requires a different kind of stimulus: The government needs to get money to consumers, bolster unemployment insurance and provide loans.
Hospitals will soon be overwhelmed with patients they can’t treat properly, doctors say, because of the British government’s mishandling of the pandemic.
While public health experts warn people to take precautions, these popular media figures insist that the virus is overhyped.
For some college students who support Mr. Sanders, leaving campus means more time to phone bank, and a captive, if skeptical, audience at home.
It wasn’t so much the numbers themselves, frightening though they were, as who reported them: Imperial College London.
Organizations nationwide need to get ahead of the coronavirus, even if it’s not in their community yet.
In an ambitious international collaboration, researchers have “mapped” proteins in the coronavirus and identified 50 drugs to test against it.
Zoom is where we work, go to school and party these days.
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.
A nest is “a disordered stick bomb,” resilient in ways that humans have hardly begun to understand, much less emulate.
Federal guidelines warned against gatherings of more than 10 people as a London report predicted high fatalities in the U.S. without drastic action.
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.
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.
At the Fashion Institute of Technology, a show featuring “monkey ears” is among a handful of episodes that have raised racial tension.
The hospitalizations sharpen fears that the nation’s front-line medical workers could be uniquely vulnerable, a health care organization said.
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.
“I feel like a lot of experiences have been stolen from me,” said one Cornell University senior, as students left campus.
With coronavirus closings, tours for admitted students are off the table. Here are some workarounds in this time of social distancing.
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.
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.
“We are not prepared,” one doctor said. New York City’s hospitals may be moving too slowly as the outbreak spreads, experts say.
The University of Michigan canceled its planned ceremony while students at the University of Maine threw an impromptu “Coronamencement.”
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.”
As bad news continued to mount, the coronavirus sucked the fun and money out of Florida’s annual spring break.
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.”
Apathy is not the problem.
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.
One consequence of coronavirus: It will become more apparent that good online education is easier said than done.
The governor pushed for increased testing and announced that CUNY and SUNY classes would mostly be held online.
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.
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.
We would like to hear from students around the world who attend colleges that have disrupted classes because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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.
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.
Coffee leaf rust has long been the enemy of coffee growers, but a snail from Southeast Asia may give them hope.
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.
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.
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.
Two exhibitions at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum explore racism as well as social and political movements.
The state now has 173 confirmed cases, and the local epicenter, New Rochelle, will turn into a "containment area."
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.
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.
The Education Department is offering colleges and universities flexibility on higher education rules as campus closures have begun to cascade.
The 69-year-old man is believed to be the first person in the Northeast whose death was related to the virus.
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.
With hundreds of cases and more than two dozen deaths from the virus in the U.S., officials are trying to limit its spread.
A show in Virginia reflects growing interest in contemporary Aboriginal art, and indigenous works in general.
For the first time, Nancy Wexler reveals that she has inherited the disease she has spent her life studying.
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.
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.
Columbia, Hofstra and Yeshiva universities canceled classes, and public schools in the suburb of Scarsdale will close for the week.
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.
As the U.S. election approaches, feminism takes center stage at scores of art institutions across the country.
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.
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.
The city told the federal government that a shortage of tests for the virus had “impeded our ability to beat back this epidemic.”
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.
The first positive was a man, 32, who is in stable condition and isolated at a hospital in northern New Jersey, officials said.
Ruthless labor exploitation? Generational betrayal? Understanding the job crisis in academia requires a look at recent history.
I had made it from Mexico into an elite American university, but it didn’t change my place in American society.
In this lesson, learn how students are pushing to make colleges and universities more inclusive.
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.
One dog may have a low-grade infection, but there’s no indication pets get sick or spread the virus.
Investment income of the wealthy is a target that unifies leading presidential candidates and top Democrats in Congress.
Ten of the state’s 11 confirmed cases are centered in New Rochelle, where over 100 other households are under a self-quarantine order.
New Jersey announces its first case, and officials in both states scramble to trace the spread of the virus.
Cedric Sunray, an Oklahoma Christian University recruiter, said he had no intention of “promoting a racist agenda” with his presentation to students.
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.