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Students express unease, frustration with campus COVID-19 testing

Each week, thousands of students participate in COVID-19 testing at sites on campus — and so far, more than 300 have tested positive.

National Agenda 2021: How David Joy and Asma Khalid redefine America four years later

Presented by the university’s Center for Political Communication, the National Agenda fall 2021 speaker series took the Mitchell Hall Theatre stage on Sept. 8.

University announces visitors must have proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test

Beginning September 10, all visitors to the university must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within the last 72 hours.

Protocols for fall 2021 instruction change due to COVID-19 spike on campus

Between Sept. 8 to Sept. 10, there were 345 new positive cases of COVID-19 on campus.

“We’re as excited as you are:” Professors share hopes and fears about an in-person fall

After Zoom session upon Zoom session talking to classes full of turned-off cameras, professors are more eager than ever to resume their usual positions in front of real, live classrooms.

Common Grounds: University startup seeks to educate through food

Global enterprise management major Lynn Roberts is taking the concept of “breaking bread” to a new level with her startup Common Grounds, a cultural food catering service which educates while its customers eat.

Historic Twilight Induction ceremony welcomes freshmen and sophomores to campus

On Tuesday, Aug. 31, the university welcomed both the Class of ‘24 and the Class of ‘25 to campus in a historic and unprecedented evening. While the Twilight Induction is an annual event, this is the first time in recent memory that freshmen and sophomores have attended the ceremony together.

Sustainability at the university for the fall 2021 semester

As the university reopens its doors to the full student body, lights turn on in buildings, people drive cars to campus and each individual contributes their own daily waste to the university’s trash cans. As university operations expand, so does its impact on the environment.

University raises tuition ahead of 2021–2022 academic year

Since 1990, costs to attend the university have increased every year, and this year is no exception. In early July, the university announced an increase in undergraduate tuition.

A behind-the-scenes look at the university’s COVID-19 protocols

As students geared up for the fall semester — packing their shower caddies, glancing over their syllabi and most crucially, getting their COVID-19 vaccines — the health experts at the university monitored COVID-19 data locally and nationally to create its plans and mandates for the semester.

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