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"Given the inevitable movement of individuals internationally, to effectively put an end to this pandemic, the movement to develop a vaccine in the next few months must span internationally as well."
"It’s time for the WNBA administration and leaders in basketball to call for better pay equity and recognize the WNBA as the trailblazers they are — in athletics and in social justice."
"Graduate programs should use this unprecedented year as an opportunity to not only waive standardized testing requirements for program admission, but remove them altogether in the years to follow."
"Continuing higher education amidst a pandemic is certainly unprecedented, and as one of the nation’s leading public universities, and coming up with an effective plan for reopening is going to take more work."
As conferences weigh health risks and others cancel their football seasons, the movement to organize players may be a significant turning point in the NCAA’s history of amateur sports.
"One of the more questionable decisions made by the UNC administration in recent weeks was the choice to not require COVID-19 testing for students upon return to campus under the premise that it 'could create a false sense of security.'"
"Black Americans endure racial discrimination, microaggressions and antagonization from nearly every American institution. It’s visible in the disproportionate incarceration rates, unemployment statistics and home ownership demographics. Unsurprisingly, this disparity appears, too, in one of the systems most vital to public safety — health care."
Several programs have made statements that although pass/fail grades would be accepted, letter grading would be strongly preferred during the application process in the upcoming years.
"With the rapid changes and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus, making decisions is challenging. However, politicians should primarily consider scientific evidence, listen to experts and prioritize the health of the public when planning for the future."