Health

Teletherapy platforms extend reach of college counseling centers

College counseling centers are increasingly relying on platforms that provide virtual therapy services to continue helping students cope with mental health issues during the pandemic and beyond.

It's not so much when colleges reopen -- it's also how

Colleges face a host of daunting considerations, beyond testing for coronavirus infection, when it comes to reopening.

Colleges report student exposures to coronavirus, American Physical Society cancels annual meeting

Spread of coronavirus in California, Oregon and Washington triggers student quarantines. American Physical Society cancels annual meeting, colleges cancel more overseas programs and players' group calls for possibly holding March Madness tournament without fans.

Programs in Italy, South Korea cancel classes and make other changes as coronavirus spreads

Syracuse cancels its Florence study abroad program, and other institutions make changes to programs in Italy, South Korea and elsewhere as coronavirus spreads globally.

Colleges restrict university travel to China in response to coronavirus

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Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, colleges are suspending travel to China, a popular destination for faculty and students and a country where many colleges have deep connections.

Some colleges report possible coronavirus cases; experts emphasize importance of planning

Students at several U.S. universities are tested for possible cases of a novel coronavirus. Experts weigh in on how colleges can prepare for the virus.

College campuses are fighting outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is breaking out on numerous campuses, leaving students frustrated and campus officials struggling to contain the spread.

Outbreaks of norovirus hit college campuses around the country

Outbreaks of norovirus and mumps hit college campuses around the country.

Incoming students' 'emotional health' at all-time low, survey says

Nearly 10 percent of incoming freshmen -- a near-all-time high -- say they feel "frequently depressed," reports an annual survey.

Measles outbreak raises issues for colleges

Students at four colleges appear to have the disease. Experts say it is crucial for colleges to review immunization records.

 

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