(NEW YORK) -- As more colleges and universities announce plans to require all students be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to return to campus, they've placed themselves at the forefront of a politically charged debate over whether institutions should be able to mandate vaccines. Public... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For colleges and universities, the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot has been the simplest solution for quickly and fully vaccinating students who will soon disperse around the country in early May, otherwise risking both infection and transmission as they go. But... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has implemented a number of new protocols for universities as multiple campuses have seen spikes in COVID-19 cases.The requirements include a limit of two people allowed in... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- An increasing number of colleges and universities are canceling spring break six months ahead of time amid concerns about travel during the coronavirus pandemic.The University of Michigan became one of the... Read More.
BY: SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News(CHICAGO) -- From converting on-campus labs to designating quarantine dorms, many schools touted extensive safety strategies leading up to students’ return to college campuses.Now that class is back in session, colleges and universities across... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As colleges deal with COVID-19 outbreaks, some are having their students leave campus -- which medical authorities warn is the opposite of what they should be doing.White House coronavirus response coordinator... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News(WORCESTER, Mass.) -- Classes have not even started at the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts, but there are growing concerns over the students’ disregard of coronavirus safety protocols. Over the weekend, campus police... Read More.
By HALEY YAMADA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Back-to-school season is off to a challenging start. As new cases of the coronavirus are reported at K-12 schools that have reopened, many others are facing the difficult decision of whether... Read More.
By KIARA BRANTLEY-JONES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Six historically Black colleges and universities received eight-figure donations all thanks to philanthropist Mackenzie Scott.Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon's Jeff Bezos, granted millions of dollars to several HBCUs. Howard University, Xavier... Read More.
BY: SASHA PEZENIK and MATTHEW MOSK(NEW YORK) -- With demand for coronavirus testing expected to rise even higher this fall as students return to campuses across the nation, some major universities are adding their names to the list of those... Read More.