Mangelsdorf and administrators plan for an uncertain semester
The town hall — which lasted around an hour — covered a variety of topics, like staff furloughs and the UR Medical Center’s (URMC) work facing the pandemic.
Fall 2020 plans tentatively announced in the face of COVID-19
Classes will start in late August, and be offered in-person and online through Thanksgiving, according to the email.
URMC studies COVID-19 vaccines, social distancing
Though testing will take place with multiple visits over a period of two years, it’s possible that the resulting vaccine will be ready for emergency use before then, with plans in place for millions of doses to be available by the end of the year, and production being upped to hundreds of millions in 2021.
Fenno remembered as scholar, teacher, and colleague
Fenno, who was vital to the development of UR’s political science department as one of the field’s best in the nation, died at the age of 93 on April 21, from what was deemed a likely case of COVID-19.