Employee furloughs and pay cuts spur calls for equity
Several groups have been calling for administration to take a second look at these decisions.
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.
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.
UR team develops COVID-19 screening software for URMC workers
By asking questions related to the disease’s symptoms, the tool tells the user whether they potentially have COVID-19.