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.
8 at UR, 1,296 in Monroe County have had confirmed cases of COVID-19
None of these people are still on campus. This number also doesn’t include University community members who were diagnosed with COVID-19 after being home for two or more weeks.
Basic Needs Hub
Following the funds: The origins and purpose of the Basic Needs Hub
Since COVID-19 has put so many students into extenuating circumstances, the Hub has drastically changed how it operates.
Furloughs, merit-raise cancellations for faculty and staff
The combination of new expenses incurred by the Medical Center and the loss of revenue from students living on campus has resulted in a significant drop in finances for UR, said a letter from administrators.