Tag: public health

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 things academic research institutions can learn from Moderna

February 9, 2023

Via: eCampus News

Being publicly traded and with a market cap of about $70 billion as of this writing, Moderna is emphatically not an academic institution. While it may seem cynical to say given the extraordinary contribution its mRNA COVID-19 vaccines have made […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

3 ways schools can support youth mental health

May 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The collective damage caused by the pandemic has yet to be fully understood, but the toll it has taken on youth mental health and emotional well-being is becoming exceedingly apparent. Widespread social isolation and loneliness, uncertainty, parental loss of a […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

One way to address student mental health? Bring the clinic to school

April 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Many Michigan school administrators say they’ve often served as stand-in public health officials during the pandemic. So it’s no surprise that districts across the state are eager to get some backup from a program that opens clinics in school buildings. […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

A $100M Gift Endows UT Southwestern School of Public Health

March 3, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A $100 million gift to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center will support and endow its new school of public health, the institution announced Wednesday. The donation comes from the O’Donnell Foundation, established by the philanthropist Peter O’Donnell Jr., […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges with public health programs more likely to use remote learning in pandemic

February 22, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Fall 2020 was the first full term affected by COVID-19 in the U.S. Vaccines were not yet available and guidance for educational institutions was scattershot. That inconsistent communication made researchers curious about what factors influenced a college’s pandemic planning. “This […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Top EdSurge Higher Education Stories of 2021

January 5, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

The year 2021 pushed us all to learn new lessons in unexpected ways, from deciphering public health statistics about vaccines and masks to refreshing our memory for the Greek alphabet thanks to emerging COVID-19 variants. Unsurprisingly, the pandemic featured prominently […]


Playing during a pandemic: How schools keep music education going

September 15, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Schools have made significant changes to music programs during the public health crisis. Matthew Bufis, director of Bands and Lead Teacher for Fine Arts in Evanston Township High School District 202 in Illinois, recently told the Evanston RoundTable that the […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

A College Corps to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy

July 26, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Quinnipiac University is training students to work with local health departments to address vaccine hesitancy in communities across Connecticut. The Connecticut Public Health College Corps program is training about 110 students from across the state in topics including vaccine knowledge […]


Now Is Not the Time for Education to Stand Still. It’s Time to Reimagine and Revolutionize.

December 23, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

A once in a lifetime pandemic. A once in a lifetime opportunity. Teaching in the year 2020 reminds me of a quote from “Inherit the Wind:” “Perhaps it is you who has moved away by standing still.” All at once […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges say they’ll follow public health advice. What if they don’t?

August 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

It’s a common refrain among colleges in the age of COVID-19: they’re working closely with public health officials to help stem the coronavirus and preserve campus safety. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is no exception, where administrators […]