The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 2,352.6 points, or 9.99%, to 21,200.62, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 260.74 points, or 9.51%, to 2,480.64 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 750.25 points, or 9.43%, to 7,201.80.
Colleges from California to New York have closed campus classrooms as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread. The list below includes colleges and universities that have stopped in-person classes, limited access to campus, and/or have started to use online classes. Includes Ivy League universities. Not a complete list. Updated regularly.
Yale announced that classes will be held online using Zoom, Canvas, or other online tools from the end of spring break until at least April 5. The University is asking that students remain home after break or leave campus no later than March 15.
Dartmouth has canceled spring term international programs, Provost Joseph Helble announced on March 6.
Cornell announced Tuesday that the University will shift to online instruction for the remainder of the semester. Cornell Tech and all New York City-based programming will move online beginning March 12, and Cornell’s Ithaca campus will shift to remote instruction on April 6.
Princeton, the Ivy League university located in New Jersey, said all lectures, seminars, and precepts will be moved to virtual instruction from March 23, after spring break, according to Princeton University President Chris Eisgruber.
students to leave campus for spring break by next Monday and to be prepared to work off-campus when they return for March 23 classes.
University of California, Berkeley
Suspended most of their in-person classes, will use virtual classes.
Ohio State University
Ohio State University has announced it is planning to suspend in-person classes effective immediately through at least March 30,
Stanford University is canceling all in-person classes for the final two weeks of its winter quarter, starting Monday, according to a letter on the university’s website . Exams that were scheduled to be taken in-person will be taken in a take-home format.
University of Washington
Students at the University of Washington are on campus for the last day of in-person classes on March 6, 2020 in Seattle, Washington.
While the new coronavirus spreads in the United States, several West Coast universities, including the University of Washington and Stanford University, have chosen to forgo in-person classes.
The solution is to use remote learning. Online classes include the use of either videoconferencing, record instructional videos or try some other modality, decided by the teacher. Final exams could be transitioned to take-home tests or projects.
Two prestigious Manhattan private schools will be closed Friday due to coronavirus concerns. The Spence School, and The Collegiate School, a member of the Ivy Preparatory School League. Source:1010WINS
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