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COVID-19 and Why Reopening Schools Is Complicated (Part III)

This is the third of a five-part series examining the difficulties of reopening brick-and-mortar schools in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Why Reopening Schools Is Complicated (Part II)

This is the second of a five-part series examining the difficulties of reopening brick-and-mortar schools in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Why Reopening Schools Is So Complicated (Part I)

This is the first of a five-part series examining the difficulties of reopening brick-and-mortar schools in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Podcast: COVID and the Ethics of School Reopening

What are the factors driving the decision how to reopen schools this fall? In this podcast, Dr. Bjorn Mercer talks to Dr. Wally Boston, President Emeritus.

Podcast: What Is the Path to Leading an Ethical Life?

Many people try to lead an ethical life and do the “right thing” in every situation. But taking the right action based on one’s ethics isn’t always easy.

Podcast: COVID-19 and Healthcare Disparities in Minority Communities

In this podcast, Dr. Bjorn Mercer talks to Dr. Ginger Raya about her experience as a Hispanic woman living in El Paso and diversity issues in healthcare.

Course Development: Lessons from ‘Frozen II’ (Part I)

This is the first article in a three-part series about how the Disney movie creative process could be adapted to improve course development.

Course Development: Lessons from ‘Frozen II’ (Part II)

This is the second article in a three-part series about how the Disney movie creative process could be adapted to improve course development.