The spray of the surf. The smell of barbeque. The crack of a baseball bat. The dazzling display of Fourth of July fireworks. For much of the nation, these are the sensory memories associated with summer. Or, at least that was the case before COVID-19 came along, after which most Americans were essentially given a “time out” and sent to their rooms.And now that cabin fever has essentially started to outstrip viral fevers, states are slowly reopening.
Students, families, and higher education institutions navigate a new course of study together.The world’s developments in recent months have charged college students and their parents with evaluating their educational path with a slightly different lens and level of precaution.With so many variables at play, it often takes an education just to plan for higher education, especially in unprecedented times like today.
The COVID-19 pandemic may make the health care sector less resilient than it normally would be in a downturn.Historically, the health care sector has outperformed other sectors during down markets. This time may prove different because COVID-19 is giving rise to both humanitarian and economic impacts. Hospitals and health systems have reconfigured themselves to deal with the immediate health crisis.