Tag Archives: students

Appalachian State tells students to ‘remain vigilant’ after student dies from coronavirus complications

A student attending Appalachian State University died after developing complications from the coronavirus, university officials said.  Chad Dorrill was attending classes online and living off-campus in Boone, North Carolina, according to a statement Tuesday from Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri Everts. The 19-year-old was diagnosed with the coronavirus earlier in September and later experienced complications from… Read More »

University of Missouri expels two students, suspends three for violating coronavirus rules

University of Missouri, Columbia Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images The University of Missouri has expelled two students and suspended three for “willful and knowing actions” that violated the school’s coronavirus rules, threatening campus safety, according to an  official. Bill Stackman, the university’s vice chancellor for student affairs, said in a letter to students and staff Tuesday that… Read More »

Closures affected mental health of disadvantaged students

Students in socially disadvantaged areas say their mental health was negatively affected by school closures, with many reporting lower levels of well-being in 2020. A new survey found that four second-level pupils out of five felt their workload increased while studying at home, which led to increased stress. Students said a lack of interaction with… Read More »

College of Dentistry helps bridge the gap between Nebraska students and dentists – 1011now

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – With a camera and a tablet, a school nurse’s office transforms into a dental clinic. UNMC is using teledentistry to provide dental consultations within school walls. It’s through the University of Nebraska Medicine’s College of Dentistry teledentistry program. For the last five years, it’s been operating within Omaha schools, helping around… Read More »