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Millions of students are returning to US universities in a vast unplanned pandemic experiment

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Nature 584, 510-512 (2020)


Updates & Corrections

  • Update 17 August 2020: This story has been updated to include the announcement by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to shift from in-person undergraduate classes to remote versions.

  • Update 27 August 2020: This story has been updated with more information about how universities are coping with outbreaks of COVID-19.


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