Tag Archives: COVID-19

UvA Executive board talks university’s response to the pandemic

This past Tuesday the UvA Executive Board was confronted with the questions bothering students the most, from tuition fee reductions to the use of Proctorio during online examinations. On November 10th Geert ten Dam, Karen Maex, and Jan Linsten shared their answers with Room for Discussion, so here’s a glimpse of what was addressed.  What
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Africa’s Impossible Task: Preventing the COVID-19 Outbreak in 2 Weeks

  On Monday, there were roughly 5,300 registered cases of COVID-19 and over 200 deaths in the African continent.   On 17 July 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Ebola a global health emergency for the fifth time. As the world’s poorest continent continues to fight against this virus and other life-threatening diseases such
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