Over half of students in Japan positive about taking lectures online

National Apr 7, 2020

Over half of students in Japan positive about taking lectures online

As many institutions delay the start of classes amid the coronavirus epidemic, a majority of university and postgraduate students in Japan are willing to participate in interactive online lectures, a recent survey showed. But while 59.2 percent were positive about online classes, 21.0 percent said ...

Chinese students fleeing virus face uneasy reception back home

Asia Pacific Apr 5, 2020

Chinese students fleeing virus face uneasy reception back home

Chinese students flying home from overseas to escape the coronavirus pandemic face a frosty reception from sections of the public who view them as wealthy, spoiled — and potentially contaminated. The number of officially reported cases in China has dwindled dramatically over the last month, ...

U.S. college seniors hurried to squeeze in last school memories

World Apr 1, 2020

U.S. college seniors hurried to squeeze in last school memories

It was during Act 1 of the final dress rehearsal for Puccini’s “La Rondine” at the Peabody Conservatory that the school president sent out an email canceling all nonessential gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic. Cast members quickly messaged friends, who streamed into the theater ...