AUDIO | As universities have reopened in various ways this fall after spring COVID-19 closures and a rapid move to online learning, new challenges are emerging. Beyond navigating a “new normal” of both virtual and in-person academic learning, universities must confront questions about student life and wellness in a pandemic. As some students return to campuses and university communities, it’s clear that COVID-19 has not influenced a change in some student partying behaviours with the potential to spread COVID-19Read the rest of this article at The Conversation…

“Universities need to collaborate with government policy-makers to provide guidelines that acknowledge the important role socializing plays in student mental health, and that will help students find safer ways to participate in building personal networks and supports.”

Leo Erlikhman is the author of this article and he appeared on People First Radio to discuss it. Listen to the interview.

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