International Students Head Home in Light of Lockdown
International students want to leave Shanghai because of Vice-Chancellor Lehman’s announcement that classes will be taught remotely for the remainder of the semester.
Should the Super-Rich Donate Money to Save the World?
Elon Musk responded to critiques from the UN on Twitter, which calls into question his and other philanthropists’ intentions behind donating.
NYU Shanghai Professors Transition Into Remote Teaching￼
The recent lockdowns in Shanghai have necessitated a transition to remote learning, which has prompted NYU Shanghai professors to reexamine their coursework and teaching.
Precautionary Covid Testing This Week at NYU Shanghai Welcome Center
On March 10, students, faculty, and staff lined up outside the NYU Shanghai Welcome Center from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. to take a mandatory precautionary Covid test.
COVID-19’s Effect on Global Mental Health
Not only are individuals all over the world struggling to stay physically healthy with COVID-19 still on the surge, but individuals are also facing feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, and depression as a response to the pandemic. The effects of COVID-19 on mental health has increasingly become a larger problem as the year comes closer to an end, with no clear idea for many nations of when life can return to normalcy.
Poverty and Distributional Impacts of COVID-19: A Study of Low-Income Households
The coronavirus has often been referred to as an “equalizer,” sickening both the rich and the poor, but is it really affecting people equally? As the socio-economic consequences of the outbreak become apparent, economists and policymakers are more concerned about the distributional impacts of the coronavirus. Students from low-income regions may not have access to the same level of online education as others do; informally employed migrant workers may no longer be able to send money back home; and many countries with scarce resources are facing serious disruptions in the supply chains of essential food and materials. This article will walk you through some of the impacts of the coronavirus epidemic, and explain why it disproportionately affects low-income households.