Amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the majority of Hopkins affiliates left campus and returned home. Despite courses recommencing — and with it the familiarity of homework, quizzes and midterms — current life for Hopkins students is anything but normal.
I remember scrolling through Twitter about a week ago and seeing pictures of the canals in Venice. They were crystal clear, there were fish swimming and the swans had returned — I didn’t even know the Venice canals attracted swans!
The Student Government Association (SGA) endorsed a letter calling on University President Ronald J. Daniels and Board of Trustees Chair Louis J. Forster to remit 25 percent of students’ spring 2020 tuition at their weekly meeting on March 31.
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Sunil Kumar announced in an email to the student body that the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences (KSAS) and Whiting School of Engineering (WSE) will adopt a universal satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) grading system this semester.