Fall 2020 College Road Trip The fall semester of 2020 is unlike anything colleges or their students have ever seen. So NPR is hitting the road to see what campuses look like during this unprecedented time.
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Emily Garti, a junior studying nutrition, gets her twice-weekly COVID-19 test at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. NPR hide caption

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The Tricky Business Of Coronavirus Testing On College Campuses

We hit the road with NPR Education Reporter Elissa Nadworny. She's been on a weekslong road trip to get an up-close view of how colleges across the U.S. are handling the pandemic. On today's show, she tells us how one university has been using mass testing to fight the spread of the coronavirus on its campus. It's a strategy that's run into some challenges, namely, student behavior.

The Tricky Business Of Coronavirus Testing On College Campuses

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Student journalists Anna Pogarcic and Brandon Standley of UNC's Daily Tar Heel review a recent issue at their offices off campus. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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'We're Living The News': Student Journalists Are Owning The College Reopening Story

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Students at Grand Rapids Community College pass out T-shirts to promote virtual student life offerings during the fall semester. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Fewer Students Are Going To Community College, Despite High Unemployment

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Students move into dorms on Monday at the University of Georgia in Athens. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Move In, Move Out: For In-Person College, Everything Rests On The First Few Weeks

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A College Student Is Coming Home. Should The Whole Family Wear Masks?

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Students chat on a lawn this fall at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It's unclear how disruptions to campus life during the pandemic might affect student voter turnout on Election Day. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Emily Garti, a junior studying nutrition, gets her twice-weekly COVID-19 test at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Despite Mass Testing, University Of Illinois Sees Coronavirus Cases Rise

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