The unexpected and rapid migration of college courses to digital platforms is bound to bring difficulties.
When something like a virus strikes and jars us from the pacifying monotony of our daily lives, it's easy to be confronted by the Absurd. How should we respond?
Decisions regarding rationing and triage under condition of scarcity and uncertainty will require that we get clear on our basic principles and values.
Preparedness might be a virtue, but we all may have a moral duty not to deviate too wildly from our traditional products and past purchases in times of crisis.
Trying times test us physically, emotionally, and morally., but it's important to remember that we are not alone.
Defining what "reasonable" looks like in times of crisis can be extremely difficult, but managing dramatic shifts in supply and demand requires us to continue to think of others.
Universities and colleges have an obligation to their faculty, staff, students, as well as the larger communities they inhabit to slow the spread of disease.
Our habitual practices are causing harm and manipulations to market forces can't produce lasting change. What are we to do?
When faced with an adversary like COVID-19, we seem destined to look for grander strategies of response. But sometimes the simplest steps are the most potent.
With the overwhelming amount of (mis)information circulating on social media, it becomes vitally important that all of us be working from the same set of facts.