Thursday, March 5, 2020

Study Abroad Cancellations

From the San Francisco Chronicle: Hundreds of California students are returning home early from study abroad programs because of coronavirus outbreaks in China, South Korea, and Italy. The University of California system canceled its program in China in January and ended semesters in South Korea and Italy, which included Rome and Florence, last week. Around 350 students are affected, according to University of California Education Abroad Program spokeswoman Myla Edmond. The university has a policy to not run programs in a country when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues its highest level of warning to avoid nonessential travel there. “We’ve recommended that they come home, we certainly can’t force them to, they have to work with their individual airlines to make that happen,” Edmond said...

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