Stanford cancels in-class courses for remainder of winter quarter, citing coronavirus concerns

“Stanford University has canceled all in-class courses for the remainder of the winter quarter due to coronavirus concerns, the university announced Friday,” as KRON TV is reporting.

“For the final two weeks of the winter quarter, classes will not meet in person but will move to online formats.

“Large group events will also be canceled or adjusted.

“The university says it is actively monitoring the local and global health situation and is taking precautionary measures in an effort to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

More information can be found here.

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Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

3 thoughts on “Stanford cancels in-class courses for remainder of winter quarter, citing coronavirus concerns”

  1. If I were still working in Networking at Stanford, we’d probably be using this down time as an opportunity to do extra maintenance work. That’s why our group often worked overtime while he rest of the university was out on holidays. Whew … I’m so glad I’m not still there! 🙂

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