New Fear Arises During Covid-19’s Contingency Planning Season In Higher Education

Leaves are changing colors, temperatures are dropping and, for those currently commuting beyond bed-to-home-office, daylight drive times are lessening as darkness arrives earlier and earlier. It’s fall!

This is traditionally the season chockfull of superficial banter separating those with and without a penchant for all that is pumpkin spice. Remember those days? Those lighthearted days? Seems like a lifetime ago.

Hamilton’s King George sings, “What comes next?” We know it may be hard things. On college campuses what comes next could very well mean quarantines, persistent feelings of isolation and disconnectedness, early closures, overnight shifts to all virtual and, as is always possible during Covid-19, much, much worse. Those are the hardest things.

There are certainly other difficult things for leaders to think about as they are equally important. Also entirely manageable if we work on them together.

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Fauci: Coronavirus-Driven Public Health Measures Needed to Make Flu Season Less Severe

Public-health initiatives like mask-wearing and social distancing that have been shown to successfully limit the spread of the novel coronavirus might also play an important role in suppressing the severity of the upcoming flu season, according to White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci.

“Steps to fight the flu and COVID-19 overlap greatly,” he said during a virtual briefing on Thursday. “We don’t want those two diseases together.”

Fauci warned that the nation’s health-care system might soon be confronted with a “diagnostic challenge” if there is, in fact, a devastating one-two punch of the seasonal flu plus the coronavirus.

“There’s considerable concern as we enter the fall and the winter months and into the flu season that we’ll have that dreaded overlap of two respiratory diseases, namely influenza and COVID-19,” said the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

In the United States, on average, between nine

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Casting News: Jason Isaacs to Join the Third Season of ‘Sex Education’ | Anglophenia

Sex Education kicked off in 2019, starring Anglo faves Gillian Anderson (The Fall) and Asa Butterfield (Hugo). Anderson takes on the role of a sex therapist and single mum to a teenage son, Otis (Butterfield).

There have been two seasons to date, with a third on its way.

It’s just been confirmed that Jason Isaacs (The OA) will be joining the established cast as Peter Groff, reports Empire Online. He’s the older brother to Mr. Groff (Alistair Petrie), the headmaster of Otis’ school. He’s described as being more successful than his little brother and not shy to make it known. Mr. Groff goes to live with his brother, as he’s now separated from his wife.

As you can imagine, it’s a bit awkward for Otis having a sex therapist as a parent. It’s apparent in the trailer for season one, where Anderson’s character

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Jemima Kirke, Dua Saleh, Jason Isaacs join ‘Sex Education’ Season 3

Sept. 24 (UPI) — Sex Education will feature three new cast members in Season 3.

Netflix said Thursday that actress Jemima Kirke, singer-songwriter Dua Saleh and actor Jason Isaacs have joined the cast of the upcoming season.

Kirke will play Hope, a former Mooredale student and the school’s new headmistress, according to Deadline. Saleh will portray Cal, a nonbinary student who clashes with Hope. The role marks Saleh’s acting debut.

Isaacs will play Peter Groff, Mr. Groff’s (Alistair Petrie) more successful older brother. In Season 3, Mr. Groff has been staying with Peter following his separation from Mrs. Groff.

Kirke and Isaacs will appear as guest stars, while Saleh’s role is recurring.

Netflix renewed Sex Education for a third season in February. Production on Season 3 began earlier this month in Wales. The season is expected to premiere in 2021.

Sex Education is created by Laurie Nunn and stars Asa

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