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Bates' lockdown follows several other colleges' rise in cases and subsequent increased restrictions. (Photo Courtesy of Wentworth Washington/Wikipedia Commons.)

In Other Ivory Towers: Colleges implement lockdowns after spikes in cases

April 14, 2021
In recent months, several colleges and universities — including Bates, Dartmouth, and Duke — have been placed on lockdown in response to rising cases on campus. In all three of these cases, administrators cited illicit gatherings as a main source of infections.
MCLA sent all students home on April 11 following an outbreak of 28 cases on campus. (Photo Courtesy of Magic Piano/Wikimedia Commons.)

MCLA transitions to remote learning after 28 on-campus cases

April 14, 2021
All classes at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) have transitioned to remote format as of April 5 and residence halls closed on April 11. President James Birge announced the move to remote learning in an email to the MCLA community on April 1, after 28 on-campus students at MCLA tested positive for COVID-19.
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