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COVID-19 News and Information for Students

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Last updated October 6, 2020


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Five Things Your Chapter Can Do Online Right Now

Conducting chapter activities virtually amid the COVID epidemic is the best way to build connections safely. But what exactly can you do? Find out.

Digital Academics: Get More out of Virtual Classes

How can you maximize online classes? Check out the tips in this infographic to improve preparation, engagement, and studying.

Applying to Graduate School During a Pandemic

We’re here to help guide you through the many coronavirus-related changes to graduate school applications.

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Succeeding in Online Classes

The spread of the novel coronavirus is a monster situation to deal with, but you can still take control of your learning and keep up with classes.

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Can you get COVID-19 in the bathroom?

Can you get COVID-19 in the bathroom?

Scientists have been studying how toilet flushes spread viruses like SARS-CoV-2 for decades, and they still don’t have clear answers

Pfizer’s novel COVID-19 antiviral heads to clinical trials

Coronavirus concerns dampen chemists’ economic outlook

ACS survey shows members are more concerned about the overall economy than the chemical enterprise, but hardships are already hitting younger respondents and those of color

COVID-19 lockdowns had strange effects on air pollution across the globe

COVID-19 lockdowns had strange effects on air pollution across the globe

Unusually low emissions earlier this year are providing chemists with a unique opportunity to study the atmosphere, and they’re discovering new complexities


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