Colby’s reopening success and testing program was the subject of a feature story on the PBS Newshour. “As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many academic institutions across the country are dealing with outbreaks—or offering only virtual learning in an attempt to prevent them. But one liberal arts school in Maine is seeking to avoid either fate,” the story opens. The Newshour’s Jeffrey Brown was on campus and spoke with students, a faculty member, and President David Greene, who believes testing should be available everywhere across the country.
“Places like Colby and others are picking it up and saying, ‘we are going to figure it out ourselves. We will get this done.’ And that’s really important to show that there is a way forward on this, when, as a country, we haven’t been able to do that thus far.”Read full article