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COVID-19: Danforth Campus Digest (July 30, 2020)

Second round of town halls scheduled for next week

The Danforth Campus community is invited to attend a second round of town hall webinars August 3-7 to learn more about the university’s plans for the fall semester, and to ask questions and share feedback with university leaders.

Visit the town hall information page on the WashU Together website for details and to submit questions in advance.

Everyone is encouraged to watch live via YouTube if you are able as it uses less bandwidth on your internet network and will allow for more people to participate in the town halls. Links to watch on Zoom or YouTube will be available at the page linked above.

Developing healthy coping skills for resilience

How can you start on your path towards resilience? Psychologists have identified four key ingredients to developing coping skills for resilience: connection, wellness, healthy thinking and finding meaning. Neha Navsaria, PhD lays out healthy coping strategies for adapting in the face of difficult times and stress.

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Tell us how you’re doing: Valuing employee well-being

The Healthy Work Center and the Employee Wellness program are trying to better understand personal and family challenges that have resulted from the pandemic. Employees are invited to take the survey, which is being conducted in waves from April to September to assess faculty and staff well-being over time. Survey responses will give important information about how the university can provide meaningful support to employees.

To take the survey, please click on this link.

Learn about the university’s response to COVID-19

The latest research and news stories related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the WashU community are available on The Source. You can also share your own photo, video or personal story.

We appreciate your ongoing support and cooperation as we manage this unprecedented situation. Please continue to visit the WashU Together website for the latest information.