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Social Distancing

What Does Isolation Mean in the Age of the Internet?

Sunday, May 17, 2020
woman wearing a mask while using a laptop

As public health officials are encouraging social distancing to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus strain, COVID-19, many Americans are practicing social isolation. But what does this…

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Incarcerated in the Midst of a Public Health Crisis

Thursday, May 7, 2020
prisoner holding a cigarette through bars

Americans everywhere are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. But while many are staying home to self-quarantine, for the 2.3 million Americans currently incarcerated, that isn’t an…

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Ask the Expert: Law Professor Discusses Religion and Government Authority

Monday, April 27, 2020
State Capital, Michigan

Frank Ravitch, professor in the College of Law and Walter Stowers Chair of Law and Religion, answered questions about COVID-19’s impact on the relationship between state and religion….

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Surviving or Thriving? Enduring COVID-19 as an Introvert and Extrovert

Monday, April 20, 2020
women looking out window

While millions across the United States follow government-mandated “stay home, stay safe” orders, adjusting to life indoors presents different scenarios for both introverts and extroverts – whether they…

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4 Ways To Keep The Peace With Your Partner During Social Distancing

Thursday, March 19, 2020
Couple sitting by lake

Relationships will be put to the test as partners navigate the uncharted territories of spending 24/7 together, becoming both partners and co-workers sharing the same space. “It is…

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Tips for Working Successfully in a Time of Social Distancing

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Man working at his desk at home

For many Americans, the COVID-19 outbreak has created a major shift in workplace dynamics as employees have been asked to work from home. For those who have telecommuted…

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‘Feeling Obligated’ Can Impact Relationships During Social Distancing

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
A man and women in front of a tv, sitting looking away from each other.

In a time where many are practicing “social distancing” from the outside world, people are relying on their immediate social circles more than usual. Does a sense of…

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