‘We’re Here Now’
Francie Diep, Lindsay Ellis, and Nell Gluckman, The Chronicle of Higher Education
The past year has been made of gut-wrenching moments—grappling with a once-unthinkable new normal. One year ago, the University of Washington took the then-extreme step of moving instruction online and ultimately canceling the rest of the in-person term. That decision ushered in a new reality for colleges. Businesses, schools, and other institutions across the country soon followed.
To document how profoundly COVID-19 has altered work and life in higher education, The Chronicle observed more than a dozen people in the space of a single day. This is their story.