Coronavirus: UW System Plans To Restructure, Senior Living Homes Deal With Crisis

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A common area in a senior home
A common area in a senior home. waicontinuum (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

First, a reporter shares the latest news on higher education institutions including testing, budget cuts, furloughs and new Title IX rules on sexual misconduct cases. Then, the president of a senior living facility explains what they are doing to keep vulnerable populations safe in the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • How Nursing Homes Are Coping With Coronavirus Pandemic

    More than a third of Wisconsin’s coronavirus deaths have occurred in long-term care facilities like nursing homes. We talk with the president and CEO of one of these facilities, Luther Manor in Wauwatosa, about how life has changed there and what staff are doing to keep residents safe.

  • Coronavirus: Wisconsin's Colleges Face Uncertain Future

    Wisconsin’s colleges are facing unforeseen challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. We talk to a WPR reporter about UW System plans to preserve its future and changes in the enforcement of Title IX, the federal gender-equity law.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Stephanie Chedid Guest
  • Rich Kremer Guest

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