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Students are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in an “appropriate, altruistic and community-focused way,” but they remain concerned about how the crisis will affect their education, according to a new pair of surveys of roughly 750 undergraduates from the University of California, Irvine. Richard Arum, dean of Irvine’s School of Education and principal investigator of the Next Generation Undergraduate Success Measurement Project, of which the study is a part, told the campus news office, … ” The results are “informing how the entire university serves undergraduates, as we work to maintain high-quality learning experiences and promote mental and physical well-being.”