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Opinion: COVID-19, the university, and reimagining the common good

Al Jazeera, Jan. 5, 2021 (Opinion)

January 5, 2021

Opinion: COVID-19, the university, and reimagining the common good

Mark LeVine, UCI History Professor writes, “Witnessing my university community come together to construct a COVID field hospital made me believe there is still some hope for our educational institutions, and our future. … ‘To do our job in this environment,’ as my colleague Doug Haynes, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UCI told me, ‘the university increasingly, by necessity, has to become an instrument of social welfare and justice.””