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Universities transition undergrads to remote learning for fall

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Michigan State University will transition undergraduate students to remote learning for the fall semester.

In a message to the campus community Tuesday, MSU President Samuel Stanley Jr. is asking students who planned to live on campus for the fall semester to stay home and continue their education remotely. 

President Stanley says given what other schools have been going through as they reopen, it’s unlikely widespread transmission of COVID-19 could be avoided on campus. He says the school will take the next two weeks to transition classes intended to be in-person to remote formats. 

There will be some exceptions for certain colleges and graduate programs. In-person research at the university will also continue.