Written By: UMA Editorial Team |

Published on: November 9, 2023

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Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety via Harvard Health Blog

In this straightforward piece, Dr. John Sharp offers simple ways to steady yourself while staying properly informed about the current spread of the novel coronavirus. “Making healthy, reasonable choices about what to do and what not to do will make a big difference in being able to stay as safe and as well as possible,” Sharp writes. 

Can a Pandemic Bring Us Closer Together? via The Sunday Paper

We are already living in trying times. But, as Elizabeth Lesser writes, perhaps this recent health crisis is a silver lining to help bring us closer together and “wake up to what’s really important.”

At the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Outbreak via The Atlantic

Seattle was the first U.S. city to experience a sort of isolation in response to the recent novel coronavirus outbreak. One reporter documents the experience.

Why Lifelong Learning Is the Eternal Passport to Success via Aeon 

As our working world continuously evolves and takes new shape, so do our needs for continued education—no matter what industry we choose. As the writers of this article argue, the “old university model” needs a refresh to meet the demands of today. 

India’s Wine Country: A Charming Work in Progress via The New York Times

After moving to Mumbai from the Bay Area, reporter Vindu Goel and his wife were craving the proximity to excellent vino—that is, until they decided to finally explore India’s robust and growing wine region of its own. 

4 Women Striving for Equality in Art, Film, Writing, and Music via Porter Magazine

Each of these boundary-breaking women prove an uplifting fact: There is endless power in creativity that can be used as a force for good.