University of Maryland student concerns and local businesses were at the forefront of Monday’s College Park mayoral town hall at Stamp Student Union.
The town hall meeting was part of an ongoing process to expand Asian American studies at this university, which dates back to the late 1990s.
DOTS and Dining Services are already looking ahead to fall 2022, and are trying to address the possibility of continued staff shortages.
"I think, if you want to have a normal college experience, it will be helpful to have the majority of the campus vaccinated,” said Dr. David Mann.
The town hall will take place during this year's Sex Week, which runs from April 12 to April 16.
The panelists discussed how changes to federal policy can affect individuals at a local and state level.
International graduate students submitted questions about fees, the overall campus environment and finding community on campus.
The town hall comes days after the university announced it would not implement pass/fail grading this fall.
The event's panelists discussed coping mechanisms and ways to talk about eating disorders with loved ones.
The 23 positive cases at Denton Hall alarmed some members.