President's Message to the Students: Improvise, God Bless, Stay Well
First, I want to thank you for being such an incredibly cheerful and nimble group. Your academic career seems to have been transformed into a game of Simon Says commanded by an intoxicated sadist. And yet you have all adapted and kept your humor. Thanks for this. Being as soaked in the classics as you all are, I’m sure you can appreciate the exhortation from Clint Eastwood as Gunny Highway in Heartbreak Ridge – “improvise, adapt, and overcome.” That may be the official motto for 2020.
I did want to give you a quick progress report to let you know the lay of the land. You are all aware of the Emergency Order given by the Mayor on Friday restricting gatherings in Moscow. Although this order does not apply to educational institutions, we are still opting to keep classes completely online while we wait to get a clearer sense of what impact the Corona Virus will have on Moscow. Although I don’t yet have a certain schedule for the next seven weeks, I can give you a few pieces of …
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