We write this as we anticipate the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown in the United States in March 2020. Remember when things began to look promising in the fall of 2021, at least in the United States and the United Kingdom? We slowly ventured out to restaurants again, organized in-person conferences, and began to meet with students for in-person office hours (although the qualifier “in-person” continues to be necessary when communicating with colleagues, students, and friends in all aspects of life). Then Omicron hit, first in Africa, then Europe, quickly traveling to the United States, the Americas, and beyond. Recent news stories published in January suggest that student morale is at an all-time low and parents are at their wits’ ends.1 This moment of reflection, as we face year three of the pandemic, has caused us to think on the profound effects it has had on us...

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