Farmhouse Garden’s Barabash and Buckwheat dial in to a recent Zoom call. Attendees were playing a game; Buckwheat wore a blue tie to indicate he was a member of the blue team. (Photograph by Della Rollins)

Meet Buckwheat, the donkey people are hiring to crash video meetings

Originally raised as a guard donkey to protect livestock, she made a mid-life career change in April and has become a rising star in the meeting-crasher business during the pandemic
A diligent students works at home. (iStock)

Why learning from home is an unlikely training ground for a post-pandemic world

The pandemic has accelerated a trend that was already taking hold in higher education. And that, surprisingly, might be a good thing.