Together We Will - Coronavirus Response

Together We Will

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In solidarity with units across the University of Washington, the College of Arts and Sciences is committed to responding to the challenges posed by COVID-19. The stories below outline how our community is responding with research, innovation, engagement and resilience.

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Together We Will - Expand Knowledge Through Research and Information

May 7, 2020
Faculty in the Department of Applied Mathematics contribute to coronavirus planning and strategy. Read More
May 29, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, explains his concerns with the Trump administration's removal of CDC guidances regarding the potential spread of COVID-19 in places of worship. MyNorthwest
May 28, 2020
Psychology professor Jane Simoni explains effective tactics for getting people to wear masks and explaining why they're important. The Daily
May 22, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, CDC's revised estimates for future infections, which some say is too optimistic and many fear the agency could be responding to political pressure. NPR
May 6, 2020
Andrew Meltzoff, psychology professor leads an international study exploring how people react to different circumstances related to the coronavirus outbreak. UW News

Together We Will - Innovate and Adapt Teaching and Learning

May 4, 2020
They can't perform together on stage right now, but members of the UW Wind Ensemble are still making music. Read More
April 2, 2020
Anthropology professor Steven Goodreau's "Plagues and Peoples" course took on heightened relevance when the coronavirus emerged. Read More
April 16, 2020
Andrea Carroll, senior lecturer of chemistry, and Sara Gonzalez, associate professor of anthropology, explain the unique challenges of moving hands-on teaching online. Chemistry
April 15, 2020
Tami Hohn, American Indian Studies lecturer, explains how technology aids in her teaching of southern Lushootseed. Yes! Magazine
March 11, 2020
Ian Schnee, undergraduate studies director of philosophy, gives insight on what it's like holding online classes. Reuters

Together We Will - Foster Community Engagement and Enrichment

May 1, 2020
ArtSci at the UW brings together a myriad of activities, talks, and events that can be done safely from the comfort of home during quarantine. UW News
April 23, 2020
During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage through opportunities with the Henry, the Center for Labor Studies, and more. UW News
April 21, 2020
The School of Drama has created a unique virtual showcase for their MFA acting graduates, in place of one that usually takes place in-person. The Daily
April 21, 2020
Meany Center is featured on this compilation of arts organizations that are adapting to the coronavirus with new and compelling online content. GeekWire
April 17, 2020
Paul Moore, Department of Dance Music Director, receives high praise for his "magical" music during the Stranger's Worldwide Silent-Reading Party. The Stranger

Together We Will - Support our Community and One Another

May 1, 2020
Arts & Sciences departments have used their 3D printers to create protective equipment for health care workers. Read More
May 29, 2020
Carrie Slavin (’94 grad, Art History) and Theresa Roberts (’88 grad, Communications) discuss their work in the Seattle Assistance League delivering family care packages. Seattle Times
May 1, 2020
Jana Mohr Lone, Director of the Center for Philosophy for Children discusses children's philosophical questions about the coronavirus outbreak. The Conversation
April 17, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology is studying how the coronavirus crisis is affecting people’s mental health. MyNorthwest
April 16, 2020
The cross-university effort to create face shields for UW Medicine using 3D printers is featured on this story about those helping front-line workers in the coronavirus pandemic. GeekWire