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April 2, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, explains the ramifications of asymptomatic coronavirus cases. The New York Times
April 1, 2020
Scandanavian studies lecturers Colin Gioia Connors and Kristian Næsby host a new podcast, "Crossing North," about Baltic and Nordic society and culture. UW News
April 1, 2020
Biology Professor Carl Bergstrom discusses how new research suggesting that healthy people can spread the coronavirus will impact prevention measures. AP
April 1, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, explains how lack of clarity from the federal government has the potential to erode public trust. Science
April 1, 2020
Associate professor of political science Christopher Adolph explains why state officials have been taking a large leadership role in preventing the spread of coronavirus. The Columbian
April 1, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology, and Katherine Manbeck, graduate student, explains how social distancing measures could lead to increased cases of depression. The Conversation
March 31, 2020
Christopher Adolph, associate professor of political science, explains why states with Republican governors are more likely to delay coronavirus prevention measures. UW News
March 31, 2020
Katherine Beckett, professor of sociology, discusses how special circumstances can lead to increased transmission of the coronavirus in Washington's jails and prisons. The Seattle Times
March 31, 2020
Biology Professor Carl Bergstrom discusses how the fact that some coronavirus cases are asymptomatic makes the disease more difficult to control. The New York Times
March 31, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, explains the importance of social distancing measures to stop the spread of and reduce deaths from the coronavirus. The New York Times
March 31, 2020
Ellen Dissanayake, an affiliate professor of music education, explains how music can help foster human interaction during coronavirus-related precautionary measures. The Conversation
March 31, 2020
Christopher Adolph, associate professor of political science, explains why states with Republican governors have tended to be slower in taking action against the coronavirus. Newsweek
March 30, 2020
Senior Keyan Gootkin, who is majoring in astronomy and physics, has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Goldwater scholarship. UW News
March 30, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, explains how different states and their different cultures are reacting to the coronavirus. Vox
March 28, 2020
Eun J. Koh, who is completing her PhD in English, delivers a poem entitled "Happy" to the city of Seattle during the coronavirus outbreak. The Stranger
March 28, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, explains how Anthony Fauci, a medical expert who corrected Donald Trump on issues surrounding the coronavirus, has been made a target of the far-right. The New York Times
March 28, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology, discusses the effects social distancing and other coronavirus prevention measures can have on mental health. Stat News
March 26, 2020
Aseem Prakash, political science professor, explains the similarities between coronavirus politics and climate politics. Forbes
March 26, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology, explains how social distancing is difficult for those who rely on in-person support to deal with issues like addiction. Crosscut
March 24, 2020
Biology Professor Carl Bergstrom and colleague Jevin West are featured in this article detailing their attempts to combat misinformation. Wired
March 23, 2020
Sue Joslyn, psychology professor, discusses what the government could do to make social distancing measures and shelter-in-place orders more effective. Crosscut
March 20, 2020
Julianne Dalcanton, chair of the astronomy department, explains her role in the collection of masks for medical workers. Buzzfeed News
March 19, 2020
Margaret O'Mara, history professor, explains the long-term effects the coronavirus epidemic could have on how we view big government. Politico
March 19, 2020
Scott Radnitz, associate professor of international studies, discusses government intervention in the coronavirus pandemic. PRI
March 19, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, explains the spread misinformation about the coronavirus, and what can be done to stop it. USA Today

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