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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 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
Two CAS students — Keyan Gootkin (astronomy and physics) and Karen Zhang (microbiology and biochemistry) — are among 396 students who have been named Goldwater Scholars for 2020. UW News
March 30, 2020
Luly Yang, graphic design alumni and local fashion designer, has used her business connections to procure and donate 20,000 masks to a Seattle hospital. Puget Sound Business Journal
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
March 18, 2020
Margaret O'Mara, history professor, discusses the Defense Protection Act and other extreme measures the US government could take to manage the coronavirus pandemic. New York Times
March 18, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology, explains the effects of coronavirus prevention measures on mental health. WBUR 90.9
March 18, 2020
Emily Levesque, assistant professor of astronomy, explains the effect coronavirus and quarantines are having on the astronomy field. Science
March 18, 2020
Stevan Harrell, professor emeritus of anthropology, explains why Taiwan has been so effective at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Wired
March 18, 2020
Pepper Schwartz, sociology professor, gives advice for staying positive in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. USA Today

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