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March 16, 2020
Associate professor of history, Laurie Marhoefer, discusses what lessons from the US government's management of the AIDS crisis can be applied to the coronavirus pandemic. The Conversation
March 16, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology, gives advice on maintaining mental health and human connection in social distancing. The New York Times
March 16, 2020
Guntis Šmidchens, professor of Scandinavian studies, has received a decoration from Lithuania for the "active promotion of Lithuanian language, history, and culture." UW News
March 15, 2020
Pepper Schwartz, psychology professor, explains the effects coronavirus quarantines could have on family dynamics. Quartz
March 15, 2020
Aseem Prakash, political science professor, explains why the methods being used to slow the spread of the coronavirus can't necessarily be used to combat climate change. Forbes
March 15, 2020
Biology Professor Carl Bergstrom discusses how overcrowding in airports amid coronavirus screening creates "a perfect storm for creating massive case clusters.” Vox
March 14, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, discusses the overcrowding at airports after the travel ban and how it could be accelerating the spread of coronavirus. Insider
March 13, 2020
Scott Montgomery, international studies lecturer discusses how coronavirus has created a new oil shock, and what its long-term effects could be. The Conversation
March 11, 2020
Ian Schnee, undergraduate studies director of philosophy, gives insight on what it's like holding online classes. Reuters
March 11, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, a research associate professor of psychology, explains how social distancing, while important to keep us physically healthy, can take a toll on our mental health. Mic
March 11, 2020
Biology Professor Carl Bergstrom explains the science behind "flattening the curve" and why it's necessary. The New York Times
March 11, 2020
UW Biology Professor Janneke Hille Ris Lambers has analyzed more that 17,000 Flickr photos to determine how climate change is affecting Mt. Rainier's wildflowers. UW News
March 10, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, explains what "flattening the curve" is and why it's important in the coronavirus. The Guardian
March 10, 2020
Biology Professor Carl Bergstrom discusses how Google is swept up in the misinformation surrounding coronavirus. Bloomberg
March 10, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, explains the importance of "flattening the curve" of the coronavirus pandemic. Vox
March 9, 2020
Margaret O'Mara, history professor, discusses how the tech industry often fails to look backward in history. Vice
March 7, 2020
Political science Professor Aseem Prakash explains the coronavirus's impact on the environment and on global supply chains. Forbes
March 6, 2020
Emily Levesque, an associate professor of astronomy, discusses why the star Betelgeuse is dimming. Inverse
March 6, 2020
Physics Professor Gray Rybka explains research into the size of dark matter axions. Science News
March 6, 2020
Students in the Interdisciplinary Honors class “Citizen Acts to Challenge Poverty” collaborated with Real Change to bring the exhibit Portraits for Change. UW Undergraduate Academic Affairs
March 5, 2020
Lynn Fainsilber Katz, psychology research professor, explains different strategies for talking to kids about coronavirus. The Seattle Times
March 5, 2020
Margaret O'Mara, history professor, writes about what life is like in Seattle, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US. New York Times
March 5, 2020
History Professor Lynn Thomas discusses the racist history of skin lightening products, many of which contain dangerous mercury. The Conversation
March 4, 2020
David Bachman, professor of international studies, weighs in on how extreme measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Seattle should be. The Seattle Times
March 4, 2020
Allison Anderson, doctoral student in international studies, discusses Jordan's sharing economy, and how it helps women. The Conversation

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