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May 1, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, cautions against the claims made by recent proponents of the herd immunity theory in regards to the coronavirus. New York Times
May 1, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, explores the uncertainty of coronavirus, such as the actual count of those infected and how news sources are collecting their own data. CNN
May 1, 2020
Scott Montgomery, international studies professor, and Aseem Prakash, political science professor, explain the uncertain future for oil companies amid the coronavirus crisis. Seattle Weekly
May 1, 2020
100 undergraduate and graduate students, including members of the College of Arts and Sciences are celebrated for their achievements at the University of Washington. UW.edu
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
May 1, 2020
A team of researchers including Samantha Phan, chemistry doctoral student, has shown that Pacific Oysters are not as polluted with microplastics as believed in the past. UW.edu
April 30, 2020
History Professor Margaret O'Mara looks back at the automobile industry's response to the Great Depression to predict how the coronavirus will effect big tech players. The New York Times
April 30, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, associate professor of psychology, and Adam Kuczynski, graduate student in psychology, explain that most people in King County are adapting, but worry that could change. Crosscut
April 30, 2020
Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, affiliate professor of geography explains how doctors are striving to further research on the effects of certain psychedelics on mental health. Geekwire
April 30, 2020
The UW Population Health department has awarded 21 different Faculty-lead teams grants totaling $350,000 , matched to approximately $820,000. Ali H. Mokdad is quoted. UW Population Health
April 29, 2020
A UW app may be able to help slow the spread of coronavirus by tracking it's spread and alerting those who could help. Sham Kakade, professor of statistics at the UW, is interviewed. KUOW
April 29, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, provides a comprehensive explanation on COVID-19, Coronavirus, and how to make sense of the current crisis in the Atlantic The Atlantic
April 28, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, guides the reader through some of the myths surrounding the coronavirus and the best ways to stop the spread of misinformation. KUOW
April 28, 2020
After time in quarantine, you’re likely feeling stressed—but it is possible to enhance your well-being and develop resilience through science developed in UW studies. Forbes
April 28, 2020
The coronavirus created both a pandemic and an “infodemic” of hoaxes, a situation that is uniquely understood by Carl Bergstrom, biology professor and misinformation expert. The Guardian
April 28, 2020
Mengyu Yan, physics postdoctorate and Mitchell Kaiser, chemistry graduate student are developing a tool that uses electromagnetism to destroy viruses and bacteria. GeekWire
April 27, 2020
UW recognizes Award of Excellence recipients (many from the College of Arts and Sciences) for their outstanding dedication in teaching, mentoring, public service, staff support and more. UW.edu
April 27, 2020
Psychology Professor Sapna Cheryan, explains the results of her study that shows how dedicated "ethnic spaces" make minority students feel more welcome at universities. UW News
April 27, 2020
Christopher Parker, professor of political science, explains the hidden reasons behind the anti-quarantine protests. Wired
April 27, 2020
The US Department of Defense has delivered a grant to the Asian Languages and Literature Department in order to help spread the knowledge and influence of Chinese language and culture. UW News
April 27, 2020
The biology department reports that, for bacteria resistant to an antibiotic, more exposure to that antibiotic made the bacteria more likely to become resistant to more drugs. UW News
April 26, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, explains how antibody tests can help model the spread of the coronavirus, even if they are not reliable enough to guide policy on reopening. The New York Times
April 24, 2020
Andrew Meltzoff, psychology professor, has been honored by the Association for Psychological Science for his work in early childhood psychology. UW News
April 24, 2020
Peter Rosencrans, doctoral student in psychology, discusses the increase in calls to helplines during the coronavirus epidemic and why anxiety is surging in these times. Crosscut
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

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