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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
March 16, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology, and Adam Kuczynski, doctoral student in psychology, discuss the importance of staying socially connected during social distancing. The Conversation
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

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