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Politics, Markets, and Pandemics: Public Education’s Response to COVID-19
Michael Hartney Michael Hartney, professor of Political Science, has recently put out a working paper examining school reopening policies across the country. Hartney and Leslie K. Finger, a political scientist at the University of North Texas, fo (More)
The Case for Masks
Dean Hashimoto Dean M. Hashimoto, Associate Professor at Boston College Law School and Chief Medical Officer for Workplace Health and Wellness at Mass General Brigham, gave a presentation supporting mask use and further measures (More)
How Ready Are We to Support Kids Through This Trauma?
Heather Rowan-Kenyon Heather Rowan-Kenyon, Associate Professor and Director of the Educational Leadership & Higher Education Program at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development, has recently published a More)
Association Between Universal Masking in a Health Care System and COVID-19 Spread Among Health Care Workers
Dean Hashimoto Dean M. Hashimoto, Associate Professor at Boston College Law School, along with several other researchers recently authored an article discussing the effectiveness of masks in health care systems among health care workers. Studying (More)
COVID-19: The Internationalization Revolution That Isn’t
Hans de Wit Phillip G. Altbach Hans de Wit and Phillip Altbach recently authored an article on COVID-19's effects on higher education: "The COVID-19 crisis will have major implications for global student mobility, with declines overall, most (More)
Studying the Experience and Sustainability of Work-From-Home
Wen Fan "In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many in U.S. found themselves suddenly working from home and, with the closing of schools and childcare centers, working from home coupled with a change in family life. Assistant Professor of Soci (More)
Tracking seismic noise and human activity during the time of COVID-19
Alan Kafka COVID-19 lockdowns are resulting in a reduction of background noise recorded at many seismic stations: We’re seeing quieter seismic stations around the world, including at BC campus and at Weston Observatory. Tom Lecocq (of the (More)
Editorial | COVID-19 and Clean Air: An Opportunity for Revolutionary Change
Philip Landrigan The COVID-19 pandemic has caused more than 9 million infections and a half million deaths. It has caused disease in every country. Like all pandemics, it has laid bare and exploited social inequalities andcaused disproportionate (More)
Air pollution interventions: Global research report released by BC's Schiller Institute and partners identifies top five actions to benefit health and climate
Philip Landrigan “Climate change and air pollution are major threats to human health and economic development that must be addressed. The COVID pandemic has raised the stakes considerably,” says report co-author and Professor of Biology Phil Land (More)
Improving Ventilator Rationing Through Collaboration With Experts on Resource Allocation
Utku Ünver Tayfun Sönmez As the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic evolves, questions regarding the fair allocation of scarce medical resources, such as ventilators, antiviral drugs, and vaccines, abound. Piscitello et alMore)
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