UO researchers share expertise on COVID-19, Jan. 17-21

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From the New York Times to the Washington Post, University of Oregon researchers have been at the forefront of media coverage around COVID-19 as journalists seek out experts on the national and world response, reaction and preparation for the virus.

Here are some of the stories featuring UO faculty members from the week of Jan. 17-21:

From Jan. 18:

Reopening schools helped mothers with school-age children get back to work. So what happened to their husbands?
MarketWatch: The story features research by UO economist Ben Hansen.

HelloFresh Workers Voted Against Unionizing Despite High Injury Rates, Low Wages, And A COVID Outbreak
BuzzFeed: UO sociologist Lola Loustaunau provides expert commentary. 

From Jan. 17:

Omicron closing day care centers in droves as parents are 'just trying to stay afloat'
USA Today: The story mentions research by the Center For Translational Neuroscience’s Rapid Assessment of Pandemic Impact on Development (RAPID) - Early Childhood project.

City Club of Eugene: Lessons From The Pandemic: UO's Impact on The Next Normal
KLCC: President Michael Schill is featured.

Djokovic Vaccine Saga Has Global Implications for Sporting Calendar 2022
Newsweek: Joshua Gordon, a senior instructor of sports business, provides expert commentary.