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 July 20-24:
- Testing buildings may become added weapon in coronavirus reopenings
ABC News: Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, director at the University of Oregon's Institute for the Health and the Built Environment, is featured. The story ran on Good Morning America. It was also posted on Yahoo. A separate story ran on KEZI.
- ‘We’re Talking About More Than Half a Million People Missing From the U.S. Population’
The Atlantic: UO sociologist Krystale Littlejohn provides expert commentary.
- Cedar Rapids Kernels pivot from baseball company to entertainment company with season canceled
The Gazette: Joshua Gordon, senior instructor of sports business at the University of Oregon’s Warsaw Sports Marketing Center, provides expert commentary.
- Experimental COVID-19 test at UO replaces nasal swab with saliva sample
OPB: Cassandra Moseley, the interim vice president for research and innovation at the UO, is interviewed.
- University of Oregon conducting new COVID-19 research
KEZI: Cassandra Moseley, the interim vice president for research and innovation at the UO, is interviewed.
- Neuroscience Could Be the Key to Getting People to Wear Masks
Wired: UO psychology professor Elliot Berkman provides expert commentary.
- Where Is the American Child Care Bailout?
Bloomberg: The story mentions research by UO psychology professor Phil Fisher and links to an Around the O story announcing the grants.
- Low-wage service workers are facing new emotional hazards in the workplace during COVID-19
The Conversation: UO sociology professor Ellen Scott co-authors a piece with sociology Ph. D candidate, LERC research assistant Larissa Petrucci and labor policy research faculty Lina Stepick. The story was picked up by the following outlets: Newisfy, Flipboard, Inoreader, Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time, Albany Times-Union, Danbury News-Times, Houston Chronicle.
- A Broken Union Election System
Workday Minnesota: Labor Education and Research Center professor Gordon Lafer provides expert commentary.
- ‘Ground Zero’ for Spreading Coronavirus
Inside Higher Ed: UO director of housing Michael Griffel is interviewed.
- 'Spit-in-a-cup approach' could make coronavirus testing easier and cheaper
KATU: Cassandra Moseley, the interim vice president for research and innovation, is featured.
- Survey Provides ‘Moving Picture’ of Pandemic’s Turbulent Impact on Families With Young Children
The 74: UO psychology professor Phil Fisher is featured.
- Guest View: The many shapes of caregiving
Register-Guard: Guest view contributors include MarÍa Fernanda Escallon, assistant professor of anthropology, Michelle McKinley director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society, Bernard B. Kliks, professor of law and Lynn Stephen, Phillip H. Knight Chair distinguished professor of anthropology.
- The crisis that shocked the world: America’s response to the coronavirus
Washington Post: UO psychology professor Paul Slovic provides expert commentary.
- To reduce world hunger, governments need to think beyond making food cheap
The Conversation: UO law professor Michael Fakhri co-authors a piece for The Conversation. The story was picked up by the following outlets: Medical Xpress, Big News Network, Idaho Press-Tribune, Connecticut Post, Flipboard, EcoWatch, Houston Chronicle, InnerSelf, The Hour (Norwalk, CT), Australian Times, Rio de Janeiro News, Sydney News, Brisbane News, Africa News
- COVID-19 has ravaged American newsrooms – here’s why that matters
The Conversation: UO journalism professor Damian Radcliffe writes for The Conversation. The story was picked up by the following outlets: Flipboard, Houston Chronicle, Newisfy app, Big News Network, Idaho Press-Tribune, Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, The Hour, Fairfield (CT) Citizen
- How should colleges reopen? There’s no easy answer.
Bloomberg: UO economist Tim Duy provides expert commentary.
- UO set to roll out less invasive COVID-19 test to Marion County
Statesman Journal: Leslie Leve, UO’s associate vice president for research, and Cass Moseley, UO’s interim vice president for research and innovation, are quoted.