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 May 11-15:
- Western states lead the way in vote-by-mail elections
High Country News: UO political scientist Priscilla Southwell provides expert commentary.
- Will NBA return during coronavirus? How a canceled season would affect Portland Trail Blazers, league at large
The Oregonian: Whitney Wagoner, the director of the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center at the UO, provides expert commentary.
- Amazon Irks States by Refusing to Say How Many Workers Are Sick
Bloomberg Law: Kelli Matthews, senior instructor of public relations, provides expert commentary.
- How the COVID-19 Bailout Gave Wall Street a No-Lose Casino
Rolling Stone: The story mentions research by UO economist Tim Duy.
- Research shows airflow needed to prevent spread of COVID-19 in businesses and restaurants
Boston 25 News: Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, associate professor of architecture and director of the Biology and the Built Environment Center, is interviewed. Van Den Wymelenberg’s interview on CBS News (see 5/12 media mentions) also appeared on CBS Sacramento, CBS San Francisco, CBS Boston, CBS D.C. and Yahoo.
- As some restaurants reopen, model shows how coronavirus can spread farther than 6 feet
CBS News: Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, associate professor of architecture and director, Biology and the Built Environment Center, is interviewed.
- The U.S. is `printing' money to help save the economy during COVID-19 crisis: How far can it go?
USA Today: UO economist Tim Duy provides expert commentary. This story also appears on MSN sites around the world.
- Bartering is back: When life gives you lemons, trade them for a neighbor’s hand sanitizer
The Washington Post: UO economist Tim Duy provides expert commentary.
- Quarantine with friends? 5 tips experts say to consider
Inverse: UO anthropology professor Josh Snodgrass provides expert commentary.