Making sense of the issues surrounding the coronavirus can be challenging. Faculty experts in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wichita State University are helping clear the confusion.
Presentations in the Perspectives on the Pandemic series, featured a statistician, a historian, a public health panel and a chemist. Each event was delivered via Zoom and hosted by Andrew Hippisley, dean and professor of linguistics.
Recordings of each talk are available on the Fairmount College YouTube channel. For information about each presentation and presenter click on the links below.
- April 15 “Modeling the spread of the Coronavirus,” by Adam Jaeger, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics
- April 22 “Influenza pandemics since Russian Flu: Do they provide insight to Covid-19?,” by George Dehner, associate professor of history
- April 29 “COVID-19 and the impact on local public health practice and policy,” Panel discussion led by Melissa Walker, associate professor of public affairs
- May 6 “In search of a COVID-19 vaccine and therapeutics,” by Bill Groutas, WSU Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry