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UNH Offers Weekly COVID-19 Webinar Series Beginning April 28, 2020

DURHAM, N.H.—Faculty and staff at the University of New Hampshire will offer a series of webinars that explore the groundbreaking science, dynamic challenges and important decisions at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Hampshire and around the world. The 45-minute webinars will be held every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. beginning April 28, 2020. They are free and open to the public but registration is required.

“We are living through an extraordinary time, all working to navigate misinformation, new ideas and associated challenging restrictions,” said Provost Wayne Jones. “We are proud to offer a series of thoughtful, informative and insightful webinars related to the COVID-19 pandemic, led by our experts in the areas of health, business and society.

The first webinars scheduled are:

  • April 28: What health policy lessons can we learn from the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • May 5: What is a virus? What is COVID-19?
  • May 12: Immunology, vaccines and antivirals
  • May 19: How science rejection affects the U.S. pandemic
  • May 26: Epidemiology and control of pandemics

Learn more about the speakers for each session and register to participate on the series page. Each webinar is approximately 45 minutes long, with 15-20 minutes of presentation followed by ample time for Q&A. Each session will be recorded and made available on the webinar series page. Join the mailing list to learn about new webinars coming through the summer.

The University of New Hampshire inspires innovation and transforms lives in our state, nation and world. More than 16,000 students from all 50 states and 71 countries engage with an award-winning faculty in top-ranked programs in business, engineering, law, health and human services, liberal arts and the sciences across more than 200 programs of study. As one of the nation’s highest-performing research universities, UNH partners with NASA, NOAA, NSF and NIH, and receives more than $110 million in competitive external funding every year to further explore and define the frontiers of land, sea and space.