News Archive from May, 2021

Rauscher, Burns on Research Minutes Podcast on COVID-19 and School Closures

Professor Emily Rauscher and Ph.D. Candidate Ailish Burns explain in a podcast by Research Minutes how higher COVID-19 deaths with later school closures were found. Closing school is more strongly related to COVID-19 deaths in counties with a high concentration of Black or poor residents, suggesting schools play an unequal role in transmission and earlier school closure is related to fewer lives lost in disadvantaged counties.

Gonzalez Van Cleve on Trending Globally Podcast; Police Convictions

On the Trending Globally Podcast, Sarah Baldwin talks with Professor Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve about why convicting police officers of crimes in the U.S. is so incredibly rare.