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The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Optimistic Outcomes and Overcoming Hurdles: Managing COVID-19 in March 2021

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts, Science & Research, University News

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Optimistic Outcomes and Overcoming Hurdles: Managing COVID-19 in March 2021

March 3, 2021 0 comments

In this episode of The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha, recorded Tuesday, March 2, Dr. Jha speaks to the importance of equitable vaccine distribution, ventilation over sanitation for public spaces and the promises of the recently authorized Johnson and Johnson vaccine amid the rise of new virus variants.

The Bruno Brief: Brown students weather the Texas storm

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The Bruno Brief: Brown students weather the Texas storm

March 1, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we hear from students studying remotely in Texas about their situations on the ground in light of the winter storm which hit the state hard two weeks ago.

The Bruno Brief: How Brown Students are Creating Meaning While on Leave Away from College Hill

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The Bruno Brief: How Brown Students are Creating Meaning While on Leave Away from College Hill

February 22, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we hear from students who decided to take leaves of absence from Brown in light of the pandemic about the semesters they’ve created for themselves instead. We talk to contributing writer Kashif Ansari ’24, who spoke to these students currently spread across the globe.

The Bruno Brief: The students protesting Brown’s handling of sexual assault

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The Bruno Brief: The students protesting Brown’s handling of sexual assault

February 17, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we take a look at recent student activism against the University’s handling of sexual misconduct on campus, in light of a protest taking place last week as part of the University Survivors Movement. We talk to senior staff writer Karlos Bautista ’23.5, […]

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Virus Variants, Vaccines and Valentine’s

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts, Science & Research

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Virus Variants, Vaccines and Valentine’s

February 12, 2021 0 comments

On Friday, Feb. 12, the COVID Pod team sits down with Ashish Jha, dean of the School of Public Health, to discuss the variations underlying the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop its spread: virus variants, new vaccines in development — and even a COVID-19-conscious approach to socializing on Valentine’s Day.

The Bruno Brief: No in-person learning: the plight of Pawtucket schools

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The Bruno Brief: No in-person learning: the plight of Pawtucket schools

February 8, 2021 1 comment

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we take you into the Pawtucket School District — the only district in the state of Rhode Island to reject hybrid or in-person learning, and where parents, local Black Lives Matter leaders and the Rhode Island Department of Education have spoken out against the decision.

The Bruno Brief: Brown & Millions of Dollars in Federal Pandemic Aid

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The Bruno Brief: Brown & Millions of Dollars in Federal Pandemic Aid

January 31, 2021 0 comments

In the first-ever episode of The Bruno Brief, The Herald’s new weekly podcast that digs deep into a standout story from the past week, we talk to senior staff writer Mia Freund about the University’s plans regarding millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 stimulus funding.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Vaccinating the Nation, Two Doses at a Time

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The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Vaccinating the Nation, Two Doses at a Time

January 29, 2021 0 comments

The COVID Pod is back in 2021 with more insight from Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University Ashish Jha. On this episode, The COVID Pod team takes a look at vaccine administration — what has been done so far and where it is going to go in the next few months.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Thanksgiving, Travel and Testimony

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The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Thanksgiving, Travel and Testimony

November 20, 2020 1 comment

On this bonus episode of The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University, Dr. Jha provides advice for managing COVID-19 over Thanksgiving.

THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

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THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

November 13, 2020 0 comments

Dr. Ashish Jha discusses the aftermath of the 2020 Election and President-Elect Joe Biden’s announcement of a COVID-19 Task Force. Dr. Jha also walks us through news from Pfizer that the company may have a highly effective vaccine in the development.