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Past Episodes

Miss an episode when it first aired, or just want to watch it again? Catch up on past episodes of the special series, Coexisting with COVID-19, here.

COVID and the Truth

The 24-hour news cycle can be overwhelming. While we want to be informed, we also want to know that what we are learning is accurate and our information sources are trustworthy. Join UW professors, Jevin West and Kate Starbird for a talk about how we can be best informed in the face of often conflicting information. Originally aired on May 7, 2020.

Failures of the Public Safety Net

The emergence of COVID-19—from its rampant spread and staggering fatality rates, to the lack of protective equipment for first responders—caught us all off guard. As a nation with so many resources, many of us assumed a public infrastructure would be in place to better handle this crisis. What we’ve learned is to not make that assumption, and that some communities are even more fragile than we had ever imagined. Originally aired on May 14, 2020. Featuring Edwin Guillermo Lindo, Graham Pruss, and Aaron Katz.

Love in the Time of COVID

We are two months into ‘social distancing’ and while we shelter in place 24/7 we wanted to check in with you about how your relationships are holding up. For the unattached looking for their quarantine cutie, we also want to talk about what finding a potential partner looks like as we remain respectfully socially distant. Originally aired on May 21, 2020. Featuring Pepper Schwartz, John Gottman, and Julie Gottman.