Uncertainty seems to be the prevailing theme of 2020 – the uncertainty of the pandemic in a presidential election year when our polarized nation cannot even agree on the benefit of mask-wearing in public
Benjamin Junge, associate professor of anthropology and affiliate of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, is developing a COVID vaccine preparedness survey that will explore SUNY New Paltz students’ attitudes and preconceived ideas about a forthcoming COVID vaccine, in the hopes of better understanding the motives behind these beliefs.
Andrew Evans, associate professor of history, brought collaboration to the COVID coping toolkit and in the process, became a part of the birth of The German Studies Collaboratory, an online collaborative resource for educators and students alike.
Amidst the transition from in-person to remote instruction during the spring 2020 semester, the Stonesthrow Review, a literary journal for student writing and managed by the English Department’s Creative Writing Program, was reborn as a web publication for its 15th issue.
Mona Ali, associate professor of economics, has put together a timely new course for the Spring 2021 semester. “Crisis Economics” (ECO 393) will explore the interrelated issues of climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and economic inequality in China and the US. Open to all students, regardless of major, the course is cross listed with Asian …