UNH experts discuss challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

Thursday, April 30, 2020
Aerial shot of empty campus

Coronavirus. COVID-19. Pandemic. Within a matter of months, these words have become part of our daily vocabulary. And they prompt so many questions.

UNH experts are attempting to provide answers through 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.

Free and open to the public, the 45-minute webinars take place Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. 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:

  • 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 followed by a Q&A. Sessions will be recorded and made available on the webinar series pageJoin the mailing list to learn about new webinars coming through the summer.


Scott Ripley | UNH Marketing | scott.ripley@unh.edu | 603-862-1855
Jody Record ’95 | Communications and Public Affairs | jody.record@unh.edu