IPEC Addresses the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic

by Institute for Policy, Ethics and Culture (IPEC)

So many aspects of our lives have been challenged and changed since the onset of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. To bring some understanding to the turmoil, IPEC members have been contributing 1,000-word essays offering insight on the complex nature of the pandemic.

Each essay addresses a unique interdisciplinary component of the crisis, thereby adding to understanding the significance of what we are living through. These essays can be found on the IPEC website. Three new essays have been added with more to follow:

  • “Math Communication in Crisis: Responding to Numbers during a Pandemic” by Andrew Fiss, assistant professor of technical and professional communication
  • “A Crisis of Antagonism” by Marina Choy, Ph.D. student, humanities
  • “We Live in a Cost-Benefit Analysis Society” by Nancy Barr, professor of practice, mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics.