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#COVIDCalls with Scott Knowles

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Join Drexel University disaster historian and author Scott Gabriel Knowles, PhD, for a weekly series of discussions with Academy scientists about the impact of COVID-19 on science, people and the environment. Knowles is the creator and host of #COVIDCalls, a daily discussion of the COVID-19 global pandemic held at 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday on YouTube Live.

#COVIDCalls brings disaster researchers, journalists and the public together to build knowledge and solidarity in the COVID-19 disaster. The discussions are free and open to the public.

 Here is the schedule of discussion topics and Academy guests: 

June 2 – Impact on Biodiversity: with Ornithology Curator Jason Weckstein, PhD, Botany Curator Rick McCourt, PhD, and Ichthyology Collection Manager Mariangeles Arce H., PhD 

June 9 – Impact on Collections and Learning: Chief Learning and Engagement Officer Niki Stewart and Vertebrate Biology Curator Ted Daeschler, PhD 

June 16 – Impact on Water Quality: Vice President, Science David Velinsky, PhD, and Watershed Ecology Section Leader Stephanie Kroll, PhD 

June 23 – Impact on Environmental Equity: Patrick Center for Environmental Research Director Roland Wall and Ichthyology Collection Manager Mariangeles Arce H., PhD 

June 30 – Museums on the Time of COVID: Academy President and CEO Scott Cooper, PhD

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