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Reflections on the COVID-19 Pandemic


  • Alvarez on the Rituals We Have Lost to COVID-19

SoA Associate Research Professor Maribel Alvarez weighs in on the loss of social rituals due to COVID-19 in a UANews piece. “I think the first thing that we need to do is acknowledge the loss. Acknowledge the disruption. Not take it lightly,” she says. Read “Grieving Rituals Lost to COVID-19” now.

  • MacLean Research Mentioned in South Texas Dog Adoption Article

We recently mentioned a UANews article in which Assistant Professor Evan MacLean describes how “During Self-Quarantine, Dogs May Help Protect Mental Health.” Now an essay from BorderReport.commentions MacLean’s research as a possible reason for an uptick in pet adoptions in south Texas.