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  1. Aug. 26, 2020Study finds reopening schools with too many students in classrooms could result in more COVID-19 cases

  2. Jan. 4, 2021World After Covid
    image of text: Igor Grossmann World after Covid

    If you were to predict the most significant negative societal outcomes of the pandemic, what would it be? How about positive consequences?

  3. July 12, 2020Complexity Cafe
    coffee and a book

    2020 Complexity Cafe

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