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COVID-19

COVID drives technological research, from food robots to an app for loneliness

From adapting robots to decontaminate surfaces and deliver food to developing kiosks that can measure vital signs, experts across the globe are using innovative technology to solve complications brought on by COVID-19. In Arizona, the push for new technology has led to innovations to help curb loneliness, improve access to health care and track the spread of the disease. Cronkite News

State

Life Is …’ documentary confronts youth suicide in Arizona

What can be done about the alarming rate of suicide among young people? Student journalists at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication have sought answers to that question, seeking workable solutions to what has become a public health crisis. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, youth

Opinion

Opinion: Making the Most of Remote Work Requires Balancing the Tradeoffs

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world of work overnight, sending millions to do their jobs online and in isolation. Some organizations had ample experience with telework and had a relatively seamless transition, while many others were left scrambling to operationalize a distributed workforce in the course of a few short weeks. While things may have been

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