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Friday, May 1, 2020

Fri, May 1, 2020

Dr. Wendy Harrison & Dr. Gabby Laing (SCI): One Health

From Amherst Effective Altruism in Partnership with One for the World

Dr. Harrison and Dr. Laing join us to talk about the importance of 'one health,' where we consider animal and human health systems together-- especially relevant as most experts agree SARS-CoV-2 likely started in animals.

Harrison is CEO of Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) and a leading figure in public and animal health. Laing is an epidemiologist and SCI's One Health advisor. SCI is one of the most effective charities, working on deworming projects in Africa.

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Aerial view of Johnson Chapel and the surrounding Amherst College campus

Poetry in the Pandemic

In the time of uncertainty and anxiety, poetry brings us hope, inspiration and reflection. Have you been reading or writing poems in the pandemic? Do you want to share the lines you've read or written with the Amherst community? Please fill out the form: https://forms.gle/AqT9ofE76gL9edCp6 or email your response to Haoran Tong '23 at htong23@amherst.edu.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents of Amherst College to participate! Help us lead a poetic life to overcome the difficult circumstances. We plan to compile all submissions into an anthology titled "Amherst Poetry in the Pandemic."