Coronavirus’ Impact On Higher Education, Contact-Tracing Via App

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We talk with a higher education expert about how the pandemic may be influencing the way students look at attending college. And a tech columnist joins us to share how different states are using smartphone notifications to let people know they may have been exposed to the coronavirus.

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    Contact-tracing smartphone apps are out there — even if they’re not in every state. We talk about how they work, and how they could help… if they were more widely used.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Scott Jaschik Guest
  • Geoffrey Fowler Guest

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