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BSOS faculty and students deploy data to fight global pandemic

Faculty and students from a number of departments and programs in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences are using their data gathering and analysis expertise and resources in the global fight against COVID-19.  Among them are the BSOS Joint Program in Survey Methodology, which is teaming with Facebook to survey users' COVID status and experiences, and the Department of Geographical Sciences, which has built a series of dynamic maps that track the virus in various parts of the world. Learn more.