The following letter was written in an email from Kitteren A. Jester, senior psychology major, to Dr. Zach Kelehear, interim executive vice president for academic affairs and provost, regarding the in-person commencement ceremony on Dec. 11:
Augusta University alumnus Rafael Monteiro made his professional basketball debut on Sunday, Oct. 4, for the E.C. Pinheiros São Paulo basketball team. Despite suffering a 78-68 loss to rival São Paulo FC, Monteiro had an all-around dominant performance, scoring a team-high 20 points, grabbing seven rebounds and dishing out four assists. Continue reading “AU alumnus Monteiro shines in professional debut”→
U.S. Senate candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock held a press conference Sept. 15 with student media in which he spoke about social justice, climate change, voting rights and the critical issues facing students in Georgia.
The word for today is “aerosol.” An aerosol is a suspension of droplets in air. In this case, of course, we are talking about small droplets, or aerosols. Most of the spread of COVID-19 is aerosol transmission, and not fomite, or large droplet. Fomite means surfaces are contaminated. You can have fomite transmission when you touch a fomite surface, and then touch a mucus membrane like your mouth. Large droplets are those respiratory droplets with a range of about six feet before they fall to the ground. Small droplets are aerosols, and there is no range. Continue reading “The COVID Report with David Blake: What is aerosol transmission?”→