Episode 15: Reflections on Testing Positive For & Surviving COVID-19

Alan Yadav, Georgia Tech student and researcher for the COVID-19 Economic Research Team, tested positive for the virus. Reflecting on his personal symptoms, Yadav explains what it’s like to have COVID-19 as a college student and how he got through the sickness with the help and support of family, friends, and the Institute’s surveillance technologies.

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Episode 13: Impact of COVID-19 on Georgia’s Dental Industry

Dr. Bradley Hepler, practicing Dentist and owner of Atlanta Center for Dental Health, discusses the personal impacts COVID has had on his business. Topics highlighted in this discussion include the swift changes that occured in the dental business model amid COVID, how office behaviors and practices have adapted due to these changes, and the impact SBA loans have had on sustaining business. Dr. Hepler also provides an optimistic outlook on the dental industry’s future, post-COVID.

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Episode 11: Impact of COVID-19 on Georgia’s Public Equity Economy

Listen to the Second Quarter (Q2) Earning calls from some of Georgia’s major public firms – The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, UPS, NCR, and Equifax – and how they aim to address industry impacts from COVID-19. Additionally, leaders in these industries discuss their Q2 performance measures and address how new business models and strategies will lead to future success.

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Episode 10 : Impact of COVID-19 on Transit Ridership

In Part 1, David Springstead and Collie Greenwood of MARTA discuss the future of mass-transit in the City of Atlanta using blended services and options which leverage pilot technologies. In Part 2, Kari Watkins of Georgia Tech’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, discusses the impact real-time transit information has had in sustaining urban communities and their economies through her OneBusAway Program.

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Episode 7: Reflections of a Recent Airline Trip during COVID-19

Mike Messner interviews Connor Wood, a recent graduate from Georgia Tech, about his personal experiences flying between the East and West Coasts of America during COVID-19. Connor Wood describes not only his airport and in-flight experiences, but he also discusses his knowledge of the airport industry and the lifestyle differences observed between East and West […]

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Photo of an undetermined Georgia Tech home game during the 1918 college football season. That's when the sport was hit by the Spanish flu and the end of World War I.

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