By Jonathon Van Maren
As the government pours trillions into the economy to keep businesses afloat and the debate about the COVID-19 lockdowns rages, experts of every sort are pumping out a nonstop stream of advice on how to weather social distancing and quarantine. Fitness experts are giving home workout advice, parenting experts are giving coping tips, and teachers are teaching parents how to be teachers (or at least how to help their kids with homework).
And then we have the progressive university staffers like Caroline Brooks and Amy Bonomi of Michigan State University. Their contribution to all of this? An essay published by MSU Today titled “There’s an unconscious bias in virtual meetings. Here’s how you can avoid it.”