Student-Produced Documentary Chronicles UArizona Success Taming COVID-19 Through Wastewater
An eight-minute documentary, produced last fall by University of Arizona students, chronicles the university's efforts to track campus spread of coronavirus by testing wastewater from student dorms. The testing effort led by Dr. Ian Pepper, WEST Center. Director and BIO5 member, helped stop at least one COVID-19 outbreak during the first week of fall classes, and the success widely covered in national media. The documentary is part of the larger “What’s Up, Docs?” screening event, available to view for free through Feb. 17.