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Syracuse Law Review and SUNY Upstate Announce Writing Contest Winners
Syracuse Law Review—an academic journal published by Syracuse University College of Law—and SUNY Upstate Medical University have announce the winners of their COVID-19 writing competition. The special contest—announced in December 2020—encouraged graduate students of Syracuse University and SUNY Upstate to write or co-author original articles on the theme of “COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Where Do We Go from Here?”
- Olivia Chen (SUNY Upstate) and Natasha Pandit (SUNY Upstate) won first place for “A Proposed Policy Solution to Provide Remote Prenatal Care after the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
- Roland Lindmayer (College of Law) took second place with “The Liquidity Pandemic: A Recent History of the Federal Reserve and Economic Implications of Historically Aggressive Actions during the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
- Rebecca Harris (SUNY Upstate) third place article is titled “Extroversion as a Potential Risk Factor for Increased Spread of COVID-19 in the United States During a Global Pandemic.”
In addition to publishing the winning articles, Syracuse Law Review has selected six additional submissions for its journal:
“The Rise in Family Violence During the COVID-19 Era” (Ann Ciancia, College of Law); “A Bioethical Argument to Provide Direct Payments to Undocumented Immigrants in a COVID-19 Economic Stimulus” (Michael Conroy, SUNY Upstate); “A Bitter Pill to Swallow: The Inevitability of the Global Pandemic” (Anthony Corsi, SUNY Upstate); “Is China to Blame for COVID-19?” (Melanie Ngo, SUNY Upstate); “COVID-19 Within the Mass Incarceration System” (Almasa Talovic, SUNY Upstate); and “Only the Rich Can Afford a Free Vaccine” (Connor Wiest, SUNY Upstate).
“A big thank you goes to the Syracuse Law Review staff and the SUNY Upstate AMA/MSSNY Board for making this competition a success. Congratulations to the winners!” says SLR Editor-in-Chief Nikkia Knudsen. “Thank you also to our faculty judges and advisors, who provided their time and unwavering support—from the College of Law: Professor Emeritus Peter Bell, Professor Emily Brown, Professor Robin Paul Malloy, Professor Aliza Milner, and Professor Danielle Stokes and from SUNY Upstate: Dr. Daryll Dykes, Dr. Rebecca Garden, Dr. Travis Hobart, and Professor Edward McArdle.”