Louise Stenberg, who designs health education programs for the University of Minnesota‘s School of Public Health, tells MPR’s Lorna Benson why the new online game she helped create — Epidemic! — may lure students into public-health careers:
“[An epidemic is] usually the time when public health does make the news and it’s usually the time when public health goes wrong … But it’s also the time that’s intriguing because it’s solving a mystery.”
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.