On Monday afternoon, Cowboy Joe received an unusual message.
“How do I get home?”
The sender self-identified as a University of Wyoming student who was currently studying abroad. The student wrote to Cowboy Joe, a chatbot character created by the university, seeking information about how to return to the U.S. in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.edsurge.com/news/2020-03-26-got-coronavirus-questions-your-college-chatbot-may-have-answers