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Miguel Gómez, professor of agricultural economics, is quoted extensively in this piece on the food supplies that may be affected by coronavirus outbreaks and changing consumer habits.

“There may be some women who would like to work outside the home, but as childcare gets more expensive, they are deterred from doing that. We have considerable research evidence of the negative effect of childcare cost on female labor force participation,” says Francine Blau, professor at the ILR School. 

“What ended up happening is hotel developers and designers were saying people like to be together, a buzzy hotel makes the hotel look attractive and vibrant, and we can take some furniture out of the guest rooms and make them smaller, maybe fit a few more guest rooms in,” says Stephani Robson, senior lecturer at the School of Hotel Administration.

Alex Susskind, professor at the School of Hotel Administration, says that restaurants could raise some menu prices to help with their profit margins.

“It really is about whether or not Twitter blinks,” says James Grimmelmann, professor of law. “You really have to stick to your guns and ensure you do it right.” 

“I personally think that the president is likely to go the first option of instructing the Department of Homeland Security to start rule making, because I think he’s getting a lot of pushback from companies that rely on OPT,” says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law. “A proposed rule would give him political cover while not actually suspending the OPT program.”

Allen Carlson, associate professor of government, notes that the Chinese government’s move to impose national security laws on Hong Kong marks an end to China’s more low-key approach to the Hong Kong protests last year. 

“The biggest obstacle to those wishing to tour again will be regaining their confidence in the safety of tours,” says Chekitan Dev, professor in the School of Hotel Administration.

Noliwe Rooks, professor of literature and Africana Studies, talks about her concerns for what should and shouldn’t change with education.

"Infested ash trees are a very specific form of waste material; and our inability to contain the blight has made them so abundant that we can — and should develop strategies to use them as a material" says Sasha Zivkovic, assistant professor of architecture, about his and assistant professor of architecture Leslie Lok’s work on a sustainable cabin.

Coverage of a paper by Jack Madden, astronomy PhD., and Lisa Kaltenegger, associate professor of astronomy, that details new models of planetary color that will help astronomers determine if they’ve found a planet capable of harboring life.

“The general answer is ‘yes’,” says Elizabeth Bihn, professor of food science, about whether sharing food you make is safe.