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Maria Fitzpatrick, associate professor of policy analysis and management, says, “What happens in retirement is going to be different for different people depending on what they did before retirement and what they do after.”

In this opinion piece by Rachel Louise Snyder, associate professor at American University, about Lisa Montgomery, Sandra Babcock, clinical professor of law, says “Were it not for her being a woman, she would not be on death row, because she wouldn’t be subjected to the kind of torture that she was.” Babcock says her case “is all about gender.”

“We present one of the first hints of detecting an exoplanet in the radio realm,” says the study's lead author, Jake Turner, research associate in astrophysics and planetary science. Co-author Ray Jayawardhana, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, says the findings could open “up a new window on exoplanets, giving us a novel way to examine alien worlds that are tens of light-years away.”

“It’s not uncommon for companies to mistake making changes in structure for making changes in the culture thus declaring success long before it’s due,” says Pamela Tolbert, professor at the ILR School.

“The idea of having these virtual holiday parties is in part to try to combat some of that isolation that people are feeling,” says Bradford Bell, professor of strategic human resources.

“The union dodged a huge bullet,” says Art Wheaton, senior extension associate in the ILR School.

“The sunflower star was the most susceptible of the twenty starfish species affected by a multi-host pathogen and has rapidly gone from being the most common subtidal starfish on the US west coast to critically endangered,” says Drew Harvell, professor of Marine Ecology and key player in the sunflower star’s saga.

Andrew Campana, assistant professor of Asian studies, talks about how blind and low-vision player communities continue playing video games.

“It’s not an obvious winner,” says George Hay, professor of law, about the government’s arguments. “Everything that Facebook does is out in the open and it’s been out in the open for 15 years. They’ve never done anything without consulting with teams of antitrust lawyers.” 

Chekitan Dev, professor of marketing and management communication, says that the trend of being a digital nomad, “a person with no fixed address, who lives and works while traveling the globe,” was first driven by millennials, but now older millennials are taking their families with them.

Valzhyna Mort, assistant professor of English, weaves her work with first-hand accounts, texts and tweets related to the uprising in Belarus this past summer.

Francine Blau, professor in the ILR School, says, “These are a subset of essential workers who, given the nature of their jobs, must provide their labor in person. Prioritizing them makes sense given the heightened risk that they face.”