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“There are some operators that are holding out hope that something will come down that will be useful to them, but in reality I think we’re going to have to wait for a new administration for any small business reform,” says Alex Susskind, associate dean for academic affairs at the School for Hotel Administration.

“This will be a good chance to understand that green is also a color,” says William Miller, professor of horticulture. “In the springtime, I think people get overwhelmed by the azaleas and the dogwoods, and they miss out on the green.”

“The unchecked spread of the virus and continuing political tumult in the United States have reinforced Beijing’s view that the United States is in decline,” says Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government.

“This virus is a monster,” says epidemiologist at the College of Veterinary Medicine Isaac Weisfuse. “It seems to find the weaknesses, in terms of people who are susceptible.”

Daniel Alpert, visiting fellow at the Law School, writes this opinion piece about the needs of many middle and working class families that have been ignored for decades and what needs to be done in order to address them.

“They want to fight it here like they did in California. It’s part of a national change of how you define full employment,” says Patricia Campos-Medina, co-executive director at The Worker Institute.

“Just like animals, investors herd in the face of danger or uncertainty by following the strongest in the pack,” says Scott Yonker, associate finance professor. “For investors, this means pouring money into recent ‘winners.’”

Sergio Garcia-Rios, assistant professor of government and Latino studies, says that President Donald Trump’s efforts to cast Democrats as socialists may have been crucial in Florida. “That mobilized a lot of Cuban Americans.”

Gustavo Flores-Macías, associate vice provost for international affairs and associate professor of government, writes this opinion piece about lessons that can be learned from Latin American democracies. 

Robert H. Frank, professor of economics, writes this opinion piece about how cuts to the Internal Revenue Service budget are likely to result in increased lost revenue.

Natalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, says that if the U.S. does more to limit carbon pollution, other nations will follow. "In terms of leadership, it will make an immense difference."

“These spiders are a gold mine of information that have just gone untapped for a really long time,” says study coauthor Jay Stafstrom, a postdoctoral researcher in neurobiology and behavior.