"It is a warning to the rest of the world that Xi Jinping’s China is not afraid of international consternation and criticism. The Chinese leader will not be easily deterred from challenging the existing status quo when he sees it as antithetical to his, and his country’s, perceived interests.”
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Professor in earth and atmospheric science Natalie Mahowald, says, “All our hard work today, we will not be able to see for 20 or 30 years — this is the crux of the problem. Humans have a really hard time doing something for future generations.”
“The Trump administration is sure to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court,” says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration.
“If they speak up for health protections like masks or social distancing, they are likely to lose not only their livelihood but also their housing,” says Beth Lyon, clinical professor of law.
Cristobal Young, associate professor of sociology, talks about the study on which he was a lead author finding that a patient’s hospital recommendation had almost no correlation with the quality of medical care but rather focused on the hospitality aspects such as quiet rooms and good food.
“I think … we have to have a more contemplative holiday with small groups,” says Mary Beth Norton, professor emerita of American history.
“Despite the objective evidence of women's intellectual and professional accomplishments, it seems that their ability to make intellectual contributions is still not seen as being on par with men's,” says assistant professor of human development Lin Bian.
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