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Experts Discuss the Implications of Coronavirus

CMU researchers join the conversation

Julie Mattera

As the world adjusts to the global pandemic caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19), people have questions. Researchers, staff and students from Carnegie Mellon University have lent their expertise toward finding the answers.

Luis von Ahn
Luis von Ahn, consulting professor, Computer Science

Fast Company: 4 ways we can ensure remote learning is actually effective

Laurence Ales
Laurence Ales, associate professor of economics

Bloomburg: Europe’s Aversion to Hiring-and-Firing Suddenly Seems Smart Idea

Washington Post: What will the COVID-19 memorial look like? It's not too early to begin remembering

Pittsburgh Business Times: Manufactruing Disrupted: COVID-19 has disrupted international supply chains with facility closures, travel disruptions and customers' changing habits. 

Alessandro Acquisti
Alessandro Acquisti, professor, Information Technology and Public Policy, PwC William W. Cooper Professor of Risk and Regulatory Innovation

Coin Telegraph: Privacy Indifference is Conditioned, Zcash Company Says

Antonios Anastasopoulos
Antonios Anastasopoulos, post-doctoral fellow, Language Technologies Institute

Wired: COVID-19 is History's Biggest Translation Challenge

Jay Aronson
Jay Aronson, professor of history and director for the Center for Human Rights Science

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: During COVID-related gun-buying frenzy, many are first-time owners

Jack Beuth
Jack Beuth, professor, Mechanical Engineering

Axios: 3D printing can help, but won't solve, the coronavirus equipment shortage

Carla Bevins
Carla Bevins, assistant teaching professor of business communication

USA Today: How to let others know of a death

Fortune: How to be effective when you’re presenting remotely

B.B.C.: The Zoom social etiquette guide 

Jeffrey Bigham
Jeffrey Bigham, associate professor, Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Wall Street Journal: My Girlfriend is a Chatbot

Lee Branstetter
Lee Branstetter, professor of economics and public policy

Washington Post: The new coronavirus economy: A gigantic experiment reshaping how we work and live

WPXI: New tutoring program using AI to help kids learn

Stephen Broomell
Stephen Broomell, associate professor, Social and Decision Sciences

USA Today: Some people listen to health experts, others ignore them: What it means for America's future with COVID-19

Yang Cai
Yang Cai, senior systems scientist, CyLab

USA Today:  Traveling during coronavirus: How to get through airport security faster – and safer

The Seattle Times: How to get through airport security faster during the COVID-19 pandemic — and why you should do so 

Stan Caldwell
Stan Caldwell, adjunct associate professor, Transportation And Public Policy

The Washington Post: What will summer vacation be like in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic? 

Public Source: Ridership down, cleaning costs up, Port Authority navigates financial hurdles of COVID-19

Jonathan Caulkins
Jonathan Caulkins, H. Guyford Stever University Professor of Operations Research and Public Policy

Politico: With a Little Ingenuity, We Can Reopen Much of the Economy Right Now

The Hill: Marijuana lobby presses for coronavirus relief funds

Vox: 4/20 in the age of coronavirus, explained

Newsweek: How the Pandemic is Making the Opioid Crisis Worse

Devendra Chaplot
Devendra Chaplot, Ph.D. candidate, Machine Learning

VentureBeat: How the pandemic is influencing robotics research

Gretchen Chapman
Gretchen Chapman, Psychology

Slate: How to Use Psychology to Convince People to Take Social Distancing Seriously

Market Watch: 10 ways to get a coronavirus skeptic to take the pandemic seriously: 'Anecdotes are much more convincing than statistics'

Market Watch: 'People probably aren't going to react kindly or openly to being policed': How to deal with someone who refuses to wear a face mask

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Don't want to wear a mask? Try a face shield

Howie Choset
Howie Choset, Kavcic-Moura Professor of Computer Science

VentureBeat: Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh develop low-cost, modular ICU ventilator 

Rosalind Chow
Rosalind Chow, associate professor, Organizational Behavior and Theory

NBC News: Vietnamese-owned nail salons donate thousands of masks, gloves, more to hospitals

Colin Clarke
Colin Clarke, assistant teaching professor, Institute for Politics and Strategy

CBS Pittsburgh: 'There Was An Assumption We Would Be Prepared': CMU Professor Says U.S. Didn't Have Public Health Infrastructure In Place To Mitigate Pandemic Fallout

Karen Clay
Karen Clay, professor of economics and public policy

Detroit News: Recession panel could make official US call prior to election

The Center for Public Integrity/Mother Jones: A Likely But Hidden Coronavirus Risk Factor: Pollution

WESA: Can Air Pollution Make Coronavirus Worse? Scientists Say Yes — Probably in Both Cases and Severity

Discover: COVID-19 Could Hit Hardest in Places with the Most Air Pollution

Salon: As millions lose insurance, states cut Medicaid in response to the coronavirus crisis

Camille Cobb
Camille Cobb, post-doctoral fellow, CyLab

Science Daily: 'I saw you were online': How online status indicators shape our behavior

Sheldon Cohen
Sheldon Cohen, Robert E. Doherty Professor of Psychology, University Professor, Professor of Psychology

Time: The Coronavirus Outbreak Keeps Humans From Touching. Here's Why That's So Stressful

Forbes: Beware the "Shock Market": How to Think and Act During the Pandemic

TheScientist: Losing Touch: Another Drawback of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Wall Street Journal: Isolating the Elderly is Bad for Their Health

Fast Company: How susceptible are you to COVID-19? These simple hacks could help fight it

Keith Cook
Keith Cook, professor, Biomedical Engineering

VentureBeat: Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh develop low-cost, modular ICU ventilator 

Lorri Cranor

Lorrie Cranor, FORE Systems Professor, Engineering & Public Policy, and School of Computer Science; Director and Bosch Distinguished Professor in Security and Privacy Technologies, CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Contact tracing by app: life-saving or invasion of privacy? 

Wired: Now's the Perfect Time to Start Using a Password Manager

Fox News: You might want to change your password after this shocking study

David Creswell
J. David Creswell, associate professor, Psychology

MIT Technology Review: How to stay sane when the world's going mad

Business Insider: 7 benefits of meditation, and how it can affect your brain

Jim Daniels
Jim Daniels, Thomas Stockham Baker University Professor of English

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 'Maker & Muse' jewelry inspires poets in virtual reading

David Danks
David Danks, Department Head & L.L. Thurstone Professor of Philosophy and Psychology

Education Week: What Soldiers, Doctors, and Professors Can Teach Us About Artificial Intelligence During COVID-19

Simon DeDeo
Simon DeDeo, assistant professor of Social and Decision Sciences

Science News: How big a gathering is too large during the coronavirus pandemic?

Tim Derdenger
Tim Derdenger, associate professor, Marketing and Strategy

The Washington Post: The Technology 202: Apple in the antitrust spotlight as coronavirus pandemic boosts mobile payments

Los Angeles Times: What rich people are buying during coronavirus. Hint: It's not toilet paper.

The New York Times: As Training Camps Near, N.F.L. and Players Debate Protocols

Neil Donahue
Neil Donahue, Thomas Lord Professor, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Engineering and Public Policy; Director, Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research

KDKA CBS Pittsburgh: Coronavirus Spreading Through Your Air Conditioner? Experts say it's possible

Brooke Feeney
Brooke Feeney, professor, Psychology

CNN: Dating at a Distance: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's coronavirus podcast for April 16

Erica Fuchs
Erica Fuchs, professor, Engineering and Public Policy

MIT Technology Review: Why tech didn't save us from COVID-19

Jeff Galak
Jeffrey Galak, associate professor, Marketing

Associated Press: Worry, haste, retail therapy: What have we bought and why? 

Marketplace: How the pandemic is changing high fashion

Forbes: Daycare Dilemma: Smaller Classes and Higher Costs are Hurting Working Families

Forbes: Face Masks: The New Travel Amenity

Emaneula Grama
Emaneula Grama, Associate professor, History

WESA: As the Pandemic Continues, Advocates Say an Extended Ban on Evictions is Needed

Daniel Green
Daniel Green, Director, Master Of Entertainment Industry Management Program

BBC News: Why Hollywood needs computer games tech more than ever 

Deeksha Gupta
Deeksha Gupta, assistant professor, Finance

Reuters: U.S. mortgage industry braces for more strain as support talks stall

Alex Helberg
Alex Helberg, Ph.D. student in Rhetoric

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: On college campuses, strength, kindness despite upheaval from a pandemic

Alex Hiniker
Alex Hiniker, executive fellow for sustainability initiatives

Brookings: How the Sustainable Development Goals can help cities focus COVID-19 recovery on inclusion, equity and sustainability

Kathleen Carley

Kathleen M. Carley, professor in the Institute for Software Research


Baruch Fischhoff, Howard Heinz University Professor

CNN: Is going to the beach ok? What about hiking?

The Atlantic: The People Ignoring Social Distancing

SELF magazine: What to Do If Your Anxiety About Coronavirus Feels Overwhelming

B.B.C. Newshour: President Trump's travel ban on twenty-six European countries has now come into force

L.A. Times: Why you should stop obsessing about coronavirus news and how to do it

Reuters: How many Americans have coronavirus? New Routers poll might offer a hint. 

Wired: Can the public be trusted in a pandemic? 

The Jakarta Post: Coronavirus anxiety is a thing: Here's how to handle it

CIDRAP News: Data do not back cloth masks to limit COVID-19, experts say

The Irish Times: Love in the time of coronavirus: Keeping relationships alive during lockdown

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Are homemade face masks effective in protecting against COVID-19?

U.S. News & World Report: States Begin to Reopen During COVID Crisis, but Not Everyone Feels Ready

The Baltimore Sun: 'A little piece of normal': With Maryland creaking open, families left to navigate how far to venture out

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: CMU expert: In times of crisis, people want facts, not spin

The New Yorker: The Global Panic Over the Coronavirus

CNN: Should you travel during the coronavirus outbreak?

American Psychological Association: Speaking of Psychology: Coronavirus Anxiety

ABC News: How to deal with fear of novel coronavirus in the face of the unknown

Boston Globe: Isolation to stop the spread of coronavirus makes sense. But why is it still so hard to stay inside?

Insurance Journal: Coronavirus Pandemic Reveals the Science of Risk That Shapes Our Lives

CNN: Long-term social distancing may be traumatic. Here is what to expect and what to do

Insider: How to make good enough choices during the coronavirus pandemic, since making risk-free decisions is impossible

Marketplace: A soap opera leads the way into post-lockdown Hollywood

WESA: COVID Communication Confusion Can Be Cleared Up, Says CMU Professor

Center for Ethics and Policy Supports Service Industry

As health experts begin mandating the closure of non-essential businesses for social distancing, service industry workers have seen their income opportunities evaporate. Carnegie Mellon University's Center for Ethics and Policy has created a Virtual Tip Jar as a way to help. Service industry workers can enter payment account information, and people can send tips to their favorite bartender, stylist, and other service industry employees. The Virtual Tip Jar site includes information for others to replicate the effort in their own city. 

CMU Undergrad Creates Online Zoom Party

When more than 1,000 people expressed interest in an online event named "OK, Zoomer, A Party," CMU first-year student Mehul Agarwal knew he was on to something special. Agarwal created a Facebook group called "Zoom Memes for Self Quaranteens" that quickly bloomed to include over 600,000 members eager to connect. Coverage of the group has even appeared in The Atlantic.

Burton Hollifield
Burton Hollifield, PNC Professor of Finance; Professor of Financial Economics; Head, Undergraduate Business Administration Program

CBC: U.S. airlines taking more reservations, slowly plotting return of some routes

New York Post: Southwest, United Airlines say recovery is in the air

Jason Hong
Jason Hong, professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Stuck in quarantine? Stats show surge in time spent on video games, movies and grammar lessons

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Who is tracking your smartphone data during coronavirus pandemic? 

Terry Irwin
Terry Irwin, professor and director, Transition Design Institute

Fast Company: This 22-foot long 'problem map' looks at the systemic failures that made COVID spread in the U.S.

Gary Kline
Gary Kline, teaching professor, Voice

The New York Times: 'The World Goes Away' and Other Lessons from Online Acting Class

Ramayya Krishnan
Ramayya Krishnan, dean of the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy 

AFP: Pandemic exposes ‘digital divide’ as schools, workplaces close

Pittsburgh Business Times: Will Allegheny County meet the criteria to 'go yellow'? It depends

Pittsburgh Business Times: Confused by red-yellow-green? Here's how the state (and CMU) describe it

ABC News: A tale of two pandemics: How coronavirus split the map of the U.S. 

Swarun Kumar
Swarun Kumar, assistant professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Intercept: The Inventors of Bluetooth Say There Could Be Problems Using Their Tech for Coronavirus Contact Tracing

Sunkee Lee
Sunkee Lee, assistant professor, Organizational Theory

Business Insider: What the future of coworking might look like for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and the self-employed as they seek out avenues to network, collaborate, and set up shop

Beibei Li
Beibei Li, Anna Loomis McCandless Chair and associate professor of IT and management

NPR: Stuck Inside? Here's Your TV Streaming Strategy

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: More people willing to share location data for contact tracing, new study shows

Po-shen Loh
Po-Shen Loh, associate professor of mathematics

Popular Mechanics: This Professor Will Teach You Math for Free While You're Social Distancing

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: CMU develops contact tracing app using ultrasound technology

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Editorial: Nursing home data key to COVID-19 response

Fast Company: Contact tracing apps are on the way. Will they help us get back to normal? 

WPXI: NOVID app helps track coronavirus without getting personal

Tech Crunch: Demonstrating 15 contact tracing and other tools built to mitigate the imact of COVID-19

Pittsburgh Current: Contact Tracing: There's An App for That

Washington Examiner: A personal COVID-19 radar could be key to resuming daily life

Alex John London
Alex John London, Clara L. West Professor of Ethics and Philosophy and director of the Center for Ethics and Policy

Vice: How Not to be a coronavirus Jerk

Quartz: The race to develop coronavirus treatments pushes the ethics of clinical trials

KDKA: ‘Nobody Wants To Make These Decisions’: Who Gets A Ventilator In The Coronavirus Pandemic?

Futurity: Ethicist: Hydroxychloroquine Hype Could Bungle the Science

Axios: The high stakes of low scientific standards

CBS Pittsburgh: Coronavirus Coverage: Is The United States Going To Issue 'Immunity Certificates?' How Do You Get One? 

ABC News: Injecting healthy adults with live coronavirus provides moral dilemma, faster path to vaccine

Scientific American: Shortcuts in COVID-19 Drug Research Could Do Long-Term Harm, Bioethicists Worry

European Pharmaceutical Review: Research focus should remain on high quality studies during COVID-19 pandemic, say scientists

Quartz: Scientists want to see the evidence that shows remdesivir works for COVID-19

Quartz: Regulators would consider releasing an unapproved coronavirus vaccine

Seattle Times: Clinical trial enrollment plummets as volunteers are scared off coronavirus drugs promoted by Trump

Inside Higher Ed: Rush to Publish Risks Undermining COVID-19 Research

Wired: Where Should COVID-19 Vaccines Be Tested? It's a Moving Target

The Verge: An important part of science is admitting when we're wrong

The Verge: Russia rushes registration of unproven coronavirus vaccine

George Lowenstein
George Loewenstein, Herbert A. Simon University Professor of Economics and Psychology

MarketWatch: How do you choose between economic ‘deaths of despair’ and coronavirus victims?

MarketWatch: Yielding to advice, Trump extends social distancing to April 30. But is it even possible to save U.S. economy and save lives?

MarketWatch: Trump: 'Nothing would be worse than declaring victory before victory is won.' But can the president save the U.S. economy from coronavirus and save lives?

The Economist: The hard choices covid policymakers face

Forbes: How College Campus Closings Are Affecting Graduating Seniors

Forbes: Serendipity Lost? How All-Digital Engagements Shape Innovation

Washington Post: Antibody tests might be deceptively dangerous. Blame the math. 

Inc.: How to Add a COVID Surcharge Without Alienating Customers

Vox: The scariest thing about global warming (and COVID-19)

Danith Ly
Danith Ly, professor, Chemistry

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Startup funding continues in Pittsburgh, despite COVID-19 shutdown

David Mawhinney
David Mawhinney, associate teaching professor, Entrepreneurship; executive director, Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Business Insider: How to decide whether to furlough or lay off staff — and the costs and benefits of each, according to experts

Tony McKay
Tony McKay, associate professor, Acting

The New York Times: 'The World Goes Away' and Other Lessons from Online Acting Class

Leigh Metcalf
Leigh Metcalf, senior network security research analyst, Software Engineering Institute

SC Magazine: Cure worse than disease? Patching riskier under COVID-19 work-from-home policies

Kevin Monahan
Kevin Monahan, associate dean, Career and Professional Development

U.S. News & World Report: How to Prepare for College Graduation

M. Granger Morgan
M. Granger Morgan, Hamerschlag University Professor of Engineering; Engineering & Public Policy, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Heinz College; Co-Director, Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making; Co-Director, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center

New York Times: Disinfectant Riff Is Latest of Many Trump Science Clashes

Nicholas Muller
Nicholas Muller, Lester and Judith Lave Development Chair in Economics, Engineering, and Public Policy

Washington Examiner: Air pollution deaths fell by nearly a quarter because of lockdowns: Study

Forbes: America's Air is Getting Worse: Here's Why

Robert Murphy
Robert Murphy, Ray and Stephanie Lane Professor, Computational Biology and Biomedical Engineering

Wall Street Journal: Biotech Companies Tap AI to Speed Path to Coronavirus Treatments

Daniel Nagin
Daniel Nagin, Teresa and H. John Heinz III University Professor of Public Policy and Statistics

Time: Anticipating COVID-19 Outbreaks, Rikers Island Offers Warning For U.S. Jails, Prisons

MedicalXpress: Expert explains increased vulnerability of prisoners and police in pandemic

Bloomberg: Some Crimes Are Spiking in America's Major Cities 

Wall Street Journal: New York Police Department Expects Post-Pandemic Crime Surge

Anh Nguyen
Anh Nguyen, assistant professor of economics

NPR: What is the Cost of COVID-19 Treatment?

Christopher Olivola
Christopher Olivola, associate professor, Marketing

San Francisco: 'God has not abandoned us': Recipients grateful for reader generosity

Wesley Pegden
Wesley Pegden, associate professor of mathematics

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Pittsburgh professors see flaws in coronavirus modeling, predict more grim outlook

FitsNews: The Scariest Coronavirus Story We've Read Yet

Popular Science: Will it be safe to hold the Olympics in 2021?

Policy Options: How do we know a full lockdown is the best option for COVID-19? 

Roni Rosenfeld, professor and head of Machine Learning

Vox: You — yes, you — can help AI predict the spread of coronavirus

MIT Technology Review: This is how the CDC is trying to forecast coronavirus’s spread

WPXI: CMU asked to forecast spread of coronavirus

Venture Beat: Facebook surveys users about coronavirus symptoms as part of Carnegie Mellon research project

KDKA: Coronavirus in Pittsburgh: Facebook Teams with Carnegie Mellon for Survey on Symptoms

Reuters: Facebook asks users about coronavirus symptoms, releases friendship data to researchers

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Carnegie Mellon partners with Facebook to gather coronavirus data from residents

Venture Beat: AI Weekly: When to ship or shelve a coronavirus solution

The Verge: Facebook will expand its symptom tracking survey globally to measure the spread of COVID-19

Computer World: Tech pitches in to fight COVID-19 pandemic

CNBC: Facebook is tracking coronavirus symptoms by county to identify hotspots

Market Watch: Facebook releases national map showing coronavirus symptoms

The Washington Post: The Technology 202: Coronavirus could change how social networks approach public health

Fortune: More surveillance, not less, will be the new normal in a forever changed world

WESA: CMU Partners With Facebook, Google to Predict Coronavirus Transmission 

Philadelphia Inquirer: Pa. regions with few coronavirus cases could begin reopening May 8 under new tiered system, Gov. Tom Wolf says

The Hill: The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate sends $483 billion coronavirus package to House

Advisory Board: COVID-19 roundup: NIH partners with drugmakers to establish nationwide COVID-19 research strategy

Slate: A New Approach to Getting Real-Time Coronavirus Stats

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Carnegie Mellon's COVIDcast site displays real-time data on pandemic in the U.S.

Science: Artificial intelligence systems aim to sniff out signs of COVID-19 breakouts

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Coronavirus cases in Pa. up to 10; Carnegie Mellon researchers to work into summer forecasting spread

The Wall Street Journal: How Many People Will Get Sick From the Coronavirus? Epidemiologists Model Answers

Venture Beat: Surveillance, AI and saving lives top agenda at coronavirus conference

Tech Crunch: Facebook starts prompting U.S. users to fill out a COVID-19 survey to help track the virus

Forbes: How Sharing Your Coronavirus Symptoms Through Facebook Can Help Beat the Pandemic

Vox: Predictions are hard, especially about the coronavirus

Republic World: WHO Launches Interactive Service On Facebook Messenger To Provide Information On COVID-19

9to5Mac: Facebook coronavirus symptom checker: 1M responses/week, publishes first data

Wall Street Journal: Coronavirus Trackers Try Out AI Tools as Eyes Turn To Reopening

New York Post: Mark Zuckerberg taking central role in coronavirus management

Consumer Affairs: Coronavirus update: Shake Shack gives back loan, Facebook offers a symptom map

The Verge: How Facebook's pandemic relief efforts could be undermined by its own user base

MIT Technology Review: Facebook has released a map of coronavirus symptoms crowdsourced from its users 

WPXI: Carnegie Mellon researchers gather medical, self-reported data to track coronavirus activity

BBC News: Coronavirus: Facebook launches UK COVID-19 symptom survey

Fast Company: This coronavirus symptoms map will show you what percentage of your neighbors are feeling sick

CNN: New forecasting data could help publich health officials prepare for what's next in the coronavirus pandemic

Slate: A New Approach to Getting Real-Time Coronavirus Stats

Science: The Wire: The More Effectively We Track the Data, the Less Speculative Our Coronavirus Models Will Be

Consumer Reports: Consumer Data is Being Used to Track the Coronavirus

Scientific American: Prediction Tools Can Save Lives in the COVID-19 Crisis

Jon Peha
Jon Peha, professor of engineering and public policy

New York Times: So We’re Working From Home. Can the Internet Handle It?

Albert Presto
Albert Presto, associate research professor, Mechanical Engineering

WESA: Can Air Pollution Make Coronavirus Worse? Scientists Say Yes — Possibly in Both Cases and Severity

Stephen Rakas
Stephen Rakas, executive director, Masters Career Center

Business Insider: Career advisers and professors at Harvard's, Stanford's, and Carnegie Mellon's business schools offer their best advice for MBA graduates navigating the competitive post-pandemic job market

Dudley Reynolds
Dudley Reynolds, co-area head, Arts and Sciences, CMU Qatar

The Peninsula: Opportunities for language education in a post-pandemic world

Anne Robinson
Anne Robinson, department head, Chemical Engineering

Fortune: How teachers are adapting to working remotely

Denise Rousseau
Denise Rousseau, H.J. Heinz II University Professor of Organizational Behavior and Public Policy

Time: What Is 'Social Distancing?' Here's How to Best Practice It as Coronavirus Spreads

ABC News: As coronavirus spreads in the US, employers gear up for massive work-from-home experiment The necessary new normal: How the deadly coronavirus pandemic will reshape Ohio, the world and us

The Huffington Post: The Coronavirus is Creating a Mental Health Crisis in America's Workforce

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Your personality type helps determine how you respond to COVID-19

USA Today: Should employers force workers to get a COVID vaccine? Some experts say they should

Thomas Ruchti
Thomas Ruchti, assistant professor, Accounting; Richard C. Green Junior Faculty Development Chair

Business Insider: PPP guidelines say you must use 75% of the loan on payroll to earn forgiveness, but businesses explain the other creative ways they're spending the money in order to get the most bang for their buck

The Wall Street Journal: Clothing Companies Want to Hold On to Unsold Inventory

Bryan Routledge
Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance

The Hill: Stocks have worst week in a decade on coronavirus fears

NBC News: Fed Chair Jerome Powell says coronavirus presents 'evolving risks' to the U.S. economy

Fortune: A look at the tech troubles plaguing the stimulus check and PPP small business loan portals

NBC News: Federal Reserve 'stress tests' show some banks may struggle amid the pandemic

Cecile le Roux
Cecile le Roux, assistant teaching professor, Organization and Behavior

Gulf Times: How to keep remote teams connected, happy and productive

Costa Samaras
Costa Samaras, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering

Gizmodo: Now is the Time to Invest in a Green New Deal

Axios: Coronavirus is a Rorschach test on how best to battle climate change

E&E News: Coronavirus is reducing CO2. Why that's worrisome

Forbes: Carbon Intensity of U.S. Power Plunges as Coal Accelerates Collapse

National Geographic: Plunge in carbon emissions from lockdown will not slow climate change

Scientific American: COVID-19 Pandemic Shows Telecommuting Can Help Fight Climate Change

Alan Scheller-Wolf
Alan Andrew Scheller-Wolf, Richard M. Cyert Professor of Operations Management; Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Research

Readers Digest: 14 Ways to Make Your Coronavirus Stockpile Last Longer

J. Ray Scott
J. Ray Scott, instructor, Information Systems

OneZero: Our Government Runs on a 60-Year-Old Coding Language, and Now It's Falling Apart

Justine Sherry
Justine Sherry, assistant professor of computer science

Vox: Why the internet (probably) won't break during the coronavirus pandemic

Kiron Skinner
Kiron Skinner, Director and Taube Professor, Institute for Politices and Strategy

The Washington Post: America's global standing is at a low point. The pandemic made it worse. 

Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith, assistant professor, Acting

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: What's a performer to do when the curtain comes down? 

Michael D. Smith
Michael D. Smith, professor, Informational Technology and Marketing

Marketplace: Zoom to report earnings for first time since pandemic hit

Marketplace: Why Disney wants to reopen its theme parks now

Bradley Sommer
Bradley Sommer, graduate student, History

Inside Higher Ed: What About Graduate Students? 

Chester Spatt
Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance and director of the Center for Financial Markets

Boston Globe: As the economy starts to shut down, should the stock market close, too?

Marker: Coronavirus Is the Black Swan CEOs Have Been Dreading

Washington Post: Is your travel company going out of business? Here's how to tell.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Loeffler reports more stock sales amid insider trading allegations

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Philly landlords face slim returns from retail tenants as first rents of coronavirus pandemic era come due

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Troubled-debt team assumes control of Philly hotel loan as coronavirus takes severe toll on visits to city

The Hill: Markets dismiss pandemic fears in bold bet on quick recovery

Richard Stafford
Richard Stafford, Heinz College Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy and Traffic21 director

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: In response to COVID-19 — and shift to remote work, school — tech services firms change policies

Robert Strauss
Robert Strauss, professor of economics and public policy

Lancaster Online: Can Pa. handle the crush of unemployed, underinsured and impoverished in COVID-19 crisis?

Stefanie Sydlik
Stefanie Sydlik, assistant professor, Chemistry

World Economic Forum: Science leads the response to COVID-19. These 25 scientists are tackling the other global challenges

Lowell Taylor
Lowell Taylor, H. John Heinz III University Professor of Economics 

CNBC: The jobs recovery could be choppy, with some coming back quickly and others lost forever

Washington Post: Left out: More workers now losing hope of getting back jobs

Sridhar Tayur
Sridhar Tayur, Ford Distinguished Research Chair, University Professor of Operations Management

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Desperate for supplies, some hospitals turn to 'gray market'

Rahul Telang
Rahul Telang, professor of Information Systems

MarketWatch: Why Americans are more willing to share their personal information for drug trials than contact tracing efforts

Fatma Zeynep Temel
Fatma Zeynep Temel, assistant professor, Robotics Institute

World Economic Forum: Science leads the response to COVID-19. These 25 scientists are tackling the other global challenges

Ryan Tibshirani
Ryan Tibshirani, associate professor of Statistics and Machine Learning

Financial Times: Can data save us from coronavirus?

MIT Technology Review: How Facebook and Google are helping the CDC forecast coronavirus

Susan Tsu
Susan Tsu, Bessie F. Anathan Professor of Design, School of Drama

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Behind the scenes, creatives are still pretty busy

Shu Lin Wee
Shu Lin Wee, assistant professor, Economics

Bloomberg: Millenials Are Getting Stung by Back-to-Back Global Crises

Fortune: How millenials are being set back by back-to-back global crises

Financial Times: The Recessionals: Why coronavirus is another cruel setback

Sean West
Sean West, staff instructor, School of Drama

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Behind the scenes, creatives are still pretty busy

Jeffrey Williams
Jeffrey Williams, professor, English

Salon: As colleges go remote, students revolt against the state of higher-ed 

Karen R Wilson
Kelly R. Wilson, executive director of master's admissions, Tepper School of Business

U.S. News and World Report: What COVID-19 Means for International MBA Students

Anita Williams Woolley
Anita Williams Woolley, associate professor, Organization Behavior and Theory

Forbes: 6 Ways You Can Stand Out in a Virtual Work Environment

Osman Yagan
Osman Yagan, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering

Science Daily: To predict an epidemic, evolution can't be ignored

Digital Journal: Tracking viral epidemics needs to account for evolution

Sevin Yeltekin
Sevin Yeltekin, Rohet Tolani Distinguished Professor; Professor of Economics; Senior Associate Dean, Education

Fortune: Economics of a pandemic: In times of distress, girls and women are the biggest losers

Fortune: Are we headed for a depression? Economists weigh in

San Francisco Chronicle: Social distance puts squeeze on multigenerational homes

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Ariel Zetlin-Jones
Ariel Zetlin-Jones, associate professor, Economics

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The Washington Post: Trump's pandemic relief orders are limited in scope

map showing progression of covid-19 cases in the US

Student Map Highlights Spread and Severity of COVID-19

Juniors Jason Zhu and Miranda Luong from CMU's Human-Computer Interaction department worked with friend Justin Chen, studying computer science at NYU, to create a map tracker for COVID-19 in an easily-accessible format. The team even share their code on the tracker's Info page. Popular Mechanics, The Pittsburgh Current and Towards Data Science have covered the map and its creators.