How has COVID-19 impacted supply chains around the world?

Acute shortages of supplies to safely diagnose and treat patients with COVID-19 has crippled the United States' response to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the importance of widespread and comprehensive testing for COVID-19, ...

COVID-19 highlights the importance of agility for supply chains

The recent COVID-19 crisis has highlighted a fundamental concept in business operations strategy that's called "Triple-A Supply Chains." The idea is about 15 years old, and many people outside of the supply chain world are ...

To curb sexual assault, help people better understand consent

Sexual assault is a persistent problem on college campuses. Women are at greater risk of experiencing sexual assault while in college compared to women in the general population, with about a quarter of all undergraduate ...

Coronavirus is not the 'great equalizer'—race matters

One of the first stories to use race-based data to talk about the risk that Black communities face because of COVID-19 came on March 30 from the Charlotte Observer. The article said Black residents in Mecklenburg County, ...

Public participation in the coronavirus age

Americans of all walks of life are working together to slow the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing. Public agencies are doing their part by closing offices to the public, canceling or postponing hearings, ...

How to foster children's learning while sheltering at home

Parents sheltering at home with their kids sometimes struggle to foster their children's continued engagement with learning. Eva Pomerantz, a professor of psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, studies ...

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