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Tyler Nordgren

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“[The August 21, 2017, solar eclipse] will become the most photographed, the most tweeted, the most Instagrammed, the most shared group moment in the history of the world.”

Tyler Nordgren, physics professor, in “Don’t Miss This,” Seattle Astronomy, January 23, 2017; also quoted by BBC Science, NBC News, The Washington Post, and other outlets

 

Pauline Reynolds

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“There are far, far too few representations of people of color and women as faculty.”

Pauline Reynolds, professor, School of Education, in “‘Fictional Higher Education’,” Inside Higher Ed, February 10, 2017

 

Graeme Auton

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“Arguments that Le Pen could not win the French presidency must contend with last year’s expectations that both the Brexit vote in Britain and Donald Trump’s presidential bid in the U.S. would fail.”

Graeme Auton, political science professor, in “What is Populism?” U.S. News & World Report, March 31, 2017

 

Julie Rathbun

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“It hasn’t happened yet.”

Julie Rathbun, physics professor, noting there had been no improvement in the representation of female scientists in National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) missions over the past 15 years, in “Women make up just 15% of NASA’s planetary mission science teams. Here’s how the agency is trying to change that” in Science, May 4, 2017

 

Johannes Moenius

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“Are we worried about [the effects of automation]from a social perspective? Not for tomorrow, but for 10 years from now? It’s quite frankly frightening.”

“Generally higher skilled jobs will be less susceptible to automation. …Those who have a long career ahead of them … need to know that education is absolutely key. Learning how to learn, learning basic skills that can be applied across all sorts of professions, that is very important.”

Johannes Moenius, professor and the William R. and S. Sue Johnson Endowed Chair of Spatial Economic Analysis and Regional Planning, in “The Parts of America Most Susceptible to Automation,” The Atlantic, May 3, 2017, and in a podcast, “These Local Economies Will Be Hardest Hit by Automation,” Texas Standard, May 9, 2017; also quoted in Fast Company, Inc., MSN, and other outlets

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