Verbatim ─ vegetarian backlash, clutter despair and the Higgs boson particle
UCLA staff and faculty members are quoted every day in the national media on a wide range of topical subjects. Here is a recent selection.
"Moral vegetarians' disgust reactions to meat are caused by, rather than causal of, their moral beliefs."
— Daniel Fessler
, UCLA associate professor of anthropology, in a July 2 article from Britain’s Guardian
about why vegetarians and their eating philosophies provoke the ire of meat eaters. “If Obama is re-elected, he can count on four more years of conflict with the court.”
— Adam Winkler
, UCLA professor of law, in a June 30 story from the New York Times
about Chief Justice John Roberts and the Supreme Court’s 5-4 vote in favor of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. “Mothers were very aware of the mess and clutter and a laugh-it-off attitude that this was going to just keep reoccurring … a few were almost bitter.”
— Jeanne Arnold
, professor of anthropology and a UCLA Center on Everyday Lives of Families (CELF) researcher, in a July 3 Washington Post
story about a CELF study that followed the home lives of 32 middle-class, dual-earner families with children in Los Angeles. “If they've gone through the process and people say this is not what they want, the union officials then would be strained to do something."
— Daniel J.B. Mitchell
, the Ho-su Wu Professor Emeritus of Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and distinguished professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, commenting in a June 27 Sacramento Bee
article about a California union vote on the terms of future work furloughs. "I compare it to turning the corner and walking around a building — there's a whole new set of things you can look at."
— Robert Cousins
, UCLA professor of physics, commenting in a July 4 Los Angeles Times
piece about the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) laboratory in Switzerland, which may have identified the theorized mass-producing Higgs boson particle. "The arguments against the at-home test focus on the absence of a counselor who could provide support and link the newly identified HIV-positive individual to medical care."
— Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
, director of the UCLA Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services, in a July 3 HealthDay News
article about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of an at-home HIV test.