Essayist Daniel Mendelsohn *94 gave his reflections on the pandemic’s effect on social institutions. — Interview Magazine
Medical professor Jennifer Caudle ’99 explained some of the reasons black Americans are more likely to have severe coronavirus complications. — Yahoo!

Astrophysicist Katie Mack *09 wrote about why she’s not planning to “debunk” recently released UFO videos. — Scientific American

After COVID-19 disrupted plans for Laura Hankin ’10’s book tour, she took it online — with an accompanying music video. — BookTrib

Maria Ressa ’86 interviewed Edward Snowden about journalism’s role in scrutinizing those in power. — Rappler

“What we are going to see with the pandemic and the job losses and the huge economic insecurity are people saying, ‘Wow, now is not the time to have a child.’ ”

— Christine Whelan ’99, director of the Money, Relationship and Equality Initiative at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, on falling U.S. birth rates. — Today

Author Jennifer Weiner ’91 shared her favorite summer reads. — Entertainment Weekly