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GPS faculty are deeply committed to policy engagement. Discover featured news and media mentions related to our research and policy topical areas listed below.
Rescinded international students policy would have done great damage to the U.S.
In a co-authored opinion, Jennifer Burney explains the devastating impact the now-retracted modifications to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Student Exchange and Visitor Program would have had on public health, the economy and the nation as a whole. San Diego Union-Tribune
Growth in students from China has stopped, hurting American universities
A new study co-authored by Gaurav Khanna underscores that foreign tuition revenues are a crucial aspect of U.S. services exports, and ongoing trade wars with China could cost U.S. universities up to $1.15 billion. UC San Diego News Center. See also:  Politico, CNBC, CGTN, San Diego Union-Tribune, SD Metro, News 18, Knowledia News, University Business, ScienMag, Tech Xplore
Mexico avoids overwhelmed hospitals – so far – despite COVID-19 spike
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mexico’s government chose to invest in expanding hospital beds rather than testing for the virus, and though the government has not managed the pandemic well, beds are still widely available. Gordon McCord explains that abundant testing, contact tracing and physical distancing “must go hand-in-hand with preparing hospitals.” Associated Press. See also: The Washington Post, The New York Times, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle
July 3, 2020, Zoltan Hajnal quoted in Fast Company

July 7, 2020, Gaurav Khanna quoted on News 18

July 16, 2020, Zoltan Hajnal quoted in the Indianapolis Recorder 
July 1, 2020, Ruixue Jia mentioned in Green Car Congress

July 5, 2020, David Victor interviewed on the Science Friction podcast (AUDIO)

July 12, 2020, David Victor interviewed on the Science Friction podcast (AUDIO)
July 2, 2020, Victor Shih quoted in Politico

July 2, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted on PBS NewsHour (VIDEO)
See also: PBS SoCal

July 2, 2020, Victor Shih quoted on NPR

July 5, 2020, Barry Naughton quoted in The Epoch Times
See also: NTD

July 9, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted in Politico

July 9, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted in Bloomberg

July 10, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted in the Financial Times
See also: Le Portale, Trading U

July 11, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted in the Business Standard

July 12, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted in The Times (UK)

July 14, 2020, Stephan Haggard authored opinion in The Peninsula
July 3, 2020, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies mentioned in the San Diego Union-Tribune

July 8, 2020, Richard Feinberg quoted in the Christian Science Monitor

July 11, 2020, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies mentioned in Explica

July 15, 2020, Rafael Fernández de Castro quoted in Bloomberg Quint