News Archive: 2020


Experts Explain: How households are coping under coronavirus lockdown

In this article,  Marianne Bertrand, the Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business along with  Kaushik Krishnan and Heather Schofield assess lockdown’s impact on Indian households, who are hit hardest, and how long they expect to be able to manage with their current resources.
May 13, 2020


When fleeing a homeland stirs one’s creative juices: Vu Tran

"A lot of my fiction, while not necessarily autobiographical, ends up dealing with the experience of fleeing one''s homeland and settling in an entirely alien world, something I and hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese-Americans have gone through," says Professor Vu Tran, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Arts and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Creative Writing, in an interview with IANS.
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February 27, 2020

The relevance of a degree in creative writing in contemporary times: Vu Tran

Professor Vu Tran writes about the relevance of a degree in creative writing in contemporary times, in this article by Hindustan Times.
February 5, 2020