“E-commerce is with us no matter what, but I don’t think it’s going to be the end of the physical store,” says Ying Huang, associate professor of marketing, entrepreneurship and innovation in the Manning School of Business.
In the wake of the COVID-10 pandemic, medical practices will look at ways to incorporate videoconferencing “telehealth” visits more broadly, says Nursing Chair and Prof. Heidi Fantasia.
The pandemic has exposed the deep digital divide among students and school districts – and also shown how to remedy it in future, says Asst. Prof. of Education Hsien-Yuan (Mark) Hsu.
Assoc. Prof. Carl Lawton of the Department of Chemical Engineering expects changes to drug development and the biopharmaceutical manufacturing process as a result of the pandemic.
When the pandemic is over and events can be safely held again, concert-going is likely to be a different experience, says Prof. Alan Williams, coordinator of UML’s Music Business program.
Demand for homes has actually gone up, along with prices, a phenomenon propelled by two things, says Research Prof. David Turcotte: the desire to get out of the city and into the suburbs, and low interest rates.