“Health care reform will fail to achieve its promise of affordable access to medical care unless the nation’s physician workforce is substantially expanded to meet the demand that newly insured patients will place on an already over-burdened system.”
Timothy P. White, chancellor, speaking about the pressing need to increase the number of doctors and other health care workers to implement the president’s health care plan.
WALL STREET JOURNAL

“The sky is not falling. We still can adapt the system.”
Kaveh Madani, a postdoctoral fellow at the Water Science and Policy Center, speaking on the possibility that California’s high-elevation dams could generate considerably less power over the next 40 years as a result of rising temperatures associated with climate change
THE NEW YORK TIMES

“I do think she has become a cog in the machine of conservative evangelicals in such a way that I think we can learn a lesson as it relates to how we profess our faith in public.”
Jonathan Walton, assistant professor of religious studies, speaking about the controversy surrounding beauty pageant contestant
Carrie Prejean’s stance against same-sex marriage.
THE TAVIS SMILEY SHOW

“The Inland Empire is a newer destination than other metropolitan areas, so you’re less likely to have (immigrant) seniors who are outside the work force.”
Karthick Ramakrishnan, associate professor of political science, on the increase in immigrant populations in Riverside and San Bernardino counties due to increasing construction and other growth-related jobs.
THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE