The Chronicle of Higher Education
July 8th, 2014
For years, U.S. policy makers have been debating the idea of granting
green cards to foreigners with science doctorates. The cell biologist
Xiao-Wei Chen, at the University of Michigan is no longer waiting for
them to decide.
Mr. Chen, whose work on cholesterol metabolism helped him win a job
competition this year at the National Institutes of Health, is instead
making plans to return home to China and his undergraduate institution,
"The opportunities there might be more nourishing for young people like me to develop scientifically," he says of China.