Noted and Quoted, March 2017

Considering teaser.jpgSpecial performances, populism and budget cuts were just some of the many headlines featuring the work and expertise of Franklin faculty during March. A sample:

Trump administration seeks big budget cuts for climate research – Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd quoted in Scientific American

The dark side of populism, article by B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of History Emeritus James Cobb in Flagpole

UGA satellite selected for space project – WGAU

The one social faux pas that will make you instantly unpopular (and may even signal that you’re a narcissist), professor and head of the department of psychology Keith Campbell quoted in the Daily Mail

Highest recorded temperatures in Antarctica announced and they may surprise you (Marshall Shepherd) – Forbes

Ocean waters off Southeast coast are acidifying faster than anyone expected and threatening marine life - Scott Noakes, associate research ccientist, UGA Center for Applied Isotope Studies, quoted in the Charleston, S.C, Post and Courier

Robert H. Ayers, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion, to sign books in Athens – ABH

Stem cell treatment may restore vision to patients with damaged corneas, work by associate professor of cellular biology James Lauderdale covered at ScienceBlog, UGA Today

Four ways NOAA benefits your life today (Marshall Shepherd) – Forbes, Climate Central, USA Today

UGA Skidaway Institute research paper selected for research spotlight, research by associate professor of marine sciences Aron Stubbins reported by Oceanscience

American poet presents works by Persian mystic Rumi, poet and professor emeritus of English Coleman Barks featured at

Four scientific (and not so scientific) things to know about daylight saving time (Marshall Shepherd) - Forbes 

UWA Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium coverage mentions Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Innovative Science Education, department of biochemistry & molecular biology Erin DolanWTOK

Rep. Hunter: Coast Guard cuts are “Off in La-la-Land” (Marshall Shepherd) – The Maritime Executive

Ideas for Creative Exploration hosts virtual reality panel – R&B 

If you’re freezing, hope for a downslope wind, Marshall Shepherd in The Buffalo News

Separation, purification and characterization of biologically important molecules, research by professor of biochemistry and molecular biology Ron Orlando at SelectScience 

A simple way to communicate impacts from this week's blizzard (Marshall Shepherd) – Forbes 

The history of Georgia peaches offers lessons, James Cobb in the Newnan Times-Herald

Diving deep into phytoplankton: How tiny ocean organisms help you breathe – research by assistant professor of marine sciences Liz Harvey reported by GPB

Science Studio: University of Georgia Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Gregory Robinson featured at KTEP

Weather Service decided last minute not to cut snow forecast (Marshall Shepherd) – AP 

“Considering Matthew Shepard” brings message of hope to Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall – R&B

Cellular biology professor Rick Tarleton named Regents’ Professor at UGA – UGA Today, Athens CEO

Assistant professor of sociology Sarah Shannon testifies at U.S. Commission on Civil Rights – Franklin Chronicles

Why people think weather forecasts are bad when they are actually pretty good (Marshall Shepherd) – Forbes

Gregory H. Robinson named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry – UGA Today

This Spanish fort was discovered on Parris Island after 440 years. Now you can see it – research by associate professor of anthropology Victor Thompson reported in The State

Image: UGA Hodgson Singers and Glee Clubs prepare to present 'Considering Mathew Shepard' March 17, courtesy of Daniel Bara, Boyd UGA Foundation Professor of Choral Music and Director of Choral Activities