Congratulations to the student winners of the Inaugural Capturing Science contest sponsored by the University of Georgia Libraries and the Office of Research to communicate science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, concepts using any media or genre:
In the graduate category, the first-place winner [microbiology PhD candidate] Megan Prescott received $500 for her submission “Designing Science-Fashion Content.” Katlin Shae [3rd year MFA student, sculpture] won second place and $250 for her art exhibition entry The Woven Quantum, and [first year PhD student, Poultry...
From the downside of smart phones to the promise of a 'super yeast' for biofuels to the creation a new island off the Georgia coast, Franklin faculty have been ready and willing to lend their expertise on the full range of issues and current events. A sample from this month:
Less smartphone time equals happier teenager, study suggests – article reference research by professor of psychology Keith Campbell in Los Angeles Times, India Today
Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor J. Marshall Shepherd talks challenge of communicating science to public 16th annual...
Franklin faculty and students appeared in a wide variety of media during the month of November. A sample:
UGA studies how stress affects vaccine effectiveness – assistant professor of psychology Katherine Ehrlich quoted in the Red &Black
Study says public’s politics are correlated with climate change opinion. They shouldn’t be – Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd writes in his regular column at Forbes
Garnett S. Stokes appointed president of The University of New Mexico – UNM Newsroom, U.S. News & World Report, Missourian,...
Franklin faculty, students and alumni continue to appear in a variety of media around the world. A sampling of October news about and by our colleagues:
Study provides first estimate of total U.S. population with felony convictions – research by associate professor of sociology Sarah Shannon at Phys.org
“Something tropical” in the Gulf of Mexico this weekend? Hurricane season is not over, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd in Forbes
UGA researches how “brown ocean” effect strengthens hurricanes on land, research by Marshall Shepherd...
The stormy weather brings out the best in our climate experts, among others. A sample of the Franklin College faculty members quoted in the media during September:
Why President Trump recoils from denouncing his “alt-right” supporters, article in STAT quotes professor of psychology Keith Campbell
New light cast on sea level, climate threats – Brunswick News mentions work by Public Service Associate and geography Ph.D. Mathew Hauer
No, NASA is not predicting 15 days of complete darkness in November, by Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall...