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Noted and Quoted, November 2018

Alan Flurry

Too much screen time, the Deepwater Horizon spill, and Thanksgiving were a few of the leading headlines over the last month that quoted and reported Franklin College faculty experts:

The great family exodus – associate professor of history Stephen Mihm quoted in a news story on families fleeing the city at – Axiosand reported asIncreasingly in big cities, youth isn’t being served’ in Crain’s Cleveland Business


New study found deep sea chemical dispersants ineffective in Deepwater Horizon oil spill – Athletic Association Professor of Arts & Sciences Samantha Joye quoted widely as co-author on the new University of Miami study – Health Medicine NetworkUPITunis Daily NewsScience DailyHeartland NewsfeedECO MagazineNOLAThe Weather Channel


A weather forecast issued this week goes Shakespeare and it was brilliant – Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd writing in a regular column at Forbes


Smartphones “causing mental health problems in 2-year-olds” research by professor of psychology Keith Campbell reported by YahooArchy WorldysHealth Medicine NetworkDaily News


Bloomberg opinion radio: Podcast features Stephen Mihm on "Harvard’s Other Controversial Admissions Policy" – Bloomberg


The secret lives of words: Hurricane Michael and the shape of water – Franklin Professor of Classics Emeritus Rick LaFleur writing in The Rolla Daily News


Study shows benefits of photochromic contact lenses, professor of Brain and Behavioral Sciences in the department of psychology Billy Hammond quoted at Healio


Polar orbiting satellites are unsung heroes of accurate weather forecasts – Marshall Shepherd quoted by The Buffalo News


New study: Reduced screen time for young highly recommended for well-being – research by Keith Campbell reported at MedicalnewserPsych Central


“Let Science Speak” partners with The Weather Channel to give scientists their say – Marshall Shepherd featured in project reported by Spoke


All the ways your personality changes after getting married – research by assistant professor of psychology Justin Lavner quoted and referenced in a report by WVTM


Drought and starvation should trump other perceptions of the migrant caravan – Marshall Shepherd writing in Forbes


Smartphones creating a mentally fragile generation – research by Keith Campbell reported at Express DigestArchy WorldysBrinkwire


Why a late hurricane season threat in the Atlantic fizzled so fast – Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes


Phase change materials demonstrate promise in propagating photons for data transmission – Vanderbilt University reports research byassociate professor of physics and astronomy Yohannes Abate


Talkin’ Turkey with UGA history prof James Cobb – Flagpole publishes an interview with B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of History Emeritus on how the South came to embrace Thanksgiving


The science of why a modest snowstorm caused havoc on the East Coast – Marshall Shepherd in Forbes


Why do narcissists make positive first impressions? Keith Campbell quoted at Psychology Today


Why a new study says scientists should use Twitter – Marshall Shepherd in Forbes


UGA professor discovers gene that increases yield for biofuel plants – research by professor of biochemistry and molecular biology Debra Mohnen reported in the R&B


Why hurricane forecasters can’t “politicize” storm warnings even if they wanted to – Marshall Shepherd published by


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