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Noted and Quoted, October 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 10:56am
By:
Alan Flurry

Franklin College faculty expertise is regularly featured in media around the world.  A sample from the past month:

Report: Georgia justice, prison reforms slowly showing results – assistant professor of sociology Sarah Shannon quoted at CorrectionsOne

 

Professor looks at science and religion – Davis Enterprise features an October talk by Henry F. Schaefer, Graham Perdue Professor of Chemistry and director of the Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry, “The Big Bang, Stephen Hawking and God” at the University of California, Davis

 

Does systematic racism undermine health? Study led by Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology Ronald Simon featured at Psychology Today

 

Race, hair and TV weather forecasts – Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd writing in his regular column at Forbes

 

New research traces impact of weather safety training – research by John Knox, Sandy Beaver Teaching professor of geography featured at Phys.org

 

On Second Thought for Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 – Assistant professor of psychology Isha Metzger quoted in a story on the Kavanaugh hearings and the #MeToo movement 

 – GPB

 

Death by a thousand cuts – Marshall Shepherd quoted in the Biscayne Times

 

Link between longevity and cellular energy level strengthens – research by Snehal Chaudhari and professor of cellular biology Edward Kipreosfeatured on SevenPonds

 

A simple name change might fix confusion about the presidential alert system – Marshall Shepherdin Forbes

 

It looks like clouds but it is sea ice—so why is it swirling? Marshall Shepherd in – Forbes

 

Workaholism: Being addicted to your job won’t make you better at it – research by assistant professor of psychology Malissa Clark reported by F3News

 

Forget what you’ve been told. This is the best tech to keep you safe from a hurricane –  Marshall Shepherd quoted at Kim Komando

 

Florida Panhandle braces for Michael, now a Category 4 storm – Marshall Shepherd quoted by FirenewsTampa Bay TimesABC7Chicago

 

Otago scientists investigate monkey malaria threat as potential therapy – Professor of Infectious Diseases and Cellular Biology Dennis Kyle quoted by New Zealand DoctorOtago Daily TimesMedicine News Line

 

Why we’re stuck with an inadequate hurricane rating system – Marshall Shepherd quoted at FiveThirtyEight

 

International law, menu selection, bird strike, Sears bankruptcy  - professor of psychology Keith Campbell quoted on BYU Radio

 

On Second Thought – Marshall Shepherd quoted on GPB

 

The myth of whiteness in classical sculpture – associate professor of art history Mark Abbe quoted in The New Yorker

 

Hurricane Michael leaves power outages, flooding in its wake as it nears Macon –  Marshall Shepherd quoted in the AJC

 

Arctic sea ice decline driving ocean phytoplankton farther north – professor of marine science Patricia Yager quoted by Health Medicine NetworkVaaju

 

Hurricane Michael and why it’s so hard to predict storm intensity – Marshall Shepherd quoted by Vox

 

The secret lives of words: Democracy, demagoguery and despots – article by Franklin Professor of Classics Emeritus Rick LaFleur in the Rolla Daily News

 

 

Image: UGA faculty members Marshall Shepherd  (left), Samantha Joye (center) and Jenna Jambeck featured - along with many more Franklin College faculty - in the current issue of Research Magazine

 

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