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Noted and Quoted, Summer 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:01pm

Franklin College faculty and alumni authored and were quoted in dozens of interesting news articles and stories throughout the summer, including some you may have missed:

Shades of sharecropping cast shadow over Bluffton restaurant’s solution to staffing crisis  – Charleston Post and Courier quotes B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of Southern History Cindy Hahamovitch

Not just seeing: More research sheds light on carotenoids’ benefits for hearing - Nutra Ingredients quotes professor of psychology Billy Hammond

Climate change may be creating a seafood trade war, too - Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor and director of the Atmospherics Sciences Program Marshall Shepherd at Forbes

The dirty word in South Florida’s watery future: retreat - Mathew Hauer who completed his doctoral degree in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of geography quoted in the SunSentinel

The secret to being happier is slowing down – Travel and Leisure quotes assistant professor of psychology Malissa Clark on her research into workaholism in the context of ‘addiction to busyness’ 

TV meteorologists unite for climate change on the summer solstice - Marshall Shepherd in his column for Forbes

What happens when a psychopath marries a psychopath – Psychology Today quotes psychology graduate student Brandon Weiss 

Novel genetic method improves efficiency of enzyme – Phys.orgGreen Car Congressarticles on research by professor of microbiology Ellen Neidle and colleagues

‘Rise of the Superstorms’ looks back at Hurricane Harvey and the devastating 2017 summer, Marshall Shepherd quoted at Chron.com

Evidence of ancient human sacrifice uncovered in Turkey – work by assistant professor, Anthropology and Geography Suzanne Pilaar Birch reported by Natural History Museum

Climate change and immigration, both sore spots for Trump, are closely intertwined -  Mathew Hauer quoted at The West Side Story

Meghan Markle hasn’t adopted a British accent, according to linguistics experts - Harry and Jane Willson Professor in Humanities in the department of English Bill Kretzschmar quoted by the InquisitrSputnik International

Pacific Biosciences selected for NSF project to rapidly sequence maize pangenome  research by Distinguished Research Professor R. Kelly Dawe reported by Nasdaq

Lava from the Mount Kilauea volcano may be creating its own rainfall - Marshall Shepherd in Forbes

Kennedy off the bench but still on the job – associate professor of history Stephen Mihm writing in his regular column at Bloomberg

The pickup truck: an American icon – Baltimore Sun article bySpalding Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus James Cobb. His latest book is “The South and America since World War II.” This essay is part of What It Means to Be American, a project of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and Arizona State University, produced by Zócalo Public Square

Georgia governor candidate caught saying he’s in race to be “craziest” - James Cobb in the New York Times

Are personality types in science cut out for contemporary discourse? Marshall Shepherd in Forbes

We may have been wrong about the inner workings of the minds of narcissists – Science Alert article quotes and references research by professor of psychology Keith Campbell

Professors are often asked “What do you teach?” but they do far more – Marshall Shepherd in Forbes

“This was preventable”: football heat deaths and the rising temperature – InsideClimateNews quotes professor of geography and climate science Andrew Grundstein

What the state of the American South a half-century ago revealed about the whole country’s future – James Cobb writing at Time

Trump’s pick to head White House science office gets good reviews – Marshall Shepherd quoted by Science MagazineNew York TimesThe Atlantic

Seven subtle signs you’re dating a narcissist who’s really good at hiding it – Keith Campbell quoted at Romper

Long-lost Roman library re-emerges in Germany after 2,000 years in darkness – associate professor in the department of Classics T. Keith Dix quoted at Washington PostHistory.com

The only fair way to index capital gains for inflation – Stephen Mihm in Bloomberg

Why social media is so addictive to cyclists – and how to use it to ride better – Keith Campbell quoted at Bicycling

Structural changes that occur in enveloped viruses before invading host – work by associate professor in the department of physics and astronomy Yohannes Abate reported at Health Medicine NetworkPhys.org

Experts look at problem, solutions for marine debris  - professor of chemistry and director of the New materials Institute Jason Locklin quoted by the Brunswick News

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