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Noted and quoted, January 2019

Alan Flurry

Franklin College faculty appeared in a wide variety of media over the month of January:

New method to classify schizophrenia symptoms should improve care - assistant professor of psychology Gregory Strauss quoted by Psych Central


Scientists could engineer a spicy tomato. Is it worth it? Research by professor of plant biology Esther van der Knaap reported in Popular ScienceTahlequah Daily Press


Hurricane forecasts could suffer from government shutdown – Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd quoted at the Daytona Beach News-JournalThe Palm Beach Post


DNAnexus powers research and analysis of maize genomes to fuel improvements in the world’s most important grain – articles at CBS8Business Wire focus on research from the laboratory of Distinguished Research Professor of Plant Biology Kelly Dawe


New life for old walls – project lead by professor of art Joseph Norman featured in Garden & Gun


UGA to host NIH Compound ID Development Core – UGA Today features new project led by GRA eminent scholar Arthur Edison


Stephen Mihm: State of Union should go away forever – associate professor of history Stephen Mihm writing in the Charleston Gazette-MailThe Eagle Omaha World-HeraldChicago Tribune


National View: State of the Union in state of disarray—empty moment of political theater can go away forever – op-ed by Stephen Mihm in the Duluth News Tribune


Cartoonist and UGA marine sciences professor Samantha Joye join to create series on ocean conservation – R&B


9 science geeks you need to know – Marshall Shepherd included in list of notables at Grist


Crafting takes a dark turn in the age of climate crisis – marine sciences research professional Joan Sheldon featured at Fast Company


UGA receives $2 million grant from National Institutes of Health – R&Breports on new support for mass spectrometry equipment for researchers in biological sciences


How wearing business suits makes cities warmer and causes thermostat gender bias –  Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes


Georgia’s minimum wage is still $5.15. That’s not unusual in the south (B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of History Emeritus James Cobb quoted by WABE


Why climate change would have alarmed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes


Extreme weather is now routine – assistant professor of marine sciences Catherine Edwards quoted by the Ocala Star Banner


UGA climbs 12 spots in new rankings for Federal Social and Behavioral Science R&D, which highlights the top university recipients of research dollars in the social and behavioral sciences – Athens CEOWGAU

Four faculty members, including Distinguished Research Professor of Plant Biology Kelly Dawe, have been named University of Georgia Athletic Association Professors in recognition of their extraordinary records of scholarship, instruction and outreach. 


UGA archaeology lab adds some elbow room for ancient artifacts – ABH


Here are four weather concepts that confuse people – including the Polar Vortex – Marshall Shepherd at Forbes


The UGA Founders Day lecture will be hosted on January 28 at the UGA Chapel where associate professor emerita of theatre and film studies Freda Scott Giles will present the lecture, “W.E.B. Du Bois: Dramatist” – week’s schedule at the Red & Black

Image: State of the Union address on Capitol Hill on Jan. 30, 2018. (Brendan Smialowski/Getty-AFP)

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