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Noted and Quoted, October 2021

Alan Flurry

Franklin faculty members provided clarity and guidance in the media on a range of issues from climate change to workaholism over the course of October. As sampling of a few of the many recent stories:

The “extra” Atlantic hurricane name list will likely be used soon — but not the Greek alphabet – Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of geography and atmospheric sciences Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes

Why Bezos, Musk, Page and other billionaires want to live forever – professor of psychology Keith Campbell quoted by the New York Post

Climate change and “a new normal of extremes”– Marshall Shepherd quoted by the National Academies

Over-involved mothers tied to women’s poor eating, body attitudes, study says associate professor of communication studies Analisa Arroyo – MedicineNet

Not a workaholic? You might have some of the same traits, UGA study says – research by associate professor of psychology Malissa Clark reported by Athens CEO

Radiometric dating puts pieces of the past in contest. Here’s how – associate professor of anthropology Suzanne Pilaar Birch quoted by Science News

How to protect yourself and your loved ones from extreme heat – professor of geography Andrew Grundstein quoted in Los Angeles Times

In Vermont, just 17 of the 7,000 farms are Black-owned. A new grant seeks to expand access – Richard B. Russell Professor of American History Claudio Saunt quoted by USA Today

Gorillas can tell human voices apart – research by assistant professor of anthropology Roberta Salmi reported by UGA Today, WGAU, Newswise, ScienceDailyNews 18

The “great resignation” is finally getting companies to take burnout seriously. Is it enough? Malissa Clark quoted by Daily World Live

Political Rewind: Officials talk bold action on climate change. But are we on the right track? Marshall Shepherd quoted by GPB, WUGA

The man who turned a state into America’s Switzerland – associate professor history Stephen Mihm writing in The Washington Post

How extreme weather and the pandemic have exposed fatal flaws in science communication – Marshall Shepherd quoted by SFGate,The Washington Post

Sotomayor said people of color feel pressure to prove themselves every day. She’s right, our research finds – Susan Haire, professor and director of the Criminal Justice Studies program, co-authors article in The Washington Post

Why Does MLB Still Allow Synchronized, Team-Sanctioned Racism in Atlanta? Sports Illustrated article quotes Claudio Saunt

Image: Lake View Terrace, 98° F — Mia B. Mendez, left, and her aunt, Alejandra Oropeza, cool off in the swimming lake at the Hansen Dam Aquatic Center in August. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

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