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Noted and Quoted, February 2022

Alan Flurry

A month with heavy traffic in current events means Franklin faculty were broadly visible in media around the world. Expert insights plus new research findings lead our news highlight for February – a sample:

With $900K Falcons grant, Georgia Organics revamps food insecurity fight – associate professor of geography Jerry Shannon quoted by the AJC

Quantum computing 2.0: How a UGA physicist builds on a century of knowledge to research the “impossible”  – Grady Newsource reports on the work of Michael Geller, professor of physics

The GOP's irrevocable split with truth – Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor, quoted by the Austin American-Statesman

Muscogee dismayed by nearly naked statue of Georgia ancestor – Claudio Saunt, Richard B. Russell Professor of American History, quoted by ABC NewsIndian Country Today

Is changing climate sabotaging Olympic skiers like Mikaela Shiffrin? Marshall Shepherd writing in his regular column at Forbes

Jules and Jim: The relationship that’s still taboo – Richard Neupert, Charles H. Wheatley Professor of the Arts, quoted by

Agricultural fungicides may be driving resistance – research authored by Michelle Momany, professor of plant biology and associate dean, reported widely by UGA Today,, WGAU, Environmental News Network, Florida News Times, News Medical, NewswiseFeedStuffs

American’s long war on cancer: What was it good for? Stephen Mihm, associate professor of history, writing in The Washington Post

 African American World War II veterans and the civil rights movement – John Morrow, Franklin Professor of History, spoke at the 14th annual International Conference on World War II hosted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, broadcast on C-SPAN

EPA responds after HuffPost investigates Gulf chemical dump: Nothing to see here – Samantha Joye, Athletic Association. Professor of Arts & Sciences, quoted by Huffington Post

Learning in the lab can continue at a distance – research by Erin Dolan, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Innovative Science Education, reported by UGA Today, EurekAlert!,

Don’t count on lower rates to stall the housing market – Stephen Mihm writing in The Washington Post

White House science office to hold first event on countering climate change denial and delay – Marshall Shepherd's participation in event noted by The Washington Post

Putin’s nuclear threat is terrifying even if he’s bluffing – Stephen Mihm writing in The Washington Post

Image: C-SPAN screenshot of John Morrow

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