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Noted and Quoted, March 2023

Alan Flurry

Franklin College faculty expertise, opinion, and research were published across a variety of global media during March. A few examples of the news fit for print and pixels:


So what are UAPs? And can we trust the government to tell us if it knows? Stephen Mihm, professor and head of the department of history writing in his column at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

Protective parenting may help your kids avoid health problems as adults – new research by Kelsey Corallo and Katherine Ehrlich, co-author of the study and an associate professor in the department of psychology, reported by ScienceDailyUGA TodayEurekAlert!News Medical    

Who is most likely to experience a tornado in March? Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography, writing in his regular column at Forbes 

Ancient Mexican cities last longer with collective governance, investment – research co-authored by Stephen Kowalewski, professor emeritus of anthropology, reported at EurekAlert!SciTechDaily 

How active learning affects STEM students with learning disabilities – research by Mariel Pfeifer, postdoctoral research associate in biochemistry and molecular biology, reported by ASBMB Today

New UGA festival puts focus on the humanities 

It hurts even when a friend runs away – research study led by Christina Leckfor, graduate student in psychology, reported at

Magnets will be minting tomorrow’s billionaires – Stephen Mihm writing in The Washington Post

Why climatologists know La Niña is over — the answer includes no rodents – Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes

Bensasson uses yeast to unlock life’s greatest mysteries – Douda Bensasson, associate professor of plant biology, featured by UGA Research 

Elon Musk’s Texas utopia is another tycoon cliché – Stephen Mihm writing in The Washington Post

Study finds veganism may not be the key to sustainability – research by Amy Trauger, professor of geography, quoted by Poultry Times

Depeche Mode’s Memento Mori tour is music for the masses — and the environment – Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes 

Archaeologists on ‘first-of-its-kind’ mission to map sunken ancient landscapes – Jessica Cook Hale, research fellow in the department of geology, reported at The Independent

Breeanna Urbanowicz sees the future in plant carbohydrates – assistant professor in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology featured by UGA Research


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