Noted and Quoted, November 2017

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NaNoWriMo teaser.jpgFranklin faculty and students appeared in a wide variety of media during the month of November. A sample:

UGA studies how stress affects vaccine effectiveness – assistant professor of psychology Katherine Ehrlich quoted in the Red &Black

Study says public’s politics are correlated with climate change opinion. They shouldn’t be – Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd writes in his regular column at Forbes

Garnett S. Stokes appointed president of The University of New Mexico – UNM Newsroom, U.S. News & World Report, Missourian, Santa Fe New Mexican

Key to better asparagus identified in evolution of sex chromosomes – research by professor of plant biology Jim Leebens-Mack reported at UGA Today

Why Atlantic Hurricanes don’t form in winter and spring. Or do they? Marshall Shepherd in Forbes

The world of French: Students, professors and community members talk National French Week – R&B

Clean-up chemical at the BP oil spill tied to health problems – Athletic Association Professor of Arts & Sciences Samantha Joye at ScienceLine

Face recognition manifests early in infancy – associate professor of psychology Janet Frick quoted in the Brown Daily Herald

If you use weather forecasts for anything, you need to know about the JPSS satellite – Marshall Shepherd in Forbes

UGA students and faculty talk challenges of National Novel Writing Month – R&B quotes several Franklin students and Elizabeth Durusau, a library associate at the music library in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music

French avant-garde and art exploration brought to Athens through Ciné's Café Apollinaire – R&B quotes Franklin student performers

$385,000 in science-based scholarships given to 52 Georgia students – 11alive

This weather pattern could complicate your Thanksgiving travel – geography PhD student Kyle Mattingly quoted in Popular Science

Why sexual harassment training doesn’t stop harassment –associate professor of sociology Justine Tinkler quoted in the Washington Post

Scientists hope smartphone app yields clues in shrimp study – professor of marine sciences Marc Frischer quoted by U.S. News & World Report

Three UGA faculty members, including James Leebens-Mack and C.J. Tsai, named AAAS Fellows – UGA Today, ABH, R&B

The meteorology of the Georgia Dome implosion: Why the new home of the Atlanta Falcons got dusted – Marshall Shepherd in Forbes

In America, there was a time when even “Thanksgiving” was a fightin’ word – Spalding Distinguished Professor or History James Cobb quoted in the Los Angeles Times

Narcissism prevents global solutions to our shared problems – professor of psychology Keith Campbell in the Press Herald

Image: writers taking part in National Novel Writing Month, "sprint" to write as many words as possible in a 10 minute stretch while at Jittery Joe's. Photo courtesy of the Red & Black