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Noted and Quoted, January 2024

Alan Flurry

Franklin faculty experts welcomed the New Year with advice, experience, perspective, and new research reported in media around the world. Take a journey with our well-versed and generous colleagues in a sample of January's noted and quoted:

Next-gen Starlink dish offers more consistent higher speeds, say early users (John Gibbs)PC Magazine

The changing perceptions of what leadership means to people – Brian Hoffman, professor of psychology, quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on 'the good kind of leadership crisis'

Allied Arts offering community dance, visual arts opportunities this month – article highlights class taught by Jason Aryeh, lecturer of dance in the University of Georgia’s Department of Dance Union-Recorder

Pole to pole special event: Arctic: Our frozen planet/Antarctica double feature – Marshall Shepherd, associate dean and Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Atmospheric Sciences quoted by The Chattanooga Pulse 

Pain-based weather forecasts could influence actions – research by Christopher Elcik, lecturer in the department of geography, reported by UGA Today, WGAU, AP, Medical Xpress, Environmental News Network, Henry Herald, Study Finds   

Warming climate and cold days explained – Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes 

Teeth of fallen soldiers hold evidence that foreigners fought alongside ancient Greeks, challenging millennia of military history – Katherine Reinberger, Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate, Center for Applied Isotope Studies, writing at SFGate 

New undersea robot digitally captures the sea’s most delicate life – Adam Greer, biological oceanographer at the University of Georgia’s Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, quoted in article at 

Extreme cold is a health risk for school kids in the U.S. South – Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes 

Reason why English is not the U.S.’s official language – research led by Margaret Renwick, associate profess of linguistics, highlighted by VOCAL 

While U.S. freezes, much of the world experiences record heat – Marshall Shepherd quoted widely in articles at Voice of America, The New York Times, UPI


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