Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:15am
Not the feedback loop, but fact-checking media reports. In perhaps the next iteration of evaluating climate news and data, how trustworthy is the science you read about? A new group will track the accuracy of climate news to evaluate what's out there: Last week, Climate Feedback announced the Scientific Trust Tracker, a feature that will track news outlets’ accuracy on climate change, one scientist-reviewed story at a time. Right now, the Trust…
Tags: Black Theatrical Ensemble, Coliseum Training Facility, Fellows, Earth, instruction, Department of Marine Sciences
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:45am
Franklin College faculty play a vital public role by sharing their expertise in the media on a range of subjects. A sampling from just the past month: Visualization of Native American dispossession by Russell Professor in American History Claudio Saunt continues to be featured in the news media, Aeon.co, UK Daily Mail. On the Subject f 2014 having been the warmest year in modern history, Athletic Association Professor of Geography and…
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Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:55am
Franklin faculty continue to be reliable sources of expertise and explication on the most pressing issues of the day. A sampling of quotes and reports on UGA research: Professor comments on plagiarism charge – If author Rick Perlstein is guilty of plagiarism, “it was a minor transgression,” said Peter Charles Hoffer, Distinguished Research Professor of History.  Perlstein is being accused of the charge after the release of his new book, The…
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Thu, 01/09/2014 - 1:49pm
Professor of geography and president of the American Meteorological Society J. Marshall Shepherd will join weather and climate experts in a White House discussion on the 'Polar Vortex' at 2 pm ET on Friday, Jan. 10: "We the Geeks: ‘Polar Vortex' and Extreme Weather" will be a conversation with leading meteorologists, climate scientists and weather experts about why temperatures dipped to such frigid lows this week, how weather experts turn raw…
Tags: Fellows, race, Department of English, campus, Black Theatrical Ensemble
Wed, 03/06/2013 - 1:50pm
Franklin faculty continue to be quoted widely in the news media. A sampling from March 2013: Research on potential triggers for eating disorders by associate professor Ping Shen featured widely in media including Yahoo! News, Medical News Today, Health Canal and others Research led by assistant professor of chemistry Tina Salguero into a pigment known as Egyptian blue that may have modern applications in telecommunications or security ink…
Tags: Human Nature, Black Theatrical Ensemble
Wed, 01/02/2013 - 4:22pm
December was a short month on campus but there was no shortage of news stories featuring the work and expertise of Franklin College faculty. A sampling:   Linguistics professor Bill Kretzschmar was quoted in a Fox News article on Google Books study on how language changes over time. Kretzschmar was also quoted in a Florida Times-Union story about Jacksonville’s disappearing Southern accent.   Professor and senior associate dean Hugh Ruppersburg…
Tags: Human Nature, Department of Classics, Black Theatrical Ensemble
Thu, 08/02/2012 - 10:12am
Franklin College faculty were quoted in major national and international media outlets including the New York Times, NBC News and the U.K. Guardian.   Psychology Professor and Department Head Keith Campbell was quoted in a Sydney Morning Herald article on adultery Flagpole described the “Tiny Universe” exhibit at the Lamar Dodd School of Art "unexpected, concise and conspicuously rowdy” Professor of Geography Steven Holloway was…
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