Highlights of August’s coverage have been compiled by the Media Relations Office. Links are provided, but some may require subscriptions to access content. Please contact Senior Director of Media Relations Vige Barrie if you cannot open the link and do not have a subscription.
- “Latino Support for Democrats Craters Since Last Midterms” – The New York Sun, Aug. 2
Professor of Government Philip Klinkner commented on election issues on four separate occasions in August in The New York Sun, addressing topics that included the “Purple Wave,” Democrats in the House, and voter turnout.
- “Kenya Gears Up for What Could Be Its ‘Most Normal’ Election in History” – U.S. News & World Report, Aug. 8
Professor of Government Stephen Orvis commented.
- “Is Brain Fog Limited to Humans?” – Neuroscience News, Aug. 8
Associate Professor of Biology Andrea Townsend discussed her recent research.
- “The Jan. 6 attack was a crisis. So why wasn’t it more of a scandal?” – The New York Times, Aug. 10
Associate Professor of Government Erica De Bruin commented.
- “Park the snowplow: Parents need to let first-year college students grow” – The Hill, Aug. 14
President David Wippman co-authored this essay.
- “On the Move: Sean Bennett” – Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Aug. 15
This publication announced the appointment of Sean Bennett as the College’s Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
- “How relevant are Federal Reserve meeting notes in a changing economy?” – Marketplace, Aug. 17
Professor of Economics Ann Owen contributed to this discussion.
- “How Else Can We Protect Freedom of Speech?” – The Wall Street Journal, Aug. 18
President David Wippman co-authored this letter in response to an op-ed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
- “Studies suggest spiritual practices may prompt people to get off the mat and engage” – Religion News Service, Aug. 18
Associate Professor of Sociology Jaime Kucinskas co-authored this essay about a research study for which she was the principal author.
- “Balance of Power with David Weston” – Bloomberg Radio, Aug. 18
Professor of Economics Ann Owen discussed the current state of our economy.
- “A Complete Guide to the College Application Process”– U.S. News & World Report, Aug. 22
Associate Dean of Admission Niki Barron commented on admission essay writing.
- “Yoga versus democracy? What survey data says about spiritual Americans’ political behavior” — Associated Press and The Conversation, Aug. 23
Jaime Kucinskas co-authored this article.
- “Bluegrass: Virtuoso music of Appalachia” – BBC and NPR, Aug. 25
Lydia Hamessley participated in a panel discussion.
- “Plaque Bearing Image of Hooded K.K.K. Figure Hangs at West Point” – The New York Times, Aug. 30
Visiting Professor of History Ty Seidule commented on this plaque.