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As Diners Return, Restaurants Face a New Hurdle: Finding Workers

Mike Traud, EdD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 8 New York Times article about hiring and retaining staff being the latest hurdle for restaurants re-opening and increasing service hours and dining capacities.

Can This New Map Fix Our Distorted Views of the World?

David Goldberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in Feb. 24 New York Times story about a new world map he helped to design. The map is a two-sided, flat disk that minimizes map distortions, making it more similar to a globe than other flat maps.

A Surprise in a 50 Million-Year-Old Assassin Bug Fossil: Its Genitals

Katy Estes-Smargiassi, collections manager of invertebrate paleontology at the Academy of Natural Sciences was quoted in a Jan. 19 New York Times article about the fossilized jock strap of a 50-million-year-old assassin bug.

Goliath vs. Goliath

Jordan L. Fischer, an assistant teaching professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Dec. 19 New York Times opinion article regarding the privacy issues and the value of personal data for companies like Apple and Facebook.

Outdoor Heaters Seem Like a Huge Waste. Are They Really?

Jin Wen, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Nov. 25 New York Times story about outdoor space heaters and energy efficient home heating strategies. The story was picked up by a number of online outlets, including Yahoo! News.

UPS To Allow Natural Black Hairstyles and Facial Hair

Wendy Greene, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Nov. 11 New York Times article about UPS changing its grooming policy to allow natural Black hairstyles and facial hair.

When the Virus Came for the American Dream

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 2 New York Times Magazine article about a report in The Lancet showing that the brunt of the pandemic has fallen on already vulnerable U.S. populations. 

Film Club: ‘Tears Teacher’

Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, an adjunct professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was quoted in an Oct. 1 New York Times article recounting the benefits of crying.

A Police Officer Shot a 13-Year-Old With Autism in Salt Lake City

Research from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute about what happens when youth on the autism spectrum are stopped by police, was mentioned in a Sept. 8 New York Times story about a recent shooting of a 13-year-old autistic boy by Salt Lake City police officer.

Buzz Bissinger: College Football Players Should Threaten To Boycott

A 2012 study about college football players fair market value, led by Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was mentioned in an Aug. 25 New York Times opinion piece about the pandemic giving college football players the opportunity to boycott and demand lasting, institutional changes to the sport.

Masks May Reduce Viral Dose, Some Experts Say

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 27 New York Times story about new research suggesting that wearing a mask can help prevent the wearer from contracting an acute case of COVID-19 by reducing the amount of virus they're exposed to.

Study of 17 Million Identifies Crucial Risk Factors for Coronavirus Deaths

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor, and Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor, both in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were quoted in a July 8 New York Times article about a new study showing that race, ethnicity, age and gender can raise a person’s chances of dying from COVID-19.