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All In The News tagged "The New York Times"

We Are Leaving ‘Lost Einsteins’ Behind

Research from Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Ishwar Khatiwada, an economist and Neeta Fogg, PhD, a research professor in the Center, was highlighted in a July 21 New York Times Opinion article about international competition within the work force and accelerating rates of technological innovation.

Far From Florida, Mayors Fear Prospect of a Collapse in Their Own Cities

Abi Aghayere, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 20 New York Times story about other cities around the country stepping up building inspection efforts in the aftermath of the Champlain Tower collapse in Surfside, Florida.

A Search for Survivors and Answers: How Could the Condo Near Miami Have Collapsed?

Abi Aghayere, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a number of stories about the catastrophic collapse of a condo building in Florida last week, including a June 25 New York Times piece and two June 26 Miami Herald stories, one about possible causes of the collapse and one about the federal agency investigating it. He was also interviewed in a June 25 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about the collapse and quoted in a June 26 Associated Press story about theories around the collapse and a June 27 Associated Press story about reports of structural problems in the building from 2018 — both stories were picked up by hundreds of outlets across the country, including the Los Angeles TimesCNN online and ABC News online.

Tips for Teenagers on Landing a Summer Job

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 4 New York Times article about teen summer employment rates and tips.

Should We Stash Our Masks for Cold and Flu Season?

Sharrona Pearl, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 13 New York Times article about the behavior of masking in East Asian countries and whether people in the U.S. will wear masks while sick with a cold or the flu following the pandemic.

What Will We Do With Our Masks Now?

Cat Pfingst, a senior fashion design student in Westphal College was quoted in a May 8 New York Times article about turning D.I.Y. masks into wristlets and how they could be perfect small makeup bags for lipstick or bobby pins.

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.