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All In The News tagged "USA Today"

Is NJ Vaccine App for COVID Records Really a Passport?

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 16 (USA Today) article about a new NJ vaccine app meant for record keeping, and whether it is in all actuality a vaccine passport.

Reparations, Slavery Trauma: My Teacher's Lack of Empathy Was Generations in the Making

John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, and co-director of the center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, was mentioned in a June 20 USA Today opinion piece that argued that talking about trauma is not an attempt to downplay Black success, but instead is a call for the United States to rectify abuses that caused long-term damage.

CDC Reports 13 Additional Cases of Blood Clots Linked to J&J COVID-19 Vaccine. All Happened Before 11-Day Pause in Its Use.

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a May 12 USA Today article, that ran in the Detroit Free Press, my Central Jersey, Yahoo! News, among other outlets, about a CDC report of additional cases of blood clots linked to Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine. Long was also mentioned in a May 12 Reuters story about the “plausible causal association.”

Fact Check: Fake Warning Falsely Claims Hawks Can Carry Away Small Pets

Jason Weckstein, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator of ornithology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 24 USA Today article about a viral Facebook post falsely claiming that hawks can carry off small dogs and cats.

Vaccine Is Not Tokyo Olympics Organizers' Lone Hope of a Safe Games in 2021

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 15 USA Today article about the role a coronavirus vaccine could play in hopes of a safe Olympic Games in 2021.

From #Weareunited to COVID-19 Whistleblowing, College Athletes Are Raising Their Voices Like Rarely Before

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an Aug. 6 USA Today article about how COVID-19 has led college athletes to unite and demand their safety and equity concerns be addressed by schools and conferences. 

Are College Football Players the 'Guinea Pig' for COVID-19 Protocol Planning at Universities?

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a July 17 USA Today article about how the return of college football players on campus is being used to test college’s COVID-19 protocols for when the general study body returns to campus.

Newlyweds Celebrate Their Wedding During Philadelphia Protest Over the Death of George Floyd

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and Director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, was quoted in a June 8 USA Today article about the viral video she captured on Saturday – during the protest in Philadelphia against police brutality after the death of George Floyd – of a couple recently married who joined the crowd.

Winter Sets Records Across US as Sixth Warmest

David Velinsky, PhD, vice president for Academy Science at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 27 USA Today article about winter temp records set across the US that made the season the sixth warmest to date.

New Jersey's Poor Air Quality Expected to Improve Significantly Amid Coronavirus Shutdown

Ezra Wood, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 25 USA Today wire service story about how air quality is improving with fewer people traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The story was picked up by a number of outlets including the Asbury Park Press and the Camden Courier-Post.

Can Police Unlock Your Phone? Disappearance of NJ Woman Shows Why Policy Frustrates Cops

Hannah Bloch-Wehba, JD, an assistant professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 6 USA Today article about how Apple and Google have rebuffed law enforcement’s attempts to force them to unlock phones connected to criminal investigations.

As New Zealand Island Volcano Vents Again, GeoNet Warns: 'Eruptions in the Next 24 Hours Are Still Likely'

Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Dec. 9-10 stories by National Geographic, USA Today, Reuters, the Independent and Mirror about a recent volcanic eruption in New Zealand. The USA Today and Reuters stories were picked up by media outlets throughout the country, including The New York Times.