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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.

Sponges Left In Sinks Become Fecal Germ Bombs

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in an April 30 USA Today story about kitchen sponges being "germ bombs" and tips to reduce bacteria and germ exposure.

What Minnesota Does Well in Girls Participation, And Other National Rates Across The Country

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor of Sport Management in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an April 11 USA Today story about girls sports participation rates across the country.

Alabama vs. Clemson Matchup in Championship Game is Also a Clash of Cultures in Bay Area

Ellen J. Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Sport Management program at the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Jan. 5 USA TODAY story about an upcoming Clemson University and University of Alabama championship game that is also a clash of cultures.

Autism rates continue to climb, and experts don't exactly know why

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor, and Craig Newschaffer, PhD, a professor, both in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, were quoted in a Nov. 26 stories in USA Today and U.S. News & World Report about a new study that suggests 1 in 40 American children has autism.

Florida finally got it right on voting for ex-felons. It's not just about rights, it's about public health

Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Nov. 16 USA Today opinion column about voter disenfranchisement and how it can affect public health.