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All In The News tagged "College of Arts and Sciences"

How to Conjure Creativity While Staying at Home

John Kounios, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 23 Forbes story about how to conjure creativity while staying at home.

What Current Police Reform Efforts Lack: A Call to Federalize

Robert J. Kane, PhD, a professor and head of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences authored a July 17 opinion article in The Hill about disbanding local police forces and federalizing them under the U.S. Public Health Service.

How to Navigate Zoom Fatigue With Colleagues and Friends, According to Experts

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a July 17 Good Housekeeping story about zoom fatigue

Firefly Season Is Peaking in the Philly Area. Here Is What Sets Pennsylvania’s State Insect Aglow.

Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a July 9 Philadelphia Inquirer article about firefly season in Pennsylvania.

Why Is It So Hard for Some People to Wear Masks? Professor Explains

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a July 8 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) broadcast about why some are finding it difficult to wear a mask now that it is being mandated in more areas across the country.

Police Reform Roundtable

Robert J. Kane, PhD, professor and head of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences was interviewed on July 8 on WHYY’s “Radio Times” about police reform.

Dr. Bill Rosenberg w Tim Farley on POTUS 124XM on 7-27-20 Sports and the Corona Virus

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Science, was interviewed July 13 on POTUS-Radio (XM-124) about a number of issues related to college and professional sports, including how each level and some of the leagues were addressing the issues. He raised the issues of politics, economics and medical safety.

One Hidden Reason Many Doctors Say COVID-19 Cases Will Keep Spiking

Eric Zillmer, Psyd, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a June 30 Best Life article about caution fatigue, or the decreased sensitivity to repeated warnings, leading people to take fewer precautions and increases of COVID-19 cases. The article was picked up by MSN “Lifestyle.”

Why You Feel So Damn Exhausted All the Time During Quarantine

Eric Zillmer, Psyd, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a June 29 Shape article about the reasons so many are feeling fatigued during the pandemic and social unrest, and how to restore energy levels. The article was picked up by MSN “Health & Fitness.”

SEPTA Regional Rail Is Coming Back, but Many of Its Suburban Riders Are Still Working From Home

Mimi Sheller, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 29 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the return of SEPTA regional rail and the reduction of riders as many continue to work remotely. 

A Modest Proposal Regarding Masks

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Science, was interviewed June 29 on POTUS-Radio (XM-124) about how some political leaders have sought to "open back up" our economic and social systems. However, recently there has been a new found recognition that perhaps this is not the best idea.

Why Light Exercise Could Keep You From Overeating

Rebecca Crochiere, a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 28 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) “NBC10@Issue” story about a study she led on how light exercise can prevent diet lapses or over eating.