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

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.

New Philly Cops Came From as Far as Fla., Chicago. Now, They Must Live Here.

Robert J. Kane, PhD, professor and head of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a June 26 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about new legislation that would mandate the city only hire police officers who have been living in Philadelphia for at least one year prior to job appointment.

Many Minnesota Police Officers Remain on the Force Despite Misconduct

Robert J. Kane, PhD, professor and head of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 25 Wall Street Journal story about the employment and arbitration practices of the Minneapolis police department.

Seen a Bear in the Neighborhood Lately? Quarantine Life May be Attracting Them

Ted Daeschler, PhD, curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) segment about the prevalence of bears as quarantine quiets down many neighborhoods.

Discussing the Post-George Floyd Protests and Change

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Science, was interviewed June 15 on POTUS-Radio (XM-124) about the demonstrations and protests that are taking place and sweeping the United States amidst the recent murder of George Floyd

Defund the Police: What Does it Mean, and What Would it Look Like in Philly?

 

Kevin Moseby, PhD, an assistant teaching professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Science, was quoted in a June 10 Philadelphia Inquirer story about what the "defund the police" movement is calling for.

Abolish Police? No, but Change Recruitment. | Opinion

Robert J. Kane, PhD, professor and department head of the criminology and justice studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a June 8 opinion article for the Philadelphia Inquirer about changing the trajectory of American policing, starting with a different recruitment paradigm.

Quarantine Fatigue: Why Some of Us Have Stopped Being Vigilant and How to Overcome It

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 8 CNN article about how the pandemic and quarantine have caused “caution fatigue,” the decreased sensitivity to repeated warnings, and how to alleviate the stress caused by it. The article was picked up by several outlets across the country, including the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, News & Record (Greensboro, North Carolina) and Erie News Now.

Noticing a Lot of Dead Birds Around Your Neighborhood? Here’s Why.

Jason Weckstein, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a May 28 Philadelphia Inquirer article about breeding season for birds and the increase in bird casualties around the city.

For Many Fans, the Absence of Sports Feels Like a Loss. Psychologists Say That’s Normal.

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 May 21 Washington Post story about why fans feel the absence of sports like a loss.