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

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.

The Coronavirus Has Made Work Friends More Important Than Ever: 6 Tips For Building Relationships

A 2018 study led by Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, suggesting that people are more likely to succeed at a difficult tasks if they are aware of the difficulty, was mentioned in a March 22 Forbes article about maintaining work friendships to ensure success while working remotely due to the pandemic.

In Philly, Coronavirus Shutdown Means Less Traffic — And That Means Cleaner Air

Ezra Wood, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 18 NPR StateImpact story that was also picked up by PlanPhilly, about the air quality impact of people working remotely and driving less.

Mass Panic Is Unlikely, Even During a Pandemic

Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 18 Wired article about panic behavior, and why it’s not likely that coronavirus will cause it.

Can’t Stop Panic-eating?

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 18 NJ.com article about overeating while self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delaware River Experts Hail Environmental Wins but Warn of New Climate Threats

Carol Collier, senior advisor for Watershed Management and Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 10 NJ Spotlight story about climate threats and the urgent need for plans that consider droughts, floods and sea-level rise.

Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Tech Keeps Students Connected — for Good or Ill

Scott Warnock, PhD, director of the University Writing program and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 24 EdScoop article for assisting New York University in designing online writing classes at NYU’s Shanghai campus.

Amazon Primed: Amazon Care Launches, Bezos $10 Billion Blunder, Pentagon Documents

Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 23 Forbes story about recent developments of Amazon, including CEO Jeff Bezos' recent commitment of $10 billion to fight climate change. Brulle's research on spending by opponents of the climate movement helps put the Bezos Earth Fund into perspective.

It's Easier to Be Present If You Can Master This One Cognitive Technique

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 23 Inverse article about present moment awareness and the benefits of sustaining attention to and awareness of the present moment.

With $10 Billion Fund, Jeff Bezos Can Control the Planet's Future

Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 21 WIRED story about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' recent commitment of $10 billion to fight climate change. Brulle's research on spending by opponents of the climate movement helps put the Bezos Earth Fund into perspective.

Eating Disorder Statistics

Stephanie Manasse, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Sciences (WELL Center) in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 14 U.S. News & World Report article about eating disorder statistics in the United States.

Philly Has a New Way to Track Air Quality — But It Won’t Help In An Emergency

Gwen Ottinger, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 10 Philadelphia Tribune article about a new way for Philadelphia to track its air quality.