A&S in the Media
Top media outlets from around the globe turn to A&S faculty members for expert testimony. From the cosmos to Ted Lasso, get a glimpse into the latest trending topics.
Entertainment website Deadline published a news story about professor of English Mona Awad’s bestselling novel Bunny being optioned for film by Bad Robot Productions. Awad was also featured in a New York Times Style Magazine piece where famed author Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale) selected Awad as her 'literary heir apparent.'
A team of physicists, including A&S professor Eric Coughlin, devised a model that maps a star’s surprising orbit about a supermassive black hole – revealing new information about one of the cosmos’ most extreme environments. The team’s research was picked up by several science and news outlets, including Universe Today, Space.com, SciTechDaily and Eurasia Review.
Theo Cateforis, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in music history and culture, was quoted in a Guardian article about 1975 lead singer Matty Healy’s onstage antics.
Vlad Dima, professor and chair of African American studies, was interviewed by the LA Times for a story titled, Has ‘Ted Lasso’ boosted soccer’s popularity in the U.S.? We asked the experts.
Afton Kapuscinski, associate teaching professor of psychology, was quoted in a New York Times article where she offered tips on how to manage an overwhelming schedule during the holidays.
Michael Marciano, research associate professor and director of research for the Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute, was recently interviewed by Newsweek and Fox News, offering forensic insight about the investigation surrounding the murder of four students from the University of Idaho.
Steve Schaffling, assistant dean of student success in A&S, and Ling LeBeau, associate director of international student success in A&S, spoke with the Chronicle of Higher Education about the College’s efforts to improve the experience for international students.