In an exclusive feature published on the front page of The Philadelphia Inquirer, President Margee Ensign and Visiting International Scholar in International Studies Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob discussed the Bridge Program, a new college-preparation initiative started by Ensign for young people from regions of the world experiencing conflict and natural disasters. The first Bridge students are four women who escaped the terrorist group Boko Haram.
Did you know that many Dickinson College professors are go-to sources for members of the national media? Professor of History David Commins, one of the foremost experts on Islam and Wahhabism, was interviewed by Vanity Fair for a story on a Saudi film director. It was published in the May issue, which is available now. The Kilauea volcano eruption led national media directly to volcanologist and Professor of Earth Sciences Ben Edwards. His expert analysis appeared in articles by Men’s Health, NBC News, USA Today, Gizmodo and Earther. He also was interviewed by NPR member stations KJZZ (Phoenix) and WITF (Harrisburg, Pa.).
Associate Professor of Biology Scott Boback, whose research findings on snake constriction have appeared in nearly every major science publication and consumer news outlet, was interviewed recently by Live Science for a story on a decapitated snake that bit a human.
Published June 14, 2018