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Dickinson in the News: May 2021

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Photo by Carl Socolow '77

From March 30 to April 23, there were 248 national mentions of Dickinson in the news.  

News Highlights

Professor Jeff McCausland was interviewed by CNN.com for its report, “The military has long had an extremism problem. What will it do now to finally solve it?” 

Professor Adrienne Su was interviewed by ArtsATL for a feature on her new book of poetry, Peach State

Professor Amy Wlodarski was interviewed by the SRF Swiss Radio and Television podcast episode, “The archive of the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel.” 

The newsletter Mind Health Report featured an interview with Professor Michele Ford on coping with negative emotions. 

Professor Sheela Jane Menon was interviewed by FOX43 as part of its coverage of the last month’s Carlisle Walks 4 Asians rally. Menon is an appointee to Governor Tom Wolf’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. 

The launch of the House Divided Project’s historic walking tour highlighting the Dickinson & Slavery Initiative was covered by The Sentinel, PennLive, ABC27, CBS21 and FOX43Professor Matthew Pinsker, who leads the initiative, as well as President Margee Ensign and students Charlotte Goodman ’23, Liz McCreary ’22 and Amanda Sowah ’22, were interviewed by the outlets.  

Professor Jorden Hayes, who along with several of her students, has been leading efforts to use ground-penetrating radar to identify unmarked burial sites at the Mount Tabor AME Zion Church in nearby Mount Holly Springs, Pa., was interviewed by PennLive and FOX43. They reported on the recent installation of solar lights at the site of the discovered gravesites.  

Dickinson recently signed a letter to President Biden urging his administration to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 and get on a path to hit net-zero emissions by 2050. University Business reported on that effort.  

Professor Sarah Niebler was interviewed by FOX43 for their report “Everything you need to know ahead of the May 18 primaries.” 

Professor David O’Connell was interviewed by LancasterOnline/LNP for its report “Rep. Lloyd Smucker quietly leaves bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus.” 

Director of West Coast Recruitment Phil Moreno was a live guest on Good Day Sacramento and FOX40 in Sacramento, Calif., as an admissions expert discussing waitlists, financial aid and what high school juniors should be doing now in the college search process. This is Phil’s third appearance on Good Day Sacramento and his second appearance on FOX40 discussing how the pandemic has impacted college admissions, perspective students and families.  

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Published May 1, 2021