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College Faculty in the News: March 10, 2021

News agencies across the region, the nation and throughout the world often reach out to our faculty experts for their perspectives on today's issues. This media coverage highlights the service, research and scholarship taking place in the College of Arts and Sciences. Find links to a number of recent stories below.

"How some people can end up living at airports for months – even years – at a time"
The Conversation, March 3, 2021
Professor Janet Bednarek, Department of History.

"What The History Of 'Noose Road' Tells Us About Kansas, Race And The Lynchings Of Black Men"
KCUR-89.3 National Public Radio, Kansas City, March 2, 2021
Assistant Professor Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders, Department of History.

"Researchers Studying Exercise For COVID Long Haulers"
WOSU Public Radio, March 1, 2021
Assistant Professor Julie Walsh-Messinger, Department of Psychology.

"Following a decade of incidents and hundreds of deaths, how can ‘tainted and deluded’ Boeing regain the public’s trust?"
RT, February 24, 2021
Professor Janet Bednarek, Department of History.

"Reflections on Some Challenging Questions about the Current Situation in Ethiopia"
Borkena, February 19, 2021
Professor Messay Kebede, Department of Philosophy.

"Could Pope Francis bring some millennial women back to the church?"
The Lily, February 11, 2021
Associate Professor Sandra Yocum, Department of Religious Studies. University Professor of Faith and Culture.

Top of page, top row (l to r): Janet Bednarek, Messay Kebede, Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders. Bottom row (l to r): Julie Walsh-Messinger, Sandra Yocum.

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