Daina Berry (History) was featured on the season finale of NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” as one of several historians who helped filmmaker Spike Lee trace his ancestry back to the Civil War.
Numerous media outlets including Business Week and the Times of India featured new research by Brad Love and Ross Otto (Psychology), revealing how short-term gains get in the way of good decisions.
James Pennebaker (Psychology) discussed the rise in hypochondriacs in an April 4 Parade Magazine story.
Jonathan Dancy’s (Philosophy) appearance on the Late, Late Show was the topic of an Entertainment Weekly story on April 2.
Sam Gosling (Psychology) discussed the psychological benefits of using a paper shredder in an April 1 New York Times story. He was also tapped by U.S. News & World Report for an April 16 story about teen bloggers playing it safe online.
Sahotra Sarkar (Philosophy) discussed the connection between moral values and environmental conservation in an April 14 Science Daily story.
H.W. Brands (History) was quoted in an April 2 New York Times Story titled “Is President Obama Fulfilling Clinton’s Promise?”
Daron Shaw (Government) was tapped by the New York Times for an April 11 story about Obama’s health care reform bill.
Chris Kirk’s (Anthropology) research disputing the “missing link” fossil was featured in a March 2 USA Today story.