2015-16 Fellowship Competition for US Scholars Conducting Field-Based Research on Palestine

Published: November 26 2014

The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) has announced its 16th annual competition for doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships in Palestinian studies.

Orlando Sentinel: Steve Kirn

Published: December 12 2014

Steve Kirn, executive director of the David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, was quoted in a Nov. 15 Orlando Sentinel story about how retailers will fare during the holiday shopping season.

CBS News: Frank Mazzotti

Published: December 12 2014

Frank Mazzotti, wildlife ecology professor, was quoted in a Nov. 17 CBS News story about the decline of Alligators in the Florida Everglades.

Miami Herald: Phil Harmon

Published: December 12 2014

Phil Harmon, associate professor of plant pathology, was quoted in a Nov. 21 Miami Herald story about a rare plant virus linked to sugar cane that’s attacking South Florida lawns.

Discovery: Pratap Pullammanappallil

Published: December 12 2014

Discovery News covered associate professor Pratap Pullammanappallil’s efforts to develop a process to convert human waste into rocket fuel in a Dec. 8 story.

Miami Herald: Jonathan Crane

Published: December 12 2014

Jonathan Crane, professor of horticulture, was quoted in a Nov. 30 Miami Herald story about lime groves returning to South Miami-Dade years after Hurricane Andrew destroyed nearly half of the commercial groves.

Al Jazeera: Clay Calvert

Published: December 12 2014

Clay Calvert, professor and Brechner Eminent Scholar in mass communication, was featured on a Dec. 2 Al Jazeera story about the line between free speech rights and the law against using the Internet to launch physical threats against another person.

BBC World Service: Terry Anderson

Published: December 12 2014

In a Dec. 4 BBC World Service radio story, journalism professor Terry Anderson recounted the seven years he spent in captivity after being captured by militants in Lebanon.

Reuters: Peter Adams

Published: December 12 2014

Geology professor Peter Adams was quoted in a Dec. 5 Reuters story about rising sea levels threatening future operations at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

CNN: Dr. Kfir Ben-David

Published: December 12 2014

Dr. Kfir Ben-David, director of bariatric surgery, was featured on a Dec. 8 CNN story about the dangers of acid reflux in light of President Barack Obama being treated for the condition.