NPR Morning Edition: UM English Professor, Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil Discusses New Book

‘World Of Wonders’ Urges Us To Take A Breath And Look Around By Rachel Martin/NPR Morning Edition It can be helpful to focus on the wonder of the natural world when so much of what is happening around us feels out of our control. Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s new book aims to help introduce readers toRead the story …

Mississippi Today: Director of National Sea Grant Law Center Discusses Lead Exposure Risk in Mississippi Delta

“How many Mississippi kids are poisoned by lead? Massive undercounts, inconsistent testing provides officials few answers” By Erica Hensley/Mississippi Today GREENWOOD — Mayor Carolyn McAdams has no way of knowing how big a problem lead exposure among children in her city is. The devastating effects of lead exposure in children are as bad here inRead the story …

Mississippi Today: Head of UM Applied Gerontology Department Discusses COVID-19 Impact on Nursing Homes

“Mississippi officials target nursing homes, where coronavirus spread creates a perfect storm” By Erica Hensley/Mississippi Today VAIDEN — Relief was the first emotion that overcame Carla when she received a letter that an employee at her sister’s Mississippi nursing home tested positive for COVID-19. Her initial response, although unusual given the circumstances, was justified. ForRead the story …

Publishing Executive: Director of UM Magazine Innovation Center Pens Piece on Isolated Connectivity, Future of Magazines

“On Isolated Connectivity, Social Distancing, and the Future of Magazines” By Samir Husni for Publishing Executive A few years back I coined the phrase “Isolated Connectivity” after a friend of mine told me the following story: “One day I came home from work to find my son watching something on his laptop and texting at theRead the story …

Associated Press: UM Marketing Professor Featured in Millennial Money Article

“Millennial Money: How procrastinators can win at gift-giving” By Courtney Jespersen/NerdWallet with Associated Press Check the calendar. No, this isn’t a dream. It really is December, and Christmas Day is staring you straight in the face. And if you celebrate Hanukkah, it’s coming even sooner. Where did the holiday season go? Well, no time toRead the story …

Live Science: UM Astrophysicist Quoted in Black Hole Article

“Impossibly Big Black Hole Was Probably Impossible After All” By Rafi Letzter/Live Science  Two weeks ago (Nov. 27), astronomers published a paper in the journal Nature claiming they’d found an impossibly gigantic black hole not too far from Earth. If they were correct, it would have been a major shock to astrophysics, upending theories ofRead the story …

Fox Business: UM Law Professor, Space Expert Featured in Moon Trip Article

“Those million dollar moon trips may prevent us from talking to E.T.” By Shawn M. Carter/FOXBusiness If humans want to contact aliens, maybe they should stay out of space. That’s according to new research from Space.com, which explains that the constant orbit of radio waves around the moon — a result of human expeditions — couldRead the story …

The CPA Journal: Patterson School of Accountancy Featured in Industry Publication

KPMG Master’s Program Expands into Tax By Jeffrey C. LeSage and Frank Casal/The CPA Journal Disruptive new technologies and the growing pressure at many companies to reimagine the tax function are requiring tax and audit professionals to expand their skills and knowledge. The auditing and accounting professions have a critical need for people who understandRead the story …

TIME: UM Law Professor, Space Expert Featured in Moon’s Historic Site Fight Article

‘We Need That Boot Print.’ Inside the Fight to Save the Moon’s Historic Sites Before It’s Too Late By Currie Engel/TIME Half a century after humankind first walked on the moon, our sole natural satellite is becoming a much busier place. NASA wants to make a return trip, as do private American space companies likeRead the story …

BBC Radio: UM Professor Featured on Health Check Radio Show, Podcast for Bone Research

Health Check: Defining the limits of human endurance By Helena Shelby/BBC Radio As children get older, their bones become denser and stronger and peak maximum bone density occurs when adults are in their 30s. By the time people reach old age, women in particular are at risk of osteoporosis, where bones become so weak that theyRead the story …