L&S in the News: May 5 - 11

May 20th 2015
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The following is a selection of media coverage featuring College of Letters & Science faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Did we miss an article? Send us a note at LSNews@ls.wisc.edu.


Faculty:

Wisconsin economy outpacing other states
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (5/5/15)
Written by: Noah Williams, Economics

Salt, For God’s Shake!
Moment Magazine (5/5/15)
Quoted: Jordan Rosenblum, Mosse-Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies

Christie isn't only Republican eyeing White House in 2016 with low home-state poll numbers
New Jersey.com (5/6/15)
Quoted: David Canon, Political Science

Social network experiments create a tipping point to improve public health
EurekAlert! (5/6/15)
Quoted: Felix Elwert, Sociology

Brad Singer interview on Teletrece, the national television channel 13 in Chile, April 14, 2015
Teletrece (5/6/15)
Quoted: Brad Singer, Geoscience

Los Angeles is Next in Battle Over All-Girls Science, Tech Schools
NBC (5/7/15)
Quoted: Janet Hyde, Psychology

Composer Laura Schwendinger Talks About 'Creature Quartet' Debut
Wisconsin Public Radio (5/7/15)
Quoted: Laura Schwendinger, Music

Hall Center for Humanities Lecture Series speakers announced
Lawrence Journal-World (5/8/15)
Mentioned: Alice Goffman, Sociology

Sheriff's actions 'highly inappropriate', expert says
Marshfield News-Herald (5/9/15)
Quoted: Howard Schweber, Political Science

Paul Fanlund: What will it take to alter the politics of hate?
The Capital Times (5/11/15)
Quoted: Barry Burden, Political Science

Alumni:

Dr. Havidán Rodríguez receives leadership award from American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education
UTPA (5/5/15)
Quoted: Havidán Rodríguez (Ph.D.'91, Sociology)

20 Under 20
Crain's Chicago Business (5/5/15)
Mentioned: Zachary C. Fridirici (B.S.'08, Economics)

Henderson-Guenther Recognized as Leader in Vocational Rehabilitation Profession
WI DATCP News (5/5/15)
Mentioned: Debra Henderson-Guenther (M.S.'79, Social Work)

Adam Miller Joins MKDA as Director of Business Development
Interiors & Sources (5/6/15)
Mentioned: Adam Miller (B.A.'04, History)

Silver Lake College honors longtime faculty members
HTR News (5/6/15)
Mentioned: Marella Wagner (M.M.'69, Music)

An Incredibly Resilient Journey - With Dr. Pahoua Yang
Hmong Times (5/8/15)
Quoted: Pahoua Yang (M.S.'99, Social Work)