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Newswise: No Justice Beyond the Jail Walls

Article ID: 703247

No Justice Beyond the Jail Walls

University of Delaware

University of Delaware Professor Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve's new story, "The Waiting Room," looks at mistreatment at Cook County Jail in Chicago, the largest in the nation. She found that injustices continued beyond the prison walls. The story is part of a Marshall Project series released this week.

Released:
1-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Disaster Researchers Offer Safety Guidelines as Hurricane Season Arrives

Article ID: 699846

Disaster Researchers Offer Safety Guidelines as Hurricane Season Arrives

University of Delaware

Tricia Wachtendorf and Jim Kendra, co-directors of the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware, offer preparedness guidelines for hurricane season based on their experience and studies of major events. They are experts on evacuation decision-making and response during disasters.

Released:
30-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694504

Middle East Expert Can Discuss U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem, Clashes in Israel

University of Delaware

Dr. Muqtedar Khan, who specializes in the politics of the Middle East and American foreign policy in the Arab world, can talk about the current impact and potential ramifications of the official move of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Released:
14-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 686008

Sea Level Rise Experts Discuss Projected Increases in Delaware

University of Delaware

A geologist for the state of Delaware and a climate scientist unpack the results of a recent report on sea level rise and talk about how projected increases may affect the First State and other areas on the Atlantic Seaboard.

Released:
30-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST
Newswise: Concussion Expert Can Discuss News That CTE Found in Most Deceased NFL Players' Brains

Article ID: 678444

Concussion Expert Can Discuss News That CTE Found in Most Deceased NFL Players' Brains

University of Delaware

University of Delaware researcher Tom Buckley can discuss findings that chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, was found in 99 percent of deceased NFL players' brains.

Released:
25-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 672407

Professor and Olympic Expert Says NHL's Decision to Skip Winter Games Is "All About Business"

University of Delaware

Matthew J. Robinson, professor and director of the Sport Management Program in the University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, can comment on stories about the NHL's decision to skip to 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.

Released:
4-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 668695

Super Bowl Ad Expert: Don't Look for Super Commercials This Year, but There Will Be Highlights

University of Delaware

University of Delaware marketing professor John Antil dug into the numbers and the advertisements planned for Super Bowl LI and says viewers who prefer the commercials to the game might be let down this year. Still, some spots will break new ground and make it into the highlight reel.

Released:
1-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 662219

Expert in Evacuation Decision Making and Response Available for Stories on Hurricane Matthew

University of Delaware

Tricia Wachtendorf, Director of the University of Delaware's Disaster Research Center, is an expert on evacuation decision making and response during disasters such as hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and terrorist attacks. She has conducted field research during Hurricane Katrina and other events.

Released:
5-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 659759

University of Delaware Expert Discusses Prospects of Life on Newly Discovered Planet

University of Delaware

Sally Dodson-Robinson, a Physics and Astronomy professor at the University of Delaware, discusses the key differences between sunlike stars and the M dwarf that the newly discovered Proxima b is orbiting. Those and other factors are crucial to whether there could be life on the planet.

Released:
25-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Social Psychologist and Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne Available to Discuss Freddie Gray Verdict

Article ID: 655960

Social Psychologist and Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne Available to Discuss Freddie Gray Verdict

University of Delaware

University of Delaware Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne is available for interviews to discuss today's not guilty verdict for the van driver in the Freddie Gray case. Payne's interests include street violence, criminal justice and law enforcement and he has conducted research on the streets of Harlem and Wilmington, Delaware.

Released:
23-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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