Rollins College

February 2011

Rollins in the News captures news coverage about Rollins or appearances in the media by faculty, staff or students serving as subject experts on a range of topics. If you’ve appeared in the media, please contact Jennifer Sales at jsales@rollins.edu so we can be sure to include you in Rollins in the News. When available, links to articles will be provided. Links may expire or require registration. Appearances are listed alphabetically.

President Emerita Rita Bornstein was quoted in: “Mayors Dyer, Jacobs unite behind arts center revival plan” in the February 24 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

Professor of Psychology Sharon Carnahan wrote an opinion editorial “Playing Jenga with kids’ lives,” which appeared in the February 22 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

Associate Professor of History Julian Chambliss wrote “Blank Panther?: Jack Kirby, Blackness and the American Dream,” which was posted February 17 on PopMatters.com.

Adjunct Professor for the Holt School Stephen Day wrote an opinion editorial “Ride democracy’s wave across the Middle East,” which appeared in the February 18 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

Arts & Sciences student Alexa Gordon (Class of 2012) was quoted in “‘Letters to Sala’: Rollins actress sees a lesson of hope” posted February 11 on the Orlando Sentinel Theater Blog.

Arts & Sciences student Jesse Hugo (Class of 2011) was featured in “Hugo comes up huge in Beaches Marathon” in the February 7 issue of Florida Today.

Asst Vice President of Human Resources & Risk Management Maria Martinez was quoted in “Colleges Seek Fresh Ways to Curb Ever-Rising Costs of Health Care” in the February 27 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Associate Professor of Anthropology Rachel Newcomb:

was quoted in “Egypt: Keep the crusade for women’s rights alive” in the February 24 issue of the Los Angeles Times.

wrote an opinion editorial “Women must help craft a new Egypt,” which appeared in the February 22 issue of USA Today.

wrote an opinion editorial “‘Blame the Muslims’: Violence Against Women in Egypt,” which appeared in the February 16 issue of The Huffington Post.

wrote an opinion editorial “Knowing Zora Neale Hurston through her study of the South,” which appeared in the February 7 issue of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

wrote an opinion editorial “Why Obama’s position on Egypt’s Mubarak was too little, too late,” which appeared in the February 2 issue of The Christian Science Monitor. The article was also posted on Yahoo News.

Professor of Communication Marvin Newman was mentioned in “Federation sets 1st Cardozo-Maimonides event” in the February 11 issue of Heritage Florida Jewish News.

Holt student Brendan O’Connor was highlighted in “Project Profile: The Sit Project” posted February 8 on The Daily City blog.

Professor of Theatre Arts & Dance Thomas Ouellette was mentioned in “They Are Playing It Safe—And Smart” in the February 25 issue of The Wall Street Journal.

Crummer Graduate School Professor Bill Seyfried was quoted in “Shrinking Unemployment Merely Cosmetic, Analysts Say” in the February 4 issue of Forbes magazine.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy/Religion Eric Smaw:

was quoted in “LGBT race relations the focus of town hall meeting” in the February 11 edition of watermark online.

was mentioned in “Forum looks at building bridges between gay, minority communities” in the February 9 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

Assistant Professor of Political Science Eren Tatari wrote an opinion editorial “My Word on Middle East uprising: Turn resentment toward better life,” which appeared in the February 1 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

The Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship was mentioned in:

“Bajalia’s Artisan Jewelry to Debut on HSN” posted February 4 on Diamonds.net.

“HSN to Debut Hand-Crafted Bajalia Jewelry For International Women’s Day” posted February 5 on Homeshoppingista blog.

The Crummer Graduate School was mentioned in “FINRA Foundation and ALA announce $1.4 million in grants to public libraries to support grassroots financial literacy” posted February 8 on RUSA Blog.

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum was mentioned in “A cornucopia of culture” in the February 3 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

The Winter Park Institute was mentioned on Central Florida News 13 on February 11 regarding relationship expert John Gottman’s lecture series at Rollins. Follow the link to read the online story “Is your marriage doomed? Expert claims to have answer,” or to watch the news segment, click here.

Rollins was mentioned in:

“Improv stays alive at SAK Comedy Lab” in the February 23 issue of Central Florida Future.

“All should know black history, civil-rights leader Julian Bond says” in the February 20 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

“Wells Fargo donates cash and property to Habitat for Humanity” in the February 20 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

“Classical glass” in the February 16 issue of the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

“Orlando Fringe 20: The 7th Fringe Festival, 1998” in the February 13 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

“Rollins alumna and Sala’s daughter talk about ‘Letters to Sala'” posted February 13 on the Orlando Sentinel Theater Blog.

“Theater review: ‘Letters from Sala’ from Rollins College” posted February 13 on the Orlando Sentinel Theater Blog.

“Rollins College” posted February 4 on kiksmedia.com.

“David Henry Hwang at Rollins tonight” posted February 3 on the Orlando Sentinel blog.

“Four fine guitarists collaborate at Rollins” in the February 3 issue of the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

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