Rollins College

October 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 Kristin Manieri at 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.

Associate Professor of Education Wendy Brandon, alumna Muriel Fox and several Rollins students were interviewed for “As NOW marks 45 years, is feminism over the hill?” which appeared October 27 in USA Today.

Senior Distinguished Fellow of the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College Billy Collins was interviewed for “Former U.S. Poet Laureate to Read and Answer Questions at MCC Brighton Campus” October 2 in Brighton Pitssford Post.

Professor of Political Science Rick Foglesong:

was interviewed by Fox 35 news on October 3 regarding the possibility of Chris Christie becoming a GOP contender for the presidency. To view click here.

was quoted in “What Disney teaches cities about development” October 15 in Sign on San Diego.

appeared on Fox 35 news October 19 to discuss the recent GOP presidential debate.  To view click here.

was interviewed for “Intersection Segment | Walt Disney World, 40 years later”
October 19 on WMFE. To listen click here.

Professor of English Carol Frost was featured in “Carol Frost to read works in ‘Lair” October 9 in The Athenaeum.

Interim Chair Theatre and Dance Department Kevin Griffin was quoted in “Rollins’ Annie Russell Theatre gets face-lift” October 22 in the Orlando Sentinel.

Visiting Professor at the Crummer Graduate School Bill Grimm was quoted in“Seed-money grants designed to help Central Florida startups reach 1st base” October 2 in the Orlando Sentinel.

Holt Adjunct Professor Billy Hattaway was quoted in “Florida DOT’s Hattaway Looks at Non-Car Options for Seniors” October 14 in TransportationNation.

Professor of Anthropology Robert L. Moore:

wrote an opinion editorial “Do we need anthropologists? Absolutely” which appeared October 13 in the St. Petersburg Times and October 14 on

was interviewed for “Anthropologist Defends Liberal Arts Education” on WMFE October 14th. To listen click here.

wrote an opinion editorial “Robert L. Moore: And now a word from a real anthropologist” October 17 which was posted on

Associate Professor of Anthropology Rachel Newcomb :

wrote an article “To Governor Rick Scott: What Anthropologists Can Do for Florida” which appeared October 13 in the Huffington Post.

wrote a book review of “Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre — How We Dignify the Dead,” by Sarah Murray which appeared October 28 in the Washington Post.

Adjunct Professor of Voice Richard Owens was featured in “Professor sings in recital to celebrate his 80th” October 5 in the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

Rollins student Fabia Rothenfluh was featured in “Rollins student sets up bakery in South Africa” October 26 in the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

Crummer Graduate School Professor Bill Seyfried:

was quoted in “Not a recession. But who cares?” October 7 in CNNMoney and also in Yahoo Finance.

was quoted in “Hiring Gains Momentum, But Recovery Is Slow” October 13 in Investor Place.

was quoted in “Florida unemployment rate dips slightly to 10.6 percent” October 21 in the Orlando Sentinel.

Executive Director of the Winter Park Institute Gail Sinclair was quoted in “Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough to lecture free at Rollins College” October 22 in Around Osceola.

Director of Music/Professor John Sinclair was quoted in “Bach Festival Society launches its 77th season” October 19 in the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

Associate Professor of Biology Kathryn Sutherland’s recent research “Human pathogen contributes to coral decline” was published in the October issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment in their “Dispatches” section.

Rollins student Jordan Thomas was featured in “Student on a mission to help amputees” October 4 in Wenatchee World.

The Winter Park Institute:

was mentioned in “Rollins Presents “History and the Love of Learning” FREE October 21 in The Daily City.

was noted in “Culture Worthy of your Calendar” October 19 in the East Orlando Sun.

Rollins was mentioned:

in “High-quality work force training available in historic city” October 14 in the Orlando Business Journal.

in “Rollins College presents plan for new hotel near campus” October 18 in the Orlando Sentinel.

in “Rollins feminism event brings big players” October 19 in the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

in “Veteran Feminists of America to hold silent auction at Rollins” October 19 in League Orange County.

in “Women leaders boosting Val Demings’ congressional bid” October 19 in the Orlando Sentinel.

in “Gloria Steinem at Rollins College” October 27 in the Orlando Sentinel.

in “Gloria Steinem at Rollins College: ‘It is not a post-feminist era'” October 28 in the Orlando Sentinel.

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