Muhlenberg in the News

Recent media coverage of Muhlenberg College and its people

Inside Higher Ed, March 24, 2023

Data-Based Decision Tip: Disaggregate Data to Spot Underserved Populations

Muhlenberg College's career center administrators use participation and engagement data to better understand its underserved student populations and reframe its services. Read More

WFMZ, March 24, 2023

Flyers program pairs young women with female leaders in the organization

Senior Lauren Koranda, majoring in theatre and business administration, got to see the work that goes into the games from start to finish. Read More

Edge Media Network, March 24, 2023

Meet Kennedy Kanagawa, the Puppeteer Behind 'Into the Woods' Scene-Stealing Milky White

Alum Kanagawa manipulates a puppet of the cow to great acclaim. The New York Times put it simply: "That cow still kills." Read More

WFMZ, March 24, 2023

Things to Do

Students at Muhlenberg College explore the life of courageous aviatrix Harriet Quimby in a world premiere production "Freedom to Fly." Read More

The Valley Ledger, March 24, 2023

Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival

Celebrate local filmmakers and their top submissions at ArtsQuest's Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, including alum Maggie Mustion's "Bombshell." Read More

Broadway World, March 24, 2023

It's Not Just About What Happens Onstage: An Interview with Studio Theatre's Administrative Apprentices

Meet Class of 2022 alum Clarissa Shirley. Read More (nj), March 17, 2023

Warren County Community College, Muhlenberg Sign Agreement

'Non-Traditional Learners' can continue their path to a bachelor's degree Read More, March 17, 2023

'Speculative Futures' at Muhlenberg College features lectures on socialism and immigration

What would the future look like without the COVID pandemic, climate change or racial injustice? That is the question Muhlenberg College's Center for Ethics poses in its author and film series. Read More

Sciences Et Avenir (france), March 17, 2023

Shale gas in the United States: the illusion of a consensus

Pennsylvania remains very divided: 48% are in favor of fracking, 44% are against it, according to a poll by Muhlenberg College. Read More

The Valley Ledger, March 17, 2023

"In Motion" Dance Concert at Muhlenberg March 30 - April 1

Seven world-premiere dance works feature explorations of form and theme from acclaimed faculty and guest choreographers. Read More

The Valley Ledger, March 17, 2023

Staging Courage for Kids: "Freedom to Fly"

Muhlenberg theater project for young audiences explores the life of courageous aviatrix Harriet Quimby in a world premiere production, March 24-25, led by Baker Artist-in-Residence Joshua Rashon Streeter. Read More

Inside Higher Ed, March 10, 2023

Tenure Awarded at Muhlenberg

Congratulations to Andrew Ardizzoia, music; Giancarlo Cuadra, biology; Matthieu de Wit, neuroscience; Tineke D'Haeseleer, history; and Alexandra Frazer, psychology. Read More, March 10, 2023

COMMENTARY: To address teacher shortage, first make schools a great place to work

Teacher recruitment is an important strategy. But just as important is finding a way to hang on to the good teachers we have, writes Gregory Collins (business). Read More

Counterpunch, March 10, 2023

5 Surprising Things That Could Be Preventing Your Backyard From Serving as a Wildlife Sanctuary

When we design ecologically attractive landscapes that include real dangers to wildlife, we have created ecological traps, writes Dan Klem (biology). Read More

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 03, 2023

Pittsburgh's next generation of candidates wants to bring 'a fresh perspective' to city hall

There's a sense among younger voters and younger individuals that the institutions aren't addressing their concerns and that is acting as a catalyst for engagement, says Chris Borick (political science) Read More

Muck Rack Blog, March 03, 2023

Get to know Rene'e Garrick, vice president of business and legal affairs

Garrick '12, Muck Rack's first-ever VP of business and legal affairs, received a B.A. in political science, business and pre-law from Muhlenberg and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, Read More

Danbury Hamlet Hub, March 03, 2023

Staging What's Human: Arden Fluet of Danbury

Fluet was a cast member in "Love and Information" which ran February 23-26 at Muhlenberg College. Read More, March 03, 2023

Abigail Scheidel of Nutley Named to Small College Team

Four Muhlenberg players, including Scheidel, were named to Lehigh Valley Small College Teams. Read More

Herald-tribune (fl), February 24, 2023

We are New College - and we will stand together

Kimberly W. Heiman (biology), a graduate of New College of Florida, writes about the political pressures facing the college. Read More

Easton Express-Times, February 24, 2023

Muhlenberg dishes out the best college food in Pennsylvania, national ranking says

The College ranked number one in a 'best college food' in Pennsylvania survey and 10th best college food in the nation, out of nearly 1,500 other schools, according to a new survey by Read More

WFMZ, February 24, 2023

How unusually warm winter may be affecting the growing season

We're still in winter, from a biological perspective, so we're seeing an artificial acceleration of flowering, says Richard Niesenbaum (biology/sustainability studies). Read More

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 24, 2023

The reaction to John Fetterman's hospitalization for depression was nothing like 'the dark ages'

A clear majority of Pennsylvanians voted him into office. Everybody has to take a breath and see how this moves forward, says Chris Borick (political science). Read More, February 24, 2023

CBD: What is it and how is it different from weed?

The research suggests that CBD works on totally different targets in the body from those cannabis works on, says Jeremy Teissere (neuroscience), who is currently studying CBD with a research student. Read More

The Morning Call, February 17, 2023

The Morning Call notes that Muhlenberg is just the second college in the Lehigh Valley to announce women's wrestling as a varsity sport; Muhlenberg will join Cedar Crest when competition starts in 2024. Read More

Team Usa, February 17, 2023

Team USA shares the announcement of Women's Wrestling as Muhlenberg's 23rd Division III Varsity Sport. Read More

WFMZ, February 10, 2023

Biden lays out achievements in State of the Union address

In some ways, the speech was targeted at Democratic voters, and I think that's where the challenge for President Biden is if he indeed wants to seek another term in office, says Chris Borick (political science). Read More

Kcbs Radio (ca), February 10, 2023

Why cleaning daily-use items is an easy way to prevent illness

An interview with Chrysan Cronin, director and associate professor of public health. Listen Now

E & E News, February 10, 2023

Fetterman tries to straddle Democratic energy divide

Polls, including surveys MCIPO's Chris Borick has commissioned, have shown that Pennsylvanians generally agree with Fetterman's stated position that fracking should be regulated more but not banned. Read More

WFMZ, February 04, 2023

Things to Do: Black History Month

"Traveling While Black" community conversations will be held throughout the Lehigh Valley including at 7 p.m. on Feb. 22 at Muhlenberg College. Read More

Associated Press, February 03, 2023

Election-Denying Lawmakers Hold Key Election Oversight Roles

Christopher Borick (political science) says Republicans need to mind the lessons from 2022. Denying the outcomes of fair elections, he said, "is a loser for the Republican Party. Straight up." Read More

Slate (france), February 03, 2023

Wearing a helmet is not the alpha and omega of bike safety

Placing the responsibility for safety on the shoulders of individuals alone is a guarantee of failure, says Kathleen Bachynski (public health), without investments in road infrastructure. Read More

Broadway World, February 03, 2023

"Regretfully, So the Birds Are" Premieres in New York

You-Shin Chen (theatre & dance) is the Scenic Designer for the production opening on April 11. Read More

34th Street Magazine, February 03, 2023

Explore and Transform: A Look into the World of Fanfiction

An interview with Francesca Coppa (English). Read More

Marie Claire (greece Edition), January 27, 2023

You probably don't clean these parts of your home properly and often

We coexist with microbes, but there are some that are more harmful to humans than others, says Chrysan Cronin, director of public health. Read More, January 27, 2023

DCCC, Muhlenberg reach agreement

A new partnership provides a pathway for Delaware County Community College graduates into Muhlenberg's accelerated bachelor's degree programs. Read More

WFMZ, January 27, 2023

Things to Do

Muhlenberg College Department of Theatre & Dance will present a staged reading of a new play "(&Medea)" Read More

Jewish Standard, January 27, 2023

Spike + music = joy

Alum Jacob Kraus intended to major in English. "You're not allowed to declare a major until after your freshman year, so I took a music class." To his surprise, he found himself excited not only by performing but also by music history and theory. Read More

WESA, January 27, 2023

Pa. county GOP committee condemns fellow lawmakers for supporting Democrat for House Speaker

Chris Borick (political science) says it can actually make the party look like it wants to compromise to get things done. Read More

The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 27, 2023


Todd Lineburger, associate vice president and special adviser for strategic-advancement communications at the Rutgers University Foundation, has been named vice president for communications and marketing at Muhlenberg College. Read More

Slate, January 27, 2023

The Cult of Bike Helmets

Putting the responsibility of safety solely on individual shoulders without investing in better transit culture all but guarantees failure, says Kathleen Bachynski(public health). Read More

Associated Press, January 27, 2023

Shapiro takes oath of office to become 48th Pa. governor

He ran on protecting voting access, abortion rights and tighter gun control laws. But his main goal was to find a middle ground between the Republican and Democratic parties, says Chris Borick (political science). Read More

The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 27, 2023

Pa. lawmakers once again propose moving up the presidential primary Chris Borick (political science) said the legislation could be an opportunity for a divided House to show constituents it can pass a bipartisan bill. Read More

Firstpost, January 20, 2023

Professor of Biology Marten Edwards shares how native flowers and weeds can help struggling bee populations that are facing habitat loss. Read More

The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 20, 2023

Chris Borick, professor of political science professor and director of the Muhlenberg Institute of Public Opinion, disucsses how a push to move the Pennsylvania primary could be an opportunity for a divided House to show constituents it can pass a bipartisan bill. Read More

WFMZ, January 13, 2023

Muhlenberg sweeps another home doubleheader

Dickinson and Bryn Mawr made their way to Muhlenberg College on Thursday night for a men's and women's doubleheader. The Mules took both. Read More

Higher Ed Dive, January 13, 2023

President Speaks: How colleges can help turn out the student vote

An op-ed by President Kathleen Harring about Muhlenberg's team effort to boost student-voter rates, which are now among the highest in the country. Read More

Firstpost (mumbai), January 13, 2023

US approves world's first vaccine for honeybees: Why is it needed?

Planting native flowers or even allowing patches of weeds to grow can help bolster bee populations, says Marten Edwards (biology). Read More

ABC, January 13, 2023

Women left out of concussion research

A lot of the research is associated with men's professional sports and so there is a disproportionate focus on concussions among men, says Kathleen Bachynski (public health) in a segment that ran on 40 TV stations nationwide. Read More

The Morning Call, January 06, 2023

Allentown School District students cheer on Muhlenberg men's basketball team

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WFMZ, January 06, 2023

ASD students rewarded for hard work by going to college basketball game

Some of the top elementary school students in the district got the chance to see a basketball game at Muhlenberg College Wednesday. Read More

The Morning Call, January 06, 2023

Pat Toomey looks back at his years in the Senate, gives his thoughts on taxes, Trump, the filibuster and Fetterman

His efforts on gun control and vote for impeachment put him at odds with a majority in his party, says Chris Borick (political science). Read More

Facilitiesnet, January 06, 2023

Study States Case to Install Bird-Safe Glass in New Commercial Buildings

A new report from Daniel Klem (biology/ornithology) shows installing bird-safe glass is a low-cost option when constructing new buildings. Read More

Lehigh Valley, January 06, 2023

Christmas bird count in the Lehigh Valley

Peter Saenger, ornithology specialist and president of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society says bird watching in general is an incredible amount of fun. Read More

Inside Higher Ed, January 06, 2023

Muhlenberg's New DEI Graduate Certificate noted in IHE's New Programs Coverage Read More

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