Muhlenberg in the News

Recent media coverage of Muhlenberg College and its people

WFMZ, October 15, 2021

FDA panel endorses Moderna booster shot for seniors

It's likely in the future we'll have to get a yearly vaccine or a vaccine every other year, says Public Health Professor Chrysan Cronin. Read More


Weny-tv (erie), October 15, 2021

Pennsylvania's 2022 U.S. Senate race receives national attention one year out

If there is a tailwind going on here, it's certainly behind the Republicans, said Chris Borick, director of the Institute of Public Opinion. Watch Now


The Morning Call, October 15, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine boosters are outpacing first, second shots in the Lehigh Valley

The number of the shots given as boosters is good news, says Public Health Professor Chrysan Cronin. Read More


Architizer, October 15, 2021

Avian Woes and Glass Foes: The Growing Push for Bird-Safe Design

A vocal advocate for the protection of birds, Ornithology Professor Daniel Klem holds several patents for window design. Read More


WFMZ, October 08, 2021

Senate leaders come to agreement on short-term debt ceiling increase

Professor of Political Science Chris Borick notes that Republicans seem likely to allow Democrats to go through a reconciliation process in order to point out increased spending as a talking point during the 2022 election cycle. Read More


WFMZ, October 08, 2021

Muhlenberg assistant coach wrestles in world championships

Muhlenberg College assistant wrestling coach Guesseppe Rea competed at the world championships in Norway this weekend. Read More


Architizer, October 08, 2021

Avian Woes and Glass Foes: The Growing Push for Bird-Safe Design

The research of Sarkis Acopian Professor of Ornithology and Conservation Biology Daniel Klem is extensively referenced in an article that references progress on bird-window collision legislation and building code. Read More


Go Erie, October 08, 2021

GOP fight between Mastriano and leadership part of a bigger 2022 struggle in the party

Professor of Political Science Chris Borick weighs in on Republican's potential advantages in Pennsylvania's state senate race. Read More


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 08, 2021

Pennsylvania midterms may be more a referendum on Trump than Biden

Director of the Muhlenberg Institute of Public Opinion Chris Borick comments on the approach of some Republicans to embrace traditional GOP values to seek victory rather than relying on the influence of Donald Trump. Read More


The Morning Call, October 01, 2021

Legislating through constitutional amendments: a lousy way for Pennsylvania lawmakers to do business

A poll in April by the Muhlenberg College Public Health Program found that 58% of adult Pennsylvanians support legalization of marijuana. Read More


WFMZ, October 01, 2021

Bill would have Pa. voters decide whether to change state voting procedures

These are big decisions for Pennsylvania, said Professor Chris Borick. Read More


WFMZ, October 01, 2021

Muhlenberg bounces back, Milne still sees room for improvement

This week, the Mules hit the road for another test, Gettysburg. Read More


City & State Pa, October 01, 2021

Meet the climate candidate running for PA's sought-after Senate seat

Most Americans say climate change is an important issue & that number is increasing, but the climate discussion differs among types of voters and there is no greater signifier than party affiliation, says Professor Chris Borick. Read More


WFMZ, October 01, 2021

Business Matters - A Look Ahead to the 2022 Election

Guests include Christopher Borick, director of the Institute of Public Opinion, and PA State Representative and Muhlenberg alum Michael Schlossberg. Watch Now


Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, October 01, 2021

"I love what I do, it's a lot of fun here." Chad Schwartz, Lehigh Gap Nature Director of Science and Education, got involved with the center while in high school, interned as a Muhlenberg student and has been on staff since 2016. Read More


The National Law Review, September 24, 2021

Census Numbers Show Lehigh Valley Diversifying: Hispanic Population Now a Majority in Allentown

Muhlenberg College Spanish professor Erika Sutherland said the Lehigh Valley's growing population is also increasingly highly educated and more interested in participating in politics. Read More


The Valley Ledger, September 24, 2021

'EN EL TIEMPO DE LAS MARIPOSAS' STAGED READING KICKS OFF MUHLENBERG THEATRE & DANCE DEPARTMENTAL SEASON

True story of the Mirabal sisters, Dominican freedom fighters, marks return to in-person performance Read More


Salon, September 24, 2021

Architect of Texas abortion ban now has sights on Roe, urges reversal of LGBTQ rights

Advocates, including Professor Jacqueline Antonovich, pointed to a legal brief as an example of the broader goals of those fighting to end abortion rights across the U.S. Read More


WHYY, September 17, 2021

Biden voters in Pa. grappling with chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, America's longest war

A poll shows most Americans supported the withdrawal but "the manner and the process has not been viewed positively," said Professor Chris Borick. Read More


Pittsburgh Tribune Review, September 17, 2021

Senate contest attracts crowd of contenders; governor race less clear-cut

There's an early advantage to Fetterman but it's not insurmountable, said Professor Chris Borick. Read More


The Morning Call, September 17, 2021

Lehigh Valley students benefit from mindfulness techniques, study shows

A study of the Shanthi Project's program by Professor Mark Sciutto and student researchers shows an increase in students' positive behaviors and decrease in problem behaviors. Read More


Bloomberg News, September 10, 2021

Generation 9/11: Following Parents They Lost Onto Wall Street

Alumnus John Candela was four when his father was killed. "He was a people person," Candela says of his dad. Read More


Olympic Analysis, September 10, 2021

Simone Biles and prioritizing athlete well-being

Biles's decision advanced efforts among elite athletes to openly discuss mental health issues and highlighted the importance of pushing for structural changes in sports, writes Professor Kathleen Bachynski. Read More


Wlvr-fm (npr Affiliate), September 10, 2021

Muhlenberg sophomore looks forward to her first year on campus

Shelby Mejia spent her first year attending classes remotely. This year, she's on campus and serving as an orientation leader. Read More


The Morning Call, September 03, 2021

With Hispanics now making up a majority of Allentown residents, political hopefuls try to build the community's political clout

Professor Chris Borick comments. Read More


The Morning Call, September 03, 2021

How to Be Ready for the Next Pandemic

Readers React: Muhlenberg College senior Jordan Fisch writes about the Borgen Project and the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on global poverty. Read More


The Morning Call, September 03, 2021

Are Brood X cicadas killing trees?

For the trees, the benefits outweigh the costs. "It's not nearly as damaging as the benefit from all that free fertilizer from the dead cicadas," says Professor Marten Edwards. Read More


Wlvr-fm (npr Affiliate), September 03, 2021

Muhlenberg sophomore looks forward to her first year on campus

Shelby Mejia '24 discusses the SOAR program and says "people are really craving human connection right now." Read More


The Morning Call, September 03, 2021

Here's what happened when Lehigh Valley businesses mandated the vaccine

More than 95% of the Muhlenberg College campus body is vaccinated-students, faculty and staff. Read More


America Dissected, August 27, 2021

Football on the Brain with Dr. Kathleen Bachynski

A look at the sport in the face of new research about its health consequences. Read More


Patheos, August 27, 2021

Don't Turn (Refugees) Away

Anti-refugee attitudes may be shaped as much by race as by religion. Philosophy Professor Marcia Morgan's book 'Care Ethics and the Refugee Crisis' is cited. Read More


Metro, August 27, 2021

Mind Carnival is an Interactive Kinetic Exhibition

Artist David Deakin studied Western history at Muhlenberg College. Read More


The Beacon, August 27, 2021

Acton intern learned behind the scenes scenarios at Dance Complex

Emily Leandro '22 served as the nonprofit arts administration intern at the Dance Complex in Cambridge. Read More


WFMZ, August 27, 2021

Muhlenberg poised to make another title run

With plenty of returning players, offensively and defensively, the Mules will be a top contender again for the Centennial League title. Read More


The Morning Call, August 27, 2021

Here's why school board meetings have become so wild as districts decide mask mandates

Chris Borick, a political science professor at Muhlenberg College, comments. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 27, 2021

Pa. will hire 100 coronavirus contact tracers to replace 1,000

The number does not seem sufficient, said Chrysan Cronin, a professor of public health at Muhlenberg College. Read More


Associated Press, August 20, 2021

Pesticides can impair bees' ability to navigate, reproduce and communicate. And the combination of certain insecticides, viruses and mites cause even greater problems, said Marten Edwards, chair of Muhlenberg's biology department. Read More


The Morning Call, August 20, 2021

Erika Sutherland, associate professor of Spanish, said the Lehigh Valley's growing Hispanic population is also increasingly highly educated and more interested in participating in politics. Read More


Cnb News, August 13, 2021

Muhlenberg College Announces Winners of English Literature and Writing Awards, Includes NJ Students Read More


Medium, August 13, 2021

Inspirational Women In Hollywood: How Actress Connie Giordano Is Helping To Shake Up The Entertainment Industry Read More


Lehigh Valley Business, August 13, 2021

Muhlenberg College names dean of graduate studies Read More


The Morning Call, August 13, 2021

Muhlenberg, Lafayette join Lehigh in requiring vaccines for staff and faculty Read More


Easton Express-Times, August 13, 2021

Muhlenberg, Lafayette join Lehigh in requiring vaccines for staff and faculty Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, August 13, 2021

Muhlenberg College joins list of schools requiring vaccines for faculty, staff Read More


Boston University School Of Medicine News, August 06, 2021

Six First-Year Students Reflect on the Importance of Their White Coats

Bahaa Abdellatif '21 says, "I knew Muhlenberg College was the right place for me and the place that would help me achieve my dreams of becoming a doctor." Read More


The Morning Call, August 06, 2021

Are honeybees dying off at an unsustainable rate?

Pesticides, viruses and the impact of mites--these things accumulate and can cause problems, said Marten Edwards, chair of Muhlenberg College's Biology Department. Read More


WFMZ, August 06, 2021

Many local colleges, universities beefing up their COVID protocols as cases spike

Where things are in the Lehigh Valley right now, we want to take every extra precaution, said Dean of Students Allison Gulati. Read More


Us News & World Report, August 06, 2021

4 Must-Watch States in the 2022 Midterms

There is likely to be a high degree of synergy between the Senate and gubernatorial race in Pennsylvania next year, said Political Science Professor Christopher Borick. Read More


Easton Express-Times, August 06, 2021

Cases continue to climb as Delta runs rampant, Northampton County is a hotspot

Director of Public Health Chrysan Cronin said it is not surprising cases are jumping again with just over 50% of Northampton County residents fully vaccinated. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 06, 2021

'Enough is enough': Gov. Murphy's outburst was the latest sign of rising anger over pandemic divide

It's about public health, said Associate Professor Chrysan Cronin. Why allow people to make a personal decision about not being vaccinated when they can cause illness and death? Read More


The Morning Call, July 30, 2021

Flags and fervor: The Berks County Patriots are fighting for the right in the Biden era, but who are they?

Professor Christopher Borick says he sees the movement as another predictable swing of the left-right pendulum. Read More


The Morning Call, July 30, 2021

Four takeaways from Joe Biden's first visit to the Lehigh Valley as president

The high-profile visits reflect the region's growing political clout, says Professor Chris Borick. Read More


Atlas Obscura, July 22, 2021

What Should You Do With a Captured Nazi Flag?

Assistant Professor of History Jacqueline Antonovich shares the story of a disturbing find in her recently purchased 1800s farmhouse. Read More


Pennlive, July 22, 2021

After 17 years, was the Brood X cicada emergence this summer a bust?

Professor of Biology Marten Edwards chronicled the return of 17-year cicadas to the same regions they heavily inhabited at their last emergence. Read More


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