Muhlenberg in the News

Recent media coverage of Muhlenberg College and its people

Other News, April 03, 2020

4 Myths About Grocery Shopping During the Coronavirus

Professor of Public Health Chrysan Cronin fact checks popular tips for supermarket shopping during COVID-19. Read More


Bloomberg News, April 03, 2020

Amazon Exec Called Fired Worker 'Not Smart' in Leaked Memo

The remarks could hurt Amazon's reputation in the long term, said Christopher Borick, director of Muhlenberg College's Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 03, 2020

Covid-19: The Crisis That Launched 1,000 Student Surveys

What value are the many student surveys regarding enrollment uncertainty? Rob Springall, VP for enrollment management, weighs in. Read More


The Morning Call, April 03, 2020

Should you wear a mask to protect yourself or others during the coronavirus outbreak? Depends on whom you ask

Focus on more widespread testing so people are aware if they're infected but not showing symptoms, says Chrysan Cronin, director of Muhlenberg's public health program. Read More


Broadway World, April 03, 2020

Spotlight Series: Meet Sydney Holliday, an Actor and College Freshman Studying Theatre, Media and Communications

A Q&A with Holliday'23 on how the shutdown has impacted her various roles at Muhlenberg. Read More


The Morning Call, April 03, 2020

Muhlenberg College names Dave Weitzman women's soccer coach

In a near-perfect confluence of events, Weitzman got the offer in a phone call from Muhlenberg athletic director Lynn Tubman on Tuesday - his 50th birthday. Read More


Lehigh Valley Business, April 03, 2020

Study: COVID-19 lifts public support for government health care

The Muhlenberg Public Health survey shows Pennsylvanians increasingly think the federal government is responsible for ensuring Americans have healthcare coverage. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, April 03, 2020

COVID-19 Causes Increase in Gun Sales

People are panic buying supplies because it's something they can control right now, says Professor Kenneth Michniewicz. Read More


Tempo (indonesia), March 27, 2020

COVID-19: Genetic Factors

Some inherited health conditions, such as heart disease, may make you more vulnerable to COVID-19, says Chrysan Cronin, a professor of public health at Muhlenberg College. Read More


The Mercury (pa), March 27, 2020

Muhlenberg's Fratantoni endures through embattled career to finally get happy ending

Even on the last day of his wrestling career, the NCAA Division III Championships cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, it was still about the work for Fratantoni. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, March 26, 2020

Nazareth Turns Little Libraries Into Pantries

The little library Sam Borick '21 helped install 4 years ago is now being used to share non-perishable food in an effort to lessen the impact of COVID-19 in that community. Watch Now


The New York Post, March 26, 2020

Genetics could play role in coronavirus deaths, health experts say

Chrysan Cronin, a public health professor at Muhlenberg College, said that underlying health conditions passed down through families could make a person more prone to viruses. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 26, 2020

Many of Philly's coronavirus cases are in young people. Experts explain why those numbers may be skewed.

Kathleen Bachynski, assistant professor of public health, says widespread testing has to be a top priority right now. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 25, 2020

Coronavirus forces colleges to move online

At Muhlenberg, where some classes moved online 6 years ago, Dean of Digital Learning Lora Taub says faculty leadership and peer support in this transition has made all the difference. Read More


Inside Higher Ed, March 25, 2020

The Shift to Remote Learning: The Human Element

At Muhlenberg, our best resources for teaching remote remain our guiding principles, says Professor Lora Taub. Online learning is a human - not a technological - endeavor. Read More


Opinion Today, March 24, 2020

Pennsylvanians and Coronavirus Poll

Pennsylvanians are divided on the work of the U.S. government in preventing the spread of the coronavirus, with 48% indicating the government is doing enough on this issue and 40% stating the government is not doing enough. Read More


The Morning Call, March 23, 2020

New Muhlenberg College poll shows strong concerns among Pennsylvanians about spread of coronavirus

More women than men were anxious about the growing outbreak, with 81% of women indicating they were "very concerned" or "concerned" about the spread of coronavirus, compared to 64% of men. Read More


WITF, March 23, 2020

Poll: Three of four Pennsylvanians concerned about coronavirus

A statewide survey conducted by Muhlenberg College found 74 percent of Pennsylvanians are either concerned or very concerned about the spread of the coronavirus. Read More


The Morning Call, March 21, 2020

New Muhlenberg College poll shows strong concerns among Pennsylvanians about spread of coronavirus

74% reported they were either "very concerned" or "concerned" about the spread of the coronavirus in the United States,according to the new public health poll. Read More


The Morning Call, March 20, 2020

Lehigh Valley theaters cancel performances due to coronavirus concerns

Muhlenberg College announced that it is canceling the rest of its season, including the mainstage productions and Fringe Festival, and this year's Summer Music Theatre season. Read More


The Morning Call, March 20, 2020

Four members of one family have succumbed to the pandemic coronavirus

Many familial health issues are genetically determined so social distancing can even be necessary in the same home, especially for people living with high-risk relatives, says Public Health Professor Chrysan Cronin. Read More


The Morning Call, March 20, 2020

We need a pep talk. Sports performance expert Jason Brader delivers one in this Q&A

The Muhlenberg graduate, a high-octane athletic trainer, inventor, podcaster and writer, has a hard-knocks story, which he detailed in the book "Why Not Me." Read More


Medium, March 19, 2020

"5 Ways To Create a Wow! Customer Experience" With Kyle David

Founder of The Kyle David Group, David is a Muhlenberg grad and part-time lecturer at the College, teaching a course called, "Disruptive Businesses and Marketing Strategies." Read More


Edscoop, March 19, 2020

Muhlenberg College announces Jose Dieudonne will take over as CIO

Dieudonne will oversee the college's information technology plan and help to advice strategic priorities at the institution beginning March 23. Read More


Lancaster Online, March 19, 2020

How Pennsylvania's three row officers get around and who pays

At issue is whether the responsibilities of the office, or individual choices by the officeholder on spending, drive the travel expenses. It's both, explains Muhlenberg Professor Chris Borick. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 17, 2020

A fight over fracking at a Pennsylvania steel mill is forcing a reckoning among Democrats

Pennsylvania voters are split on a fracking ban, with a narrow plurality (42%) opposing it, according to a February Muhlenberg College/Morning Call poll. Read More


Wall Street Journal, March 17, 2020

For Math Fans, Nothing Can Spoil Pi Day-Except Maybe Tau Day

William Dunham, emeritus professor of mathematics, is quoted in a story that explores replacing "Pi Day" with a holiday that celebrates the mathematical constant Tau. Read More


American Libraries, March 17, 2020

Where There's Smoke, There's Fire

Libraries Respond to the Vaping Health Crisis Read More


Security, March 16, 2020

Jos'e Dieudonn'e Named Chief Information Officer at Muhlenberg College

He brings to Muhlenberg broad technology and leadership experience and an appreciation for the values of a liberal arts education, says President Harring. Read More


The Morning Call, March 14, 2020

'Game changer': LVHN opens seven coronavirus testing sites around the Lehigh Valley

Chrysan Cronin, a public health professor at Muhlenberg, said LVHN's move will help slow the spread of the virus and clarify the extent of infection locally. Read More


The Morning Call, March 13, 2020

NCAA wrestlers heartbroken by coronavirus-driven cancellations

Muhlenberg College coach Jason McLean and his three NCAA qualifiers had just arrived in Cedar Rapids, Iowa when they were hit with the news that the NCAA had canceled the wrestling championships. Read More


The Morning Call, March 13, 2020

Coronavirus having unprecedented impact on theater, arts at Lehigh Valley colleges

The Muhlenberg cast of "The Bacchae" was busy rehearsing, with just two weeks left until showtime. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, March 12, 2020

Colleges Cancel Classes as Coronavirus Cases Mount

Muhlenberg and many colleges and universities joined a growing number canceling in-person classes and offering remote learning instead. Read More


WFMZ, March 12, 2020

Panel at Muhlenberg addresses concerns about coronavirus

The College brought together a panel of experts from various fields, such as economic, social and medical anthropology, to share facts. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, March 12, 2020

Local Schools Make Big Bet on Renewable Energy

For the first time, we're going to be able to neutral out our electricity carbon footprint," said Kalyna Procyk, who heads up sustainability at Muhlenberg College. Read More


WFMZ, March 12, 2020

Panel at Muhlenberg College addresses concerns about coronavirus

The faculty members talked about the health aspects as well as the effects of the virus on the community as a whole. Read More


The Morning Call, March 10, 2020

Money can't buy elections, and other Super Tuesday lessons

Opinion piece by George Heitmann, professor emeritus of economics at Muhlenberg. Read More


The Morning Call, March 10, 2020

Why Not Me

Jason Brader, the former Muhlenberg standout who has helped to develop numerous local athletes through his FASST Performance Center, has written a book. Read More


Reading Eagle, March 10, 2020

Here's Why the Census is Important

It ensures political power is fairly allocated among the states and within states at the local level, which really matters for PA, says Chris Borick, director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


Glass Online, March 09, 2020

Bird-safe Glass Explained

Walker Glass is highlighting the importance of bird-safe building practices in collaboration with Daniel Klem, Jr., renowned ornithologist and professor of biology at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 09, 2020

Pennsylvania's Monroe County could play an important role in the presidential outcome

Christopher Borick, director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion, believes that Monroe could emerge as an indicator of how Pennsylvania votes. Read More


Tribune Democrat (pa), March 07, 2020

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art names new director, senior curator

Muhlenberg alumna Sarah E. Henrich brings 40 years of experience within the museum field. Read More


Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 06, 2020

Biden's revived campaign puts Pennsylvania primary in play

Biden's recent success puts the entire race in an interesting perspective in a state that gave Trump a razor-thin edge, says Chris Borick, director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


Patriot News, March 06, 2020

Trump comes to Joe Biden's turf in Pa., but pays scant attention to Democratic rival

The situation looked better for Trump in a Feb. 27 Muhlenberg poll which found him tied with Biden, but that poll was conducted days before Super Tuesday and Biden's resurgence. Read More


Associated Press, March 05, 2020

Trump store plants the campaign's flag in heart of contested Philadelphia suburbs

Both Democrats & Republicans view Bucks County in play in 2020, says Chris Borick of Muhlenberg's Institute of Public Opinion (Article ran in 166 media outlets.) Read More


The Morning Call, March 04, 2020

Coronavirus concerns fuel Lehigh Valley shoppers to stock up on cleaning, other products

Recommendations from Muhlenberg professor of public health Chrysan Cronin on how to stop the spread of coronavirus. Read More


WHYY, March 04, 2020

Democrats could field an anti-fracking candidate in 2020. Can they win in Pennsylvania?

A Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll conducted in February found 42 percent of voters in the state opposed a fracking ban, with 38 percent in favor. Read More


City Journal (manhattan Institute), March 03, 2020

Professor of Political Science Chris Borick believes that rural Monroe County, Pennsylvania, could be an indicator for how Pennsylvania votes in the 2020 Presidential Election. Read More


Los Angeles Times, March 02, 2020

Ethnic communities don't have a 'unified voice.' It's a challenge for 2020 candidates

Anthropology professor Sahar Sadeghi, a researcher on the Iranian diaspora, comments on the Iranian-American voice in the upcoming California primary election. Read More


Pittsburth Post-Gazette, March 02, 2020

Bloomberg campaign will open Pittsburgh office on Sunday

A Muhlenberg/Morning Call poll, which includes rankings on Democratic nomination contenders compared to President Trump, is cited. Read More


Los Angeles Times, March 01, 2020

Ethnic communities don't have a 'unified voice.' It's a challenge for 2020 candidates

Anthropology professor Sahar Sadeghi, a researcher on the Iranian diaspora, comments on the Iranian-American voice in the upcoming California primary election. Read More


Fox 56, February 29, 2020

As Scranton prepares for President Trump's first town hall since 2016, the nation's pollsters eye Trump's ratings against Democratic challengers. The latest Muhlenberg/Morning Call poll is referenced. Read More


The Morning Call, February 29, 2020

Muhlenberg falls to Swarthmore in Centennial men's basketball semifinals

A productive and satisfying season has come to an end for the Muhlenberg College men's basketball team at the hands of the only team in the the NCAA with an undefeated record. Read More


The Morning Call, February 28, 2020

Pennsylvania voters split on fracking ban, say gas drilling 'major boost' to state economy

According to a new statewide Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll, 42% of Pennsylvanians oppose a ban on fracking, 38% support a moratorium, with 20% undecided.


The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 28, 2020

Trump is looking stronger in Pennsylvania, a new poll shows - but a double-whammy looms large

A 'potentially damning confluence of factors' with the likely economic impact of the coronavirus and Trump's already low health care poll numbers, says MCIPO Director Chris Borick. Read More


New York Magazine, February 28, 2020

Why Bernie May Benefit From the Threat of a Contested Convention

Muhlenberg College (an A+ pollster, per 538) released a poll of Pennsylvania in which Sanders is the only Democrat who bests the incumbent president. Read More


The Hill, February 28, 2020

Poll: Trump tied all 2020 Democrats in Pennsylvania

Sen. Bernie Sanders fares best among Democratic candidates against Trump in Pennsylvania, based on the new Muhlenberg College poll. Read More


University Business, February 28, 2020

How four colleges teamed up to buy solar power

Only about 40 of the nation's approximately 4,200 colleges and universities have launched large-scale renewable energy projects. Read More


Channel 69 News, February 27, 2020

Lehigh Valley colleges monitoring coronavirus ahead of spring break travel

The dean of students and health center executive director at Muhlenberg College to check into any travel restrictions, travel advisories or any other recommendations being offered. Read More


The Morning Call, February 27, 2020

New Pennsylvania poll: Trump closes gap on all Democratic presidential rivals

A new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll shows Trump doing better against potential Democratic rivals than he did in a similar poll three months earlier. Read More


Easton Express-Times, February 26, 2020

New solar farm in Texas will source huge energy program for area colleges

Muhlenberg College President Kathleen Harring said the partnership "along with our other environmental initiatives, enables our campus to have a carbon-neutral electricity footprint for the first time." Read More


The Morning Call, February 25, 2020

Lehigh Valley colleges announce joint agreement to buy cleaner energy and reduce carbon footprint

Lehigh University, Lafayette College, Muhlenberg College and Dickinson College are the first colleges & universities in Pennsylvania to enter a power purchasing agreement Read More


University Business, February 25, 2020

How four colleges teamed up to buy solar power

All four institutions will mitigate 100% of electricity-related emissions. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 25, 2020

These Pa. colleges are going all in on renewable, with a little help from a Texas solar farm

Muhlenberg College and the other colleges signed a virtual power-purchase agreement to support production from of a 45.9-megawatt share of a new 200-acre solar farm. Read More


The Score, February 25, 2020

Impact of CTE doctor's tattered legacy is buried in the details

Kathleen Bachynski, assistant professor in public health at Muhlenberg College, advocates for more research on CTE as well as other long-term health risks. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, February 24, 2020

Right to Vote

Muhlenberg students and faculty members are interviewed about the College's history lecture series "A Century of Struggle: Women's Rights Before and After Suffrage." Watch Now


WLVT-PBS 39, February 23, 2020

Right to Vote

Muhlenberg students and faculty members talk about the College's history lecture series "A Century of Struggle: Women's Rights Before and After Suffrage." Watch Now


The Morning Call, February 21, 2020

Tony Iannelli's column: Black Excellence event sends a reminder that Lehigh Valley's future belongs to a new America

The Black Excellence event hosted by Muhlenberg College and the African American Business Leaders Council honored local leaders. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, February 21, 2020

Muhlenberg College's production of "A Raisin the Sun" runs through the weekend

(Begins at 9:00) Kiyaana Cox Jones, assistant director of the Multicultural Center, and students are featured in this segment. Watch Now


The Morning Call, February 20, 2020

Theater: 'Raisin in the Sun' highlights Muhlenberg's Black History Month celebration

Emmy Award-nominated guest artist Jeffrey Page is directing the production, Feb. 20-23, presented by Muhlenberg College Theatre & Dance Department. Read More


The Morning Call, February 19, 2020

Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra to feature soprano Fiona Gillespie

The orchestra presents "A Viennese Afternoon" on Sunday with special guest concert soloist and folk musician Fiona Gillespie, who teaches voice and opera workshop at Muhlenberg. Read More


The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 19, 2020

The New Ph.D.: Momentum grows to rewrite the rules of graduate training.

History Professor Jacqueline Antonovich is featured in in this piece about rethinking doctoral training and her groundbreaking, collaborative public scholarship work, Nursing Clio. Read More


Hill Reporter, February 18, 2020

Worried About Bernie's Chances In Swing States? These Polls Should Ease Your Concerns

A November poll out of Muhlenberg College reveals that Sanders has a 5-point lead against Trump, by a margin of 50 percent to 45 percent. Read More


Easton Express-Times, February 17, 2020

7 years after daughter's death, Slate Belt parents carry on legacy of helping sick children

Amber Elchert '13 inspired a foundation. Scholarships are now available to Muhlenberg students who are seeking degrees that specialize in childcare. Read More


Pennsylvania Patch, February 14, 2020

16 PA Schools Among Best Value Colleges: Princeton Review

Princeton Review released its 2020 list of best value colleges, which includes Muhlenberg. Read More


Http://buckscountyherald.com/strayer-middle-s, February 13, 2020

Strayer Middle School students training as "upstanders"

They attended the "Youth and Prejudice: Reducing Hatred" conference at Muhlenberg College, designed to connect the atrocities of Nazi Germany to modern-day actions of hate and teach students to be "upstanders" vs. "bystanders." Read More


Lehigh Valley Business, February 12, 2020

Muhlenberg's new graduate programs target employers' needs

Muhlenberg College in Allentown is offering two new graduate programs this fall with a goal to build knowledge in skills that are increasingly in demand by employers. Read More


Inside Higher Ed, February 11, 2020

New Programs

Muhlenberg College is starting master's programs in applied analytics and organizational leadership. Read More


National Public Radio (NPR), February 11, 2020

Proposals To Ban Fracking Could Hurt Democrats In Key States

Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes in 2016 were decided by about 44,000 votes, or less than 1% of the electorate in that race, says Chris Borick, Director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


WFMZ, February 10, 2020

History's Headlines

Muhlenberg archivist Susan Falciani Maldonado, on "An Innovation Revisited: 170 Years of Women on Campus," an exhibit that opened on January 23 and will close on April 24. Read More


The Morning Call, February 07, 2020

Your View: Which politicians will benefit from the impeachment trial?

Op-ed from George Heitmann, professor emeritus of economics at Muhlenberg College. Read More


WFMZ, February 07, 2020

Out and About: Muhlenberg's 'Master Choreographers' showcases choreography, dancers

The College dance program, featuring 60 dancers, will showcase original works by seven world-class choreographers this weekend. Read More


WHYY, February 05, 2020

Wolf's support for petrochemicals raises climate worries as Pennsylvania tries to cut carbon emissions

Professor Chris Borick weighs in. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 05, 2020

Michael Bloomberg rallies supporters in Philly

Jordan Zucker, a senior at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, said he thinks Bloomberg could beat Trump but is concerned about his appeal to youth voters, black voters, Hispanic voters. Read More


WFMZ, February 05, 2020

Events in Lehigh Valley to honor Black History Month

At Muhlenberg, there's a host of activities, including Feb. 13's Celebration of Black Excellence. Kiyaana Cox Jones with Multicultural Life says the college will also perform the landmark play "Raisin in the Sun." Read More


Time, February 04, 2020

How Black Lives Matter Is Changing What Students Learn During Black History Month

Maye-gan Brown '20 is quoted, sharing how taking Philadelphia's required 9th grade class gave her a new perspective on civil rights. Read More


National Public Radio (NPR), February 03, 2020

Wolf's support for petrochemicals raises climate worries as Pennsylvania tries to cut carbon emissions

Chris Borick, a political science professor at Muhlenberg College, thinks in a purple state like PA, Wolf's balancing act might provide a blueprint for other Democrats to win elections. Read More


The New Yorker, February 03, 2020

Exactly How Dangerous is Football?

Kathleen Bachynski, a public-health researcher who called the N.F.L. the "fox in the henhouse" of concussion research, published "No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis." Read More


The Atlantic, February 03, 2020

Youth Football Is a Moral Abdication

Today's concussion crisis gives the misimpression that the sport's hazards were only recently discovered, writes Professor Kathleen Bachynski. In fact, they've always been evident. So why do adults let children play? Read More


WFMZ, February 01, 2020

Muhlenberg College aims to educate public about effects of radon

Students including Meray Faragalla, & Brin Cardonick, along with Public Health Professor Chrys Cronin, recently conducted a four-year study on radon and designed Radonlehighvalley.org to include information in Spanish. Read More


Time, February 01, 2020

How Black Lives Matter Is Changing What Students Learn During Black History Month

After taking Philadelphia's required black history class in 9th grade, Maye-gan Brown, now a Muhlenberg College senior, realized "how much we center black men when it comes to civil rights," often leaving women out. Read More


WFMZ, February 01, 2020

Pa. could play larger role in presidential elections under proposed bill

Muhlenberg College Political Science Professor Chris Borick comments. Read More


National Scouting Combine, January 31, 2020

2020 National Scouting Combine Prospect Ryan Curtiss, Tight End from Muhlenberg College

A Q & A with Curtis '19 about his college career and plans for the future. Read More


Broadway World, January 31, 2020

Da Vinci Art Alliance to Present 'Mind Carnival,' an Interactive Kinetic Exhibition

Created by Muhlenberg alumnus David Deakin, the Philadelphia exhibit is made up of large installations and complex narratives, reflecting on the states of mind directing our world view. Read More


Glass Machine, January 31, 2020

Bird Friendly Glass

Guardian determined the effectiveness of the bird-friendly glass in multiple ways including a field test pioneered by Daniel Klem, Professor of Ornithology and Conservation Biology at Muhlenberg College that sees how birds and other wildlife react to the glass in nature. Read More


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 30, 2020

Sara Innamorato tosses support behind Bernie Sanders

The last significant poll in Pennsylvania -- conducted by Muhlenberg College and the Morning Call in early November -- showed Mr. Sanders with a 5-point lead over Mr. Trump in a hypothetical general election matchup. Read More


WFMZ, January 30, 2020

Signature Dish: Jay's Local offers oatmeal sundae, other creative dishes

Everything is locally sourced, and the owners enlisted the help of students from Muhlenberg College's Innovation and Entrepreneurship program for concept ideas. Watch Now


Easton Express-Times, January 29, 2020

The Lehigh Valley saw almost 100 days of poor air quality in 2018

Chrysan Cronin, director and assistant professor of public health at Muhlenberg, says it's making us sick and even killing us. Read More


Washington Post, January 28, 2020

Democratic unity splinters in key swing state as party prepares to take on Trump

In Pennsylvania, everything matters right now politically, said Christopher Borick, director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


The Morning Call, January 27, 2020

Muhlenberg basketball rekindles championship memories

In 1969, Muhlenberg's men's basketball team played Penn at the Palestra, but a loss to the Ivy League Quakers wasn't what the players were thinking about on the bus ride home. They were thinking about the Vietnam draft lottery. Read More


Parkland Press, January 27, 2020

Lecture series marks women's voting rights

A lecture series, "A Century of Struggle: Women's Rights Before and After Suffrage," began on Jan. 23 and continues at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11, with "Raising Our Banners: Women of Color Challenge the Mainstream Suffrage Movement." Read More


WFMZ, January 26, 2020

Playing careers ending for Zerbe twins

Big sister Maggie played at Muhlenberg and now works for the 76ers. Abbie is wrapping up her college career at Muhlenberg. Read More


Billy Penn (whyy), January 24, 2020

'Regular people' over Wall Street: How the Working Families Party could shake up Philly City Hall

Having a third-party alternative is probably a major shift in Pennsylvania politics, said Chris Borick, of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, January 23, 2020

Breaking Down the Rules of the Impeachment Trial

Impeachment is fundamentally a political process, not a legal one, said Professor of Political Science Lanethea Mathews-Schultz, who was interviewed, along with three Muhlenberg students, about the impeachment process. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, January 23, 2020

When Women Lead

Watch the full segment of the program which features Muhlenberg President Kathleen Harring as well as other Lehigh Valley female collegiate leaders. Watch Now


The Houston Press, January 21, 2020

The Band's Visit Comes to Houston and Good News, It's For More Than One Night

Muhlenberg alumna Jennifer Apple secured the role of Anna in the show, which is the winner of ten Tony Awards including Best Musical. Read More


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 21, 2020

State races drawing attention from national political groups

With PA set to lose a congressional seat by 2022, the next redistricting has enormous implications for state politics for a decade to come, said Chris Borick, director of Muhlenberg College's Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


Modern Ghana, January 21, 2020

Gender Ministry Applauds SHE-CAN Humanitarian Organization

SHE-CAN, a humanitarian organization that empowers young women from post-conflict countries to become productive leaders, announced the new scholars including Jennifer Maxwell, who will join Muhlenberg College in the fall. Read More


Glass On Web, January 21, 2020

At the National Glass Association Annual Conference, bird-friendly glass glazing was the subject of heated debate. Dr. Daniel Klem, an expert in the field from Muhlenberg College, weighed in on the importance of making windows safe for birds. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, January 20, 2020

When Women Lead: College Presidents Discuss Leadership, Education

President Harring as well as the leaders of Lafayette, Cedar Crest and LCCC discussed leadership and higher education in a forum last Friday. Watch the full program on PBS39 at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21. Read More


Easton Express-Times, January 20, 2020

That's a peregrine falcon on the Peace Candle. Will the threatened bird call Easton home?

Peter Saenger, president of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society and a specialist with the Acopian Center for Ornithology at Muhlenberg College, comments. Read More


The Morning Call, January 20, 2020

Here's why the Lehigh Valley is seeing massive flocks of snow geese, but are there too many?

If we get hit with a cold snap and a foot of snow, they'll be in New Jersey in a heartbeat, said Peter Saenger, specialist at Muhlenberg's Acopian Center for Ornithology. But they'll be back. Read More


Vox, January 20, 2020

The National Archives edited a Women's March picture to be less critical of Trump

The irony, says historian and Muhlenberg professor Jacqueline Antonovich, is "how easily we can sanitize the suffrage movement itself, blurring out all of the inconvenient parts we don't want to grapple with." Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, January 18, 2020

Muhlenberg College Kicks Off Opioid Prevention Project

Kevan Shah, a sophomore at the College, studied the impact of opioid overdose deaths in Lehigh County. Spurred by the results of his research, Shah sought to "mobilize" his campus community to address the county's overdose death rates. Watch Now


Neighborhood News, January 17, 2020

Nutley High School's Abby Scheidel is 7th Player in NHS Basketball History to Reach 1,000 Point Milestone

She will head to Muhlenberg College next fall. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, January 17, 2020

Muhlenberg College gets a $100,000 grant for opioid programs

Kevan Shah '22 is leading a fight to save Pennsylvanians from the opioid crisis. Read More


WFMZ, January 17, 2020

Muhlenberg College is teaming up with the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs to prevent overdose deaths

Kevan Shah '22 saw a need for education in opioid prevention. Read More


The Morning Call, January 16, 2020

Theater

Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre announces its 40th anniversary season with a frothy musical and two original works and 2016 Muhlenberg graduate Jakeim Hart is a cast members of "Sing Street" which is heading to Broadway April 19. Read More


The Valley Ledger, January 15, 2020

Muhlenberg celebrates 40 years of Summer Music Theatre with Two World Premiere Musicals

This summer's lineup includes 'Legally Blonde,' and a premiere of 'The Legend of New York' and the all-ages circus musical 'The Comedy of Wizards.' Read More


Broadway World, January 15, 2020

Walnut Street Theatre Presents a Kids' Production of Grace for President

Making her Walnut costume design debut is Carly Polizzi, one of two costume apprentices for WST's 2019-2020 season and a recent graduate of Muhlenberg College where she designed for Love and the Law and Antigone. Read More


Usa Today, January 15, 2020

Muhlenberg College coach Nate Milne was the Division III Coach of the Year. Read More


WFMZ, January 10, 2020

Warm winter weather causing flocks of snow geese to arrive earlier than normal

Pictures of flocks of snow geese are being captured all over, putting a smile on the face of Muhlenberg College's Peter Saenger. Watch Now


The Morning Call, January 09, 2020

New Pride guide exhibit spotlights the activism, history of the Lehigh Valley's LGBT community

Materials for the exhibit come from the Lehigh Valley LGBT Community Archive, a program of Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in partnership with the Trexler Library at Muhlenberg College. Read More


The New York Times, January 09, 2020

The Lehigh Valley rebuilt its economy after foreign competition wiped out its mills. Now good times and bad memories may both help the president.

Chris Borick, director of MCIPO, said the president remained popular among those who said they had voted for him in PA. Read More


E & E News, January 09, 2020

Could centrist Pa. governor chart Dems' course on energy?

The timing of Pennsylvania's primary could also help Democrats, said Christopher Borick, a political science professor at Muhlenberg College. Read More


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