In the news: McManus book, tropical storm, ‘dude,’ Bionic Bowel, pool cleanliness
- Dr. John McManus’ latest book is the subject of a book review by Harry Levins in the July 30 issue of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The article is titled “John McManus Presses Through Pacific Fighting in Fine World War II book.” McManus is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history.
- Dr. David Rogers was interviewed for an AccuWeather story, titled “What the ‘big, big lessons’ learned from Hurricane Katrina mean now for New Orleans as Barry moves inland.” The article was posted on July 13. Rogers is a professor and Karl F. Hasselmann Missouri Endowed Chair in Geological and Petroleum Engineering.
- Dr. Gerald Cohen was interviewed for a Wall Street Journal opinion piece, “Keep Calm and Carry On, Dude” about the meaning and history of the word “dude” after British prime minister, Boris Johnson, used it. Richard Miniter wrote the article, published in the July 28 print edition.
- Catherine Pollman, who earned a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from S&T in May, and Vanessa Mahan, a senior in biological sciences, are featured in an article about their Bionic Bowel invention, “Two Missouri Biology Students Just Wanted an ‘A’ – Ultimately They Devised A Treatment for Crohn’s Disease.” The article was published July 31 on Startland, Kansas City’s innovation news site.
- Dr. Dave Westenberg was interviewed by MEL writer Quinn Myers about the cleanliness of swimming pools for the article, “No, you fools, the swimming pool is not a bath: Actually, it’s more like a toilet,” published in July. Westenberg is an associate professor of biological sciences.