Stone quoted by BBC reporter on workspace challenges

Posted by on December 5, 2016

Dr. Nancy Stone, professor of psychological science, was quoted in an article about challenges employees face when working in open-concept spaces. The article, “The Solution for Open Office Frustration,” by Bryan Borzykowski, was published Nov. 29 on BBC Capital.

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Gragg interviewed by the BBC

Posted by on October 6, 2015

Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Teaching Professor of history and political science, was interviewed for the BBC World Service show Witness for its episode “Noel Coward Plays Vegas” on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Coward, the famed English playwright, singer and actor, performed at the Desert Inn in Las Vegas in 1955. Gragg provided background on organized crime in Las Vegas, Coward’s preparation for his performances and the importance of entertainment in attracting gamblers to casinos.

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Fogg consults for BBC program

Posted by on August 28, 2015

Dr. Shannon Fogg, chair and associate professor of history and political science, recently served as a historical consultant for the BBC One program “Who Do You Think You Are?” The program explores the genealogy of well-known individuals. The episode Fogg assisted with features the story of actress Jane Seymour’s ancestors, who were Polish Jews that fled the Nazis in France during World War II. The program first aired in the UK on Thursday, Aug. 20.

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