2014-2015 Media Successes

Nancy Alexander:
Women’s eNews, “Here’s How I Found One Woman Missing from History,” April 5, 2015

Linda Arnold:
Pacific Standard, “A Simple Way to Save Lives—If You Can Afford It,” December 2, 2014
devex, “How to ensure newborn survival in resource-limited settings,” November 17, 2014

Claire Bowern:
The Hill, “Social science research funding ‘is’ America’s national interest,” October 31, 2014
Washington Post, “Why is bilingual education ’good’ for rich kids but ‘bad’ for poor, immigrant students?” October 24, 2014
Slate.com, ”Should You Talk to Your Child in a Different Language?” October 8, 2014
Talking Points Memo, “The Supreme Court Says Men Lactate, Too. So When Can They Start Breastfeeding?” February 9, 2015

Melanie Boyd:
Huffington Post, “The Case for Affirmative Consent (or, Why You Can Stop Worrying That Your Son Will Go to Prison for Having Sex When He Gets to College),” December 17, 2014

Diana Divecha:
Washington Post, “Americans are obsessed with parenting advice. So why are our kids so miserable?” December 3, 2014
Washington Post,Why college freshmen need to take Emotions 101,” September 28, 2014
The Hill, “Give our children a strong start,” February 10, 2015

Time, American Teens are Stressed and Bored. It’s Time to Talk about Feelings,” April 10, 2015

Lynn Fiellin:
Huffington Post, “The Power of the Crowd: Using Crowdfunding to Raise Research Dollars,” December 3, 2014 
Washington Post,Video games could make kids better, healthier people,” October 15, 2014
Boston Globe, “Opioid use in women is not just ‘a fetus problem,’” February 19, 2015
New York Times, “Yale Researchers to Study Learning Game Apps,” March 24, 2015 (interview)
Pacific Standard, “106 Cases and Counting,” April 14, 2015

Briallen Hopper:
The Huffington Post, What Veterans Have Taught Me About Teaching,” November 10, 2014
Los Angeles Review of Books, “White Christmas and Black December,” December 23, 2014
Huffington Post, “Here’s What’s Wrong with the OU Frat Boys’ Apologies,” March 13, 2015
Talking Points Memo, “My Father Is Against Gay Marriage–And Against The Indiana Law,” April 2, 2015
The Conversation, “Charging media for using police-shooting video may be the price of equal justice,” April 22, 2015

The New Inquiry, “Praying in the Closet,” April 24, 2015
The Conversation,Baltimore riots: the fire this time and the fire last time and the time between,” April 28, 2015

Vida Maralani:
Pacific Standard,Do We Really Want to See the End of Smoking?” December 3, 2014

Manisha Juthani-Mehta:
Yale Global Online, “To Contain Ebola Outbreaks, First Train Caregivers,” November 25, 2014
Pacific Standard, “Our Superbug Problem,” October 14, 2014
nextavenue​, “Why Infection May be a Good Way to Die,” January 12, 2015
Pacific Standard, “The Entire Indian Subcontinent Needs a Stool Transplant,” February 10, 2015
Pacific Standard, Do We Really Need Physician Recertification Testing?” April 24, 2015
nextavenue, What Will the End of Life Look Like?” April 27, 2015

Jaimie Meyer:
Ms. Magazine Blog, “‘Safe’ Sex with IUD’s Is Not Safe Enough,” December 8, 2014
Huffington Post, “Women’s Health Behind Bars: Not So Black and Orange,” December 18. 2014
The Boston Globe, “Opioid use in women is not just ‘a fetus problem,’” February 19, 2015

The Boston Globe, “Care for the dying, behind bars,” May 21, 2015

Melinda Pettigrew:
Washington Post, ”There’s a simple way to stop the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria,” October 2, 2014
Pacific Standard, “You Probably Have Herpes, so Stop Laughing About It,” February 13, 2015

Katie Politi:
The Hill, “Not the time to cut funding for cancer research,” October 6, 2014
WNPR, “The Nature of Cancer Cells,” December 28, 2014 (interview)
The Hill, “Fight against cancer needs federal dollars,” April 6, 2015

Judith Resnik:
National Public Radio, “Supporters Say Imprisoned Nun Is Being Held In ‘Unfair’ Conditions,” February 5, 2015
The Nation, “Can Less Confidentiality Mean More Fairness in Campus Sexual Assault Cases?” February 23, 2015

Cathy Shufro:
Huffington Post, “Wood Stove Smoke is Killing Us,” February 2, 2015
Yale Alumni Magazine, “The expat grandparents,” January/Feburary

Robin Stern:
Washington Post, ”Why college freshmen need to take Emotions 101,” September 28, 2014
The Hill“Give our children a strong start,” Feburary 10, 2015
Time, American Teens are Stressed and Bored. It’s Time to Talk about Feelings,” April 10, 2015

Vesla Weaver:
Slate.com, “Protest is Democracy at Work: We should be grateful for people who take to the streets,” December 23, 2014
Baltimore Sun, “High incarceration may be more harmful than high crime,” December 21, 2014
The Marshall Project,The Missed Opportunity of Robert Woodson: One conservative black activist’s campaign for community crime control,” February 25, 2015
The Conversation, “Charging media for using police-shooting video may be the price of equal justice,” April 22, 2015

Julie Womack:
Pacific Standard, “Should Birth Control Pills Be Available to All Women Without a Prescription?” November 4, 2014

Kimberly Yonkers:
Washington Post, “Stop telling pregnant women to go off their antidepressants,” October 9, 2014
Washington Post,Stop blaming mental health for gun violence. The problem is guns,” December 26, 2014
CNN, “The firearms tragedy we forgot about,” March 24, 2015

Raffaella Zanuttini:
Pacific Standard, “Our Language Prejudices Don’t Make No Sense,” October 22, 2014
Pacific Standard, “Don’t Fear Our Changing Language,” February 17, 2015