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Faculty members in national spotlight

October 22, 2008

Faculty members in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences have been in the national, even international, media recently. Terry Pettijohn was interviewed for a series of articles that addressed the connection between popular tastes and economic conditions. The article

first appeared in The New York Times and The New York Post on Saturday, Oct. 18 and has since been picked up by media far and wide, including: the BBC; International Herald Tribune, UK and France; The Dallas Morning News; PRLog in Romania; the Electric New Paper, Singapore, and Austrian National Radio, among others.

Jim Luken was quoted in an article about the uncertain future of the habitat supporting the Venus Flytrap. The story hit the media early in the month and ultimately appeared in more than 85 media outlets, one of which was CNN (, as well as: Jakarta Post (Indonesia); Macro World Investor; USA Today; The Miami Herald; The Charlotte Observer; Associated Press; The New York Times; Houston Chronicle and Baltimore Daily Record.