Published Clips

Press Releases

How Do Sea Snakes in Salt Water Get a Drink?, Feb. 10, 2019 release about UF zoologists’ discovery that sea snakes go thirsty for six months until the wet season begins

Dengue immunity may buffer against Zika, study finds, Feb. 7, 2019 release about dengue immunity’s relationship to Zika infection

How Big Plant-Eating Animals Affect Biodiversity, Nov. 13, 2018 release about grazing animals’ effect on plant ecology

Merging Galaxies Fuel Supermassive Black Holes, Nov. 12, 2018 release about mergers of galactic nuclei

Exploring Strange New Worlds: “Star Trek” Planet Vulcan Found, Sept. 18, 2018 release about discovery of planet that resembles Spock’s home world

Researchers identify immune profiles that place people at risk of dengue, June 4, 2018 release about epidemiologists’ findings that dengue infection does not confer future immunity

Drought-induced changes in forest composition amplify effects of climate change on carbon storage, Mar. 21, 2018 release about biologist’s analysis of forest ecosystems

Justice in the age of locker room talk, Nov. 15, 2017 release about psychology professor’s anti-bullying program

“Engineered river diversions sequester carbon in deltas”: Oct. 9, 2017 release about our geologists’ study of blue carbon zones in the Mississippi Delta.

“Most dengue infections transmitted in or near home”: Mar. 23, 2017 release about our epidemiologists’ study of how urban geography affects spread of infectious disease. Picked up by Science Daily and other outlets.

“First Pluto, now this…”: Oct. 19, 2016 release about our astronomers’ discovery of the first close binary–binary solar system. Picked up by Capital Soup and other outlets.

“Setting the Gold Standard”: July 6, 2016 release about our physicists’ plasmonic synthesis of gold nanoprisms. Picked up by and other outlets.

Guest Columns

The arts have the power to save lives, Oct. 17, 2017, The Gainesville Sun

Assault must be taken seriously with education, Sept. 10, 2014, The Independent Florida Alligator

Firing gay teachers is an affront to civil rights, May 12, 2013, The Gainesville Sun


Denison Magazine Summer 2018:

Breaking Down Addiction (Q&A)
Magma Master (Q&A)

Ytori Spring 2018:
American Tales (Feature)

Sticks and Stones (Q&A)

We Are All Archie Carr’s Children (Feature)

From Kinshasa to Gainesville (Feature)

Ytori Fall 2017:

The Forest for the Trees (Feature)

Pure Imagination (Feature)

Vodou and Valency (Feature)

The Legend in the Loam (Student Profile)

Ytori Spring 2017:

More than Skin Deep (Feature)

Crab Love in the Garbage Patch (Student Profile)

Conservation Clues (Feature)

Biased? Who? Me? (Faculty Profile)

Ytori Fall 2016:

Above and Below (Student Profile)

Does Rosetta Stone Work? (Feature)

The Big Chirp (Feature)


“The Social Construction of Childhood Bullying in the U.S. News Media,” Journal of Contemporary Anthropology 4(1).