Robert B. Hallock, Physics, is featured in a Daily Hampshire Gazette story about underinflated footballs, saying the advantage of one is minimal.

Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Psychological and Brain Sciences, was featured in a story about the public’s reaction to the ongoing controversy surrounding the use of deflated footballs by the NFL’s New England Patriots during their recent AFC Championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
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Nilanjana (Buju) Dasgupta, Psychological and Brain Sciences and director, Faculty Equity and Inclusion; Michael A. Rawlins, Geosciences and manager, the Climate System Research Center; Rebecca Spencer, Psychological and Brain Sciences; and Julian Tyson, Chemistry, have been named 2015 Public Engagement Faculty Fellows. Faculty fellows chosen by the university's Public Engagement Project (PEP) receive a stipend and technical training in communicating with non-academic audiences. PEP is supported in part by the College of Natural Sciences. Public Engagement Project

Peter Schloerb, Astronomy, and colleagues are among the first research findings to be published from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta Mission to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as published in Science. NBC News, Phys.org, Nanowerk, Republican, Christian Science Monitor, ECN Magazine, News release

CheckCell, a research tool designed by Emery Berger, Computer Science, and graduate students to detect spreadsheet errors is listed as one of 10 cool network and computing research projects. Networkworld.com