Whether the subject is polarized politics or growing global conflicts, biomedical breakthroughs or emerging applications for AI, journalists know to turn to Case Western Reserve faculty for insight—and new ideas.
The past year saw 60 Minutes feature our biomedical engineers restoring feeling and movement. It also witnessed NBC Nightly Newsshowcasing students using Sears think[box] to help a photographer take pictures again. Plus, The New York Times highlighted a doctoral student’s discovery that an ancient fish wasn’t nearly as long as previously thought.
Read on to see some of the many ways campus experts helped explain the news—and, in some instances, helped shape it—over the past year.
Aggressive Medical Care Remains Common at Life’s End The New York Times: Siran Koroukian, associate professor in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, and Sara Douglas, the Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor in Oncology Nursing at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
What ISIS can teach us about drone warfare in Ukraine World Affairs, NPR: Shannon French, the Inamori Professor in Ethics, director of the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence and an associate professor of philosophy at the College of Arts and Sciences