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National and local media showcase faculty expertise

July 21, 2014

The local and national media continue to use MSU Denver professors as experts on many of today’s most important and controversial developments such as the escalating violence in Gaza, marriage licenses for same-sex couples and the latest in airport security issues. A snapshot of recent coverage follows.

Aviation and Aerospace Science

On July 17, CBS4 interviewed Professor James Simmons about FAA regulations not requiring children under age two to have to their own seat on flights.

On July 9, USA Today interviewed Associate Professor Jeff Price regarding growing airport security scrutiny of electronic devices and how it affects travelers.

On July 7, CNN interviewed Associate Professor Jeff Price concerning emergency response issues surrounding the Asiana airlines disaster.

Criminal Justice and Criminology

On July 5, The Denver Post interviewed Assistant Professor Jennifer Bradford about a lawsuit filed against the state of Colorado by a mother whose son was killed by his prison cellmate, a known violent offender.

On July 3, 7NEWS interviewed Professor Joseph Sandoval concerning safety protocol in a recent officer-involved shooting at Romero Family Funeral Home.

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

On July 7, Univision interviewed Assistant Professor Uwe Kackstaetter concerning the effects of hydraulic fracturing. (Segment is in Spanish.)


On July 8, Infobae published Assistant Professor Nicolas Cachanosky’s article about how Argentina nearly defaulted on its debt. (Article is in Spanish.)


On July 9, The Christian Science Monitor interviewed Associate Professor Craig Svonkin about J.K. Rowling's new book as part of the Harry Potter series.


On July 16, Banking Sense interviewed Lecturer Keith Fevurly about Social Security benefit issues and options.

Hospitality, Tourism and Events

On July 12, Wine Life Radio interviewed Professor Michael Wray about how specific glasses and specialty crystal dishware heighten how beverages taste.


On July 10, 9NEWS interviewed Senior Lecturer Darrin Duber-Smith about the smart watch trend.

Political Science

On July 14, 850KOA interviewed Professor Robert Hazan concerning the escalating violence in Gaza.

On July 13, 7NEWS interviewed Professor Norman Provizer about marriage licenses for same-sex couples and the implications for employers.

On July 2, FOX31 and CW2 interviewed Professor Robert Hazan regarding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) organization and the local Denver FBI arrest of a woman who conspired to support the terrorist group.

One World One Water

On July 11, Northern Colorado Business Report interviewed Director Tom Cech about northern Colorado’s impending water-rate hike.

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