In the News

Enhancing Life Project In the News

Our Scholars are frequently featured in the media, discussing their individual projects. Here are recent examples:

December 2016

Amit Pinchevski (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) delivered a presentation titled “The Third Witness: Testimony and Trauma from a Media Perspective,” given at the Center for the Study of Jewish Thought in Modern Culture Conference at the University of Copenhagen. A video of the presentation is available on Youtube. 

November 2016

Barbara Rossing (Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago) was featured on the front page of the Chicago Tribune, in the story "Hyde Park seminary to return 9th century New Testament to Greek Orthodox Church"

October 2016

Menahem Blondheim (Hebrew University) gave two interviews in Israel’s most-read news magazine (IBA’s yoman hatzahoraim) and a one hour interview for The Voice of Israel’s “Hidavrut.” All interviews conducted in Hebrew.

September 2016

Michael Luchs (College of William & Mary School of Business) had his course, Customer Insights, which was oriented around the Enhancing Life theme of ‘well being’, featured by his university in an article and a video.

August 2016

The Longevity Conference organized by Ruben Zimmerman (Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz) was included in the new Journal of the Faculty of Theology in Mainz, “MaTheoZ” (in German). 

July 2016

Jeffrey Haynes (London Metropolitan University) was part of a panel focusing on ‘Global Citizenship Education’ at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations 7th Annual Global Forum, April 25-26, 2016. He spoke for 10 minutes and the video of the panel is available here.  As a result of the panel, he gave an interview on UNAOC and religious extremism to an Iran-based news agency and a transcript of the interview is available here.  

The research project of Michael Luchs (College of William and Mary School of Business) has been featured on the business school’s webpage, a blog for alumni, and a local newspaper.

Daniel Sulmasy, “California Doctors Readying for Assisted Suicide Law,” interview with Larry Mantle on NPR show, “Air Time,” KPCC, KUOR, KVLA Radio, Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 21, 2016.

April 2016

Barbara Rossing (Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago) was featured discussing eschatology in a documentary titled Hell: A Survivor's Guide. You can watch the video here (password: hell). 

Ruth Farrell (Cleveland Clinic) worked as a bioethicist on the team that recently performed the nation's first uterine transplant. She was featured in several photos as part of news coverage of the event. Check them out here.

Research by Aasim Padela (University of Chicago) was featured in "Harper's Index," a regular feature in Harper's magazine. Take a look here.

Aasim Padela (University of Chicago) was quoted in the article “American Muslim Doctors Face Greater Scrutiny, Even Patients’ Suspicions” by Lena H. Sun, Washington Post, December 11, 2015. Read it here.

Christopher Scott (Stanford University) was interviewed for an Al Jazeera America documentary in its award-winning series Fault Lines, on longevity and gene research. Watch it here.

Christopher Scott (Stanford University) was interviewed by the digital news agency OZY. Read the article here.

Sebastian Sattler (University of Cologne) talks about drugs enhancing your brain at Jameda

Daniel Sulmasy (University of Chicago) was quoted in the article “Will California’s end-of-life law push lethal drugs over costlier care?” by Soumya Karlamangla, LA Times, Oct. 19, 2015, p. A1. Read it here

Daniel Sulmasy (University of Chicago) was featured in the article “Greater Palliative Care Knowledge in Nursing Homes Linked to Less Aggressive End of Life Care,” by Stacey Kusterbeck, Medical Ethics Advisor, December 2015; 39(12): 133-136. Read it here.

Nicole Vincent (Georgia State University) participated in an Intelligence Squared public debate in Washington, D.C., which was also televised. Watch it here.

Nicole Vincent (Georgia State University) appeared in a five-minute TV segment on CCTV America. The segment was entitled "The search for a pill to boost brain power." Watch it here.

Nicole Vincent (Georgia State University) was a guest on RadioTimes with Marty Moss-Coane, WHYY Philadelphia, PA, which was also broadcast on NPR. Listen to the interview here.