Expert Pitches

Expert pitch: Importance of flu shots

  The flu season typically occurs between October and May, with flu activity peaking between December and February. Health practitioners encourage everyone over the age of 6 months to get a flu shot. Cindy Studenic-Lewis, assistant dean of the College of Nursing, is available to discuss the importance and role of the flu vaccine in […]

Expert Pitch: Nobel Prize in physics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 Tuesday morning — one half to David J. Thouless, the other half jointly to F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.  Florida State University Professor Laura H. Greene is available […]

Expert Pitch: Wells Fargo sales scandal

On Sept. 8, Wells Fargo Bank issued a statement regarding its sales practices. The bank reached agreements totaling $185 million with consumer regulators regarding allegations that some of its customers received products and services they did not request. Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf will testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The […]

Expert Pitch: Back-to-School 2016

As schools across the nation gear up for the new academic year, there are a variety of education issues students and teachers will face in the coming weeks, including Common Core/Florida Standards, language and reading development, and behavioral issues in the K-12 classroom.  Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on these topics:  […]