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Miami Media Highlights May 22-28

Miami Media Highlights May 22-28, May 26: Why South Asian Americans stan Taco Bell

Anita Mannur, professor of English, is quoted in this story about Taco Bell’s popularity among the South Asian community. Additional reports on this topic appeared on:

CBS News, May 25: Remembering Tina Turner

Tammy Kernodle, University Distinguished Professor of Music, appeared on CBS News to discuss the death of legendary singer Tina Turner., May 25: How Loot Boxes In Children’s Video Games Encourage Gambling

This article on how loot boxes in video games encourage gambling-like behavior was written by Jason Osborne, professor of Statistics.

Portland Press Herald, May 25: Commentary: Want to land at the top of hiring lists? Start learning Spanish

This article by Russell Simonsen, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese, talks about the need for Spanish-English bilinguals in the workforce. Additional reports on this topic also appeared in:, May 24: Experts Insights: What ways can individuals protect their savings from inflation?

Yao Henry Jin, associate professor of Management, wrote this article on how protecting savings from inflation depends on risk tolerance., May 24: Experts Insights: What is the most important thing one should know about supply in economics?

Yao Henry Jin, associate professor of Management, offers insight into supply with this article.

Yahoo!, May 24: Toy guns are off-limits for some families. Here's how to explain it to kids.
This article about how to discuss toy guns if you decide your children should not play with them quotes Doris Bergen, distinguished professor emerita of Educational Psychology. is quoted.

San Jose News Source, May 24: 6 Midwest “Flyover” Markets Not to Miss
This article recommends six Midwest cities for home purchases. Cincinnati ranks no. 1 with the article touting numerous higher-ed institutions including the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, and Miami University as a benefit.

CBS - WKRC, Local 12, Ch. 12, May 23: U.S. Surgeon General: Social media use among kids, teens poses mental health risk
This broadcast news story discusses the warning from the U.S. surgeon general in regards to social media and mental health. Kimberly Moore, dean of students, discusses conscious parenting and how it relates to screen time and social media.

AARP, May 23: COVID-19 deaths and cases in nursing homes decline nationwide for third straight month
This article reports that COVID-19 cases and deaths are declining. The report is derived from a dashboard developed by Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University and AARP Public Policy Institute.

Becker’s Healthcare, May 22: 'Invest in the best shoes you can': What experienced nurses want newer peers to know
This article in Becker’s Healthcare offers advice to new nurses from experienced nurses. Caitlin Jeanmougin, professor of Nursing, is quoted.

NPR-WVXU, Ch. 97.1, May 22: Senior SNAP recipients now have access to fresh, low-cost produce
This radio broadcast features the Council on Aging Senior Farmers Market program in Oxford, Ohio. Jennifer Heston-Mullins, associate director of research and senior research scholar at Scripps Gerontology Center, joins the conversation.