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An Adelphi student getting interviewed by news media while social distancing; The microphone is on a pole and the newscaster and camera operator are standing away from the student.

While it was a challenging and in many ways tragic year, 2020 also saw Adelphi University and its community highlighted in the news media at a high level.

Here are 20+ stories that made headlines this year — and we wish everyone a good-news 2021!

January

  • Inside Higher Ed, Ditching the Syllabus Monologue

    Traci Levy, PhD, associate professor of political science and department chair, shares four tips for improving the first day of class in an op-ed.

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December

  • Huffington Post, 6 Subtle Signs You’re Dealing With Seasonal Depression

    Deborah Serani, PsyD, adjunct professor of psychology, shares her expertise in a piece about the signs of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). It appeared on other sites, including MSN. Dr. Serani has been quoted frequently during the year in national media, including via Mashable, Associated Press, the L.A. Times, ABC News, Forbes and many others.

  • Fox 5 New York, Inspiration for nursing students

    Adelphi and Nursing and Public Health Dean Elaine Smith, Ed.D., are featured in a story about nursing students being inspired by frontline health care workers. 

  • ABC News, Masks save lives, but may hinder communication

    Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty members Melissa Randazzo and Laura Koenig are quoted in a story about how masks may be impacting communication and overall health.

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