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Mosher Featured in Philadelphia Magazine Article on Metropolitan Expansion
"What all of this adds up to is a really complicated rewiring of activity patterns where people who live in the hinterland have greater choice as to which big city they gravitate toward for employment/shopping/sports-team fandom, where they can more easily travel to the big city they find most appealing," says Anne Mosher, associate professor of geography and the environment.
See related: Infrastructure, Rural Issues, United States, Urban Issues
Griffiths Speaks with Pluribus News About American Secessionist Movements
“Those processes, they’re hard to pull off. You need to have both sides in agreement. It just doesn’t happen that much,” says Ryan Griffiths, associate professor of political science. “The thresholds for success are just too high to make it work.”
See related: Political Parties, Rural Issues, State & Local, United States
Robinson weighs in on Price Chopper, Tops merger in LocalSYR interview
"My biggest concern is food access in rural communities and urban communities alike," says Jonnell Robinson, associate professor of geography and the environment and director of the Community Geography program, adding, "and making sure that folks don't have to travel too far to get to a grocery store."
See related: Food Security, Mental Health, New York State, Rural Issues, Urban Issues
Monnat discusses COVID-19 impact on rural communities with KCUR
"It’s not just the rural health care infrastructure that becomes overwhelmed when there aren’t enough hospital beds, it’s also the surrounding neighborhoods, the suburbs, the urban hospital infrastructure starts to become overwhelmed as well," says Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion.
See related: COVID-19, Rural Issues, State & Local, United States
Monnat part of team recognized for research on rural America
See related: Addiction, COVID-19, Grant Awards, Longevity, Opioids, Rural Issues, State & Local, United States
Monnat quoted in BuzzFeed article on increase in US life expectancy
See related: Longevity, Rural Issues, United States
Monnat quoted in Marie Claire article on dermatology deserts
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Monnat study on opioids cited in CityLab article
See related: Addiction, Opioids, Rural Issues, United States, Urban Issues