Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, Temple University assistant professor of criminal justice, talks with Rachel Maddow about the deeper problems within the Chicago...
Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal has his ancestral DNA analyzed during a special presentation of Left of Black, recorded with a live audience at the John Hope Franklin Center. The event featured a panel with Professor Rick...Show More Summary
A political battle is brewing over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s attempt to regulate the auto finance industry.
A Personal View, published today in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, highlights that the global diet is getting sweeter, particularly when it comes to beverages. This Personal View paper is written by Professor Barry M Popkin,...Show More Summary
A new book by Joe Henrich Professor at Harvard University makes the argument that our cultural evolution has gone hand in hand with our genetic evolution. It's an interesting argument, pulled together using data from several different sources. Show More Summary
When associate professor of pharmacy practice Tadd Hellwig of South Dakota State University and three pharmacy colleagues at the Sanford USD Medical Center noticed that some hospital patients given two common antibiotics developed kidney failure, they decided to take a closer look. Show More Summary
Biomedical Engineering Professor Elizabeth Hillman has won an NIH BRAIN Initiative grant, the first awarded to Columbia Engineering, for her work on SCAPE, a high-speed 3D microscope she has developed for imaging the living brain. Whereas...Show More Summary
Despite the media scare stories, trigger warnings are not widely used by college professors across the country, according to a survey released in full on Tuesday. They're not even widely demanded by students. And when they are used,Show More Summary
ACADEMIA’S DIVERSITY PROBLEM: Big 10 Profs, Staff Lean Way Left On Campaign Cash. “Big 10 professors and administrators donated more than five times as much to Democrats as Republicans over the last 25 years, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation analysis of OpenSecrets.org data. Employees at the conference’s 14 institutions donated $18.4 million to […]
“For centuries, philosophers have got music wrong by making it mysterious, says Lydia Goehr, professor of philosophy at Columbia University in New York. What really matters is what we do with the music.”
The promotion of healthy eating habits is an important issue across the United States, but research into it has largely been confined to urban areas. But one Drexel professor believes that interventions in the country can reach a significant...Show More Summary
Neatly nestled amidst the immaculately kept 'Bahishti Maqbara' cemetery in Rabwah, is the final resting place of Professor Abdus Salam, Pakistan's first Nobel Laureate and the first Muslim to receive the prize. The headstone markingShow More Summary
Thanks to the war on drugs, the representation of illicit substances in our media has been overwhelmingly negative. But as Miami University journalism professor Stephen Siff demonstrates in his fascinating book Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience (University of Illinois Press), that wasn't always the case. Show More Summary
While stress, travel, and changes of schedule are not likely to trigger a relapse, they can make multiple sclerosis symptoms worse and that can put a damper on holiday festivities. Professor of neurology at Saint Louis University Florian Thomas, M.D., offers strategies to keep MS symptoms in check.
Dr. Laura Pinto is a digital technology professor who has begun warning everyone that the Elf on the Shelf is preparing kids to be comfortable with police state surveillance. Merry Christmas! The Elf on the Shelf has become a widely popular tradition in recent years. Show More Summary
Falling oxygen levels caused by global warming could be a greater threat to the survival of life on planet Earth than flooding, according to researchers from the University of Leicester. A study led by Sergei Petrovskii, Professor in...Show More Summary
Terrorism…Bush’s fault (naturally) Perhaps a blood soaked vacuum? Atheism is now a race. Wow. Giving Trump a black eye Professor Brady Pretend churches always advocate for pretend theocracy They’re not really Islamoshitbags, they just need a job Killing Bambi Seven times…really. Hey, how about a hashtag too…that’ll work. I told y’all to save your Confederate […]
Here's the new Mickey Mouse cartoon from Disney on YouTube: "Wonders of the Deep." Mickey, Donald, and Goofy must save Professor Von Drake after accidentally jettisoning him out of a submarine. Watch the video here:
WHEN LAW PROFESSORS FIGHT: Phil Hamburger responds to Adrian Vermeule’s critique of his book, Is Administrative Law Unlawful?
By Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics, London Business School That’s essentially what the inclusion of the Chinese currency, the RMB or yuan, as the fifth global reserve currency in the IMF’s SDR basket, signals. Whether it’s a symbolic or deeper shift remains to be seen. In a sense, it’s unsurprising that [...]