The new president of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is Sean Blackwell, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth).
Apparently, some law school deans have better job security than federal court justices. Last year, a former dean at UC Berkeley School of Law stepped down during a sexual harassment scandal, but continued on as a professor. The former Dean, Sujit Choudhry, settled the case and managed to stay......
Professor Adam Winkler’s latest book tracks how American businesses earned much the same civil rights as individual citizens.
From Harold Pollack, mild-mannered professor at the University of Chicago, on the strategy for health care reform when Democrats return to power: Democrats will be much more ruthless the next time around. Pollack explains this further in more academic tones, but I’m not sure he needs to. Basically, Republicans waged a relentless 7-year war against […]
New research from an American University professor finds that teen attitudes towards drinking can be changed with the help of a short public service announcement.
Mazel tov, Professor!
By Jason Rantanen Next week is PatCon, the largest annual gathering of patent law, economics, and business professors. This year’s conference takes place at University of San Diego on Friday & Saturday, March 2-3, and features Joe Matal, Carter Phillips, Patent Pilot Program judges, PTO economists, prominent local attorneys, and over 50 academics (providing up […]
While some may see corporate diversity initiatives as nothing more than glitzy marketing campaigns, a PSU business school professor's research shows that companies that hire a more diverse set of employees are rewarded with a richer pipeline of innovative products and a stronger financial position.
(Portland State University) PSU business school professor's research shows that companies that hire a more diverse set of employees are rewarded with a richer pipeline of innovative products and a stronger financial position.
Stanford environmental professor Mark Z. Jacobson made a big splash in 2015 with a paper predicting that renewable sources could provide 100% of the energy needed in the 48 contiguous states by 2050. But he made an even bigger splash last September, when he responded to a critique of his claim...
This is a really interesting exchange between Stephen Nolan and Professor Brian Walker this morning which is worth listening to in full. I have often debated this myself with other people in the media more generally. Are platforms, including Slugger part of the problem in a divided society? This is something I know people do ask themselves. Show More Summary
In 2014, W. E. Moerner, the Harry S. Mosher Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for co-developing a way of imaging shapes inside cells at very high resolution, called super-resolution microscopy. Now, he and his lab have created a new microscope that produces 3-D nanoscale images of mammalian cells in their entirety.
"This is not a new discovery," said Mark Bonta, assistant teaching professor of earth sciences at Penn State Altoona, when asked about the firehawks.
New York researchers are doing a pilot study of whether a Mediterranean diet can reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms and improve patients’ quality of life. Dr. Ilana B. Katz Sand, an assistant professor of neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is leading the research. Show More Summary
By J. Andrew Deman,, Professor, University of Waterloo. The theme at the core of Rowling’s wizarding world speaks directly to a universal human reality: The struggle to come to terms with our mortality.... The post Harry Potter and the surprisingly poignant literary theme appeared first on...
A professor of photojournalism ethics wrestles with the question of whether the media should run images of carnage following gun violence. The post When the Media Cover Mass Shootings, Would Depicting the Carnage Make a Difference? appeared first on PDNPulse.
From Professor Tim Duy at Fed Watch: Fedspeak Reiterates Gradual Path Fed speakers continue to reiterate that policy remains on a gradual path of tightening. So far, the inflation data and brightening economy has more emboldened their commitment to gradual rate hikes than a faster pace of hikes. Show More Summary
The architect of Mayor Bill de Blasio's signature prekindergarten program will depart in March—and a Massachusetts Institute Technology urban planning professor will take his place. J. Phillip... To view the full story, click the title link.
Already there are impatient calls to expand medically assisted suicide and euthanasia. Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD, the influential Director of the Health Law Institute and Professor of Law at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota and writer of the Medical Futility Blog, wrote an article last December titled “Medical Aid in […]
Michelle Malkin: Two adult men, occupying lofty perches as law professors, argued this week that the voting age in the U.S. should be lowered to 16 because some high school survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting who want gun control...