Understanding the Affordable Care Act

Just days after the opening of online health-insurance exchanges required by the Affordable Care Act, the principal architect of the Massachusetts health-care system and chief adviser to President Barack Obama’s plan spoke at Washington University. Jonathan Gruber, PhD, a foremost authority on the federal Affordable Care Act, explained how the federal law works and how it will […]

A Career That Fits to a T

The curve of an S, the point of an A, the slope of an F. Because Ben Kiel cares what words mean, he has devoted his life to how letters look. He is a typeface designer. “To do this job, you need a trained eye and a lot of patience,” Kiel says. “It also helps […]