John Kuk, a postdoctoral fellow in sociology in Arts & Sciences, co-writes an analysis in The Washington Post about Republicans’ position on trade in light of President Donald Trump’s imposition of tariffs on Chinese goods.
Michelle Purdy, of Arts & Sciences, writes a perspective piece in The Washington Post about black students’ experience in private K-12 schools and the racism they continue to face.
The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the School of Medicine has released a free resource, “8ight Ways to a Healthier Weight and Lower Risk of Cancer,” available online. Evidence-based tips include watching portion sizes, avoiding sugary drinks and getting active.
Tom Keeline, of the Department of Classics in Arts & Sciences, is co-host of a new podcast in Latin, titled “Philologia Perennis,” which delves into Latin topics through the ages.
Denise E. Wilfley, of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine, is senior author of a newly published book that serves as a guide to using psychotherapy to treat childhood obesity.
From civil rights and women’s suffrage to the Tea Party movement and #MeToo, moral crusades can shape an era. Arts & Sciences anthropologist and psychologist Pascal Boyer investigates why people get involved, how movements gain traction and what happens when they succeed.
Business schools must study their markets carefully to determine how they can push themselves in wholly new directions. Benjamin Akande, senior adviser to the chancellor and director of the Africa initiative, writes a piece in BizEd.
Marie Griffith, director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, writes in the journal Religion & Politics about Southern Baptists’ views on gender roles and the denomination’s political influence.
How does Shakespeare fit together with business? This spring, as Henry Schvey of Arts & Sciences writes, Olin Business School brought the two together for an event almost unimaginable elsewhere in the United States.
Supreme Court scholar Lee Epstein co-writes an op-ed in The New York Times about President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination and how judges’ voting has become more predictable over time based on who appointed them.