Greg Magarian, a constitutional law expert at the School of Law, writes an op-ed about a proposed Missouri regulation of public libraries, arguing that the requirements to protect children from “inappropriate materials” would “inject government bias into library funding” in violation of the Constitution.
Michelle Oyen, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, writes in Science Advances about how recent engineering advances provide new tools and techniques to alleviate poor pregnancy outcomes that can lead to maternal and fetal death and long-term medical complications.
Sunita Parikh, in Arts & Sciences, writes on the “Human Ties” blog about the recent World Cup in Qatar, the juxtaposition of thrilling moments on the field with ugly business and political elements behind major sporting events and the concept of “sportswashing.”
David H. Perlmutter, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and the George and Carol Bauer Dean of the School of Medicine, explains the school’s decision to no longer submit data to U.S. News & World Report to support their “best medical schools” survey and ranking.
Jennifer Heemstra, the Charles Allen Thomas Professor of Chemistry in Arts & Sciences, discusses the #MentorFirst initiative, which emphasizes being a mentor to students while also conducting excellent research, in a post on the Biomedical Beat Blog.
Markus Baer, at Olin Business School, takes part in a podcast episode to discuss his research on why some first-time producers struggle to repeat their initial creative success.
To convict Baldwin of manslaughter – assuming the case goes to trial – the prosecutor will have to convince a jury of two things, writes law professor Peter Joy in The Conversation.
In this episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast, learn more about one of the leading problems associated with long COVID-19. Researchers at the School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System are learning how and why a respiratory virus is affecting the brain, particularly causing a condition known as brain fog.
Sociologist Adia Harvey Wingfield, in Arts & Sciences, studies gender and racial inequality in the workplace and writes that while the United States workforce has increased in diversity, employers’ policies and hiring practices aren’t making enough progress.
The next time you hear a friend assert that fitness is their new religion, know that it might not be just hyperbole. Rather, it reflects how religious meanings attached to the body have endured, transformed – and are now available for purchase at the nearest fitness studio, writes Cody Musselman.
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