The Supreme Court Is Back in Session. Here’s What to Expect.

The School of Law’s Dan Epps, along with his colleague Will Baude at the University of Chicago, discuss in a Q&A the new Supreme Court term and “Divided Argument,” their podcast analyzing the nation’s highest court.

Podcast explores grief’s role in artistic expression

A recent podcast episode co-hosted by Arts & Sciences’ Abram Van Engen studies Lisel Mueller’s poem “When I am Asked” and examines how grief is explored through — and is a source of — artistic expression.

‘The sound of the future, 50 years on’

In a new book, Arts & Sciences’ Paul Steinbeck explores the innovations of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, an experimental jazz collective based in Chicago. He uncovers the group’s surprising rise to become international touring artists.

‘Benefits of time in greenspaces abound’

Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH, director of the Division of Public Health Sciences at the School of Medicine, writes an article extolling the physical and mental health benefits of spending time in parks and other outdoor spaces.

Gephardt Institute podcast offers ‘Voting 101’

“This Civic Moment,” a podcast by the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, explains terms and rules that new voters should know ahead of this fall’s midterm elections.

‘Why do comics get banned?’

Skye Lacerte, curator of the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library at University Libraries, writes on the “Human Ties” blog about comic books’ controversial history and censorship, ahead of a panel discussion Thursday, Sept. 22.

Benefits of time in greenspaces abound

For many reasons, try to get out and enjoy a walk in this park this fall, writes Graham Colditz of the School of Medicine.

Baer discusses awards and creativity research

Markus Baer at Olin Business School explains his research finding that awards and recognition of early creative accomplishments can decrease future creativity.
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