February 18, 2020
Sophia Rosenfeld, PhD ’96, is Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches European intellectual and cultural history. In her latest book, Democracy and Truth , Rosenfeld explains how lessons from the... Read More
February 12, 2020
Whether they are targeting soybeans or dishwashers, computers or cheese, tariffs—once the minutiae of treaties—are making headlines. Traditionally levied to counter other economic factors, tariffs have become a weapon in our ongoing trade wars with... Read More
December 2, 2019
Emilie Josephs, a PhD student at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, is discovering that the way our brain processes vision is even more complex than scientists initially thought.Read More
November 13, 2019
In 2015, the World Science Fiction Society faced a problem with the voting method for the Hugo Awards, a set of literary awards it presents annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works of the previous year. A subgroup of alt-right sci-fi... Read More
October 17, 2019
Emilie Josephs studies how the brain processes small-scale, reachable spaces in which we perform most of our everyday tasks.Read More
September 20, 2019
Alexander L. Fattal, PhD ’14, examines the role of media in the decades-long military conflict between the Colombian state and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).Read More
September 4, 2019
Anthony Abraham Jack's book, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students has galvanized national conversations about inclusion in American higher education.Read More
May 9, 2019
PhD student Hannah Cory says that nutrition education alone can't make teens healthy.Read More
April 29, 2019
PhD candidate Scott Richardson wants to use food literacy to create a healthier, more equal world.Read More
April 25, 2019
When you think “vegan” you probably think of activists railing against wearing leather and chowing down on raw tofu — not entrepreneurs offering up the latest foodie trends. Nina Gheihman, a PhD... Read More

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