In the News


02.08.2016
The thorny ethics of embedding with do-goodersJack DoppeltColumbia Journalism Review
02.06.2016
Kids preserve fertility while fighting cancerTeresa WoodruffThe Philadelphia Inquirer
02.02.2016
Fertility issues for cancer patients can also bring legal headachesTeresa WoodruffReuters
02.01.2016
Kids preserve fertility while fighting cancerTeresa WoodruffThe Chicago Tribune
02.01.2016
Face-to-face beats texts for social closenessEllen WartellaNewsmax
01.29.2016
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closeness, studies findEllen WartellaGet Healthy
01.29.2016
Does the internet fail teens needing health information?Ellen WartellaNPR (WESA-Pittsburgh)
01.28.2016
Fertility consult in cancer care: Now a routine referralTeresa WoodruffMedscape
01.26.2016
Robert B. Reich: The volcanic core fueling the 2016 electionBenjamin PageThe Chicago Tribune
01.23.2016
Small classes - Do they really help kids learn?Diane Whitmore SchanzenbachCourier-Journal
01.22.2016
Clinton/Krugman defend "hardheaded realism"....and plutocracyBenjamin PageThe Huffington Post
01.21.2016
America the unfair?Benjamin PageThe New York Times
01.18.2016
Why do we want or need heroes?Alice EaglyBBC World Service
01.18.2016
Northwestern University president: ‘We all deserve safe spaces’Morton SchapiroWashington Times
01.18.2016
Why my campus needs 'safe spaces': Washington Post opinionMorton SchapiroThe Oregonian
01.15.2016
Public sector unions are under threat. Police unions may be a different story.Max SchanzenbachThe Washington Post
01.15.2016
I’m Northwestern’s president. Here’s why safe spaces for students are important.Morton SchapiroThe Washington Post
01.14.2016
How discrimination affects your hormone levelsEmma AdamNPR (WGBH-Boston)
01.13.2016
Hillary Clinton says women leaders are better listeners. Research backs her up.Alice EaglyVox
01.12.2016
The Wintrust Business Lunch: Jon Najarian, Andrew Herrmann, Matt Notowidigdo, and Robert RichmondMatt NotowidigdoWGN-Radio
01.12.2016
A social psychologist reveals why so many marriages are falling apart and how to fix itEli FinkelBusiness Insider (Australia)
01.11.2016
Researcher says income guidelines high for LB26David FiglioGrand Island Independent (Nebraska)
01.09.2016
Powerball jackpot soars to $800 millionMatt NotowidigdoWGN-TV
01.08.2016
More women report having same-sex relationshipsBrian MustanskiCBS News
01.08.2016
Does it matter what you think about gun policy?Benjamin PageWNYC (National Public Radio)
01.07.2016
Same-Sex Intimacy Nearly Three Times More Common for Women: CDC Brian MustanskiThe Philadelphia Inquirer
01.07.2016
Chicago's neighborhood schools hurting as choice aboundsMary PattilloThe Chicago Tribune
01.05.2016
Even insured can face crushing medical debt, study findsDavid DranoveThe New York Times
12.28.2015
Factchecking Clinton’s shaky cost-shifting claimCraig GarthwaiteTucson Sentinel
12.22.2015
Editorial: Only male subjects in basic science research? Not anymore Teresa WoodruffThe Chicago Tribune
12.16.2015
Watchdog likely to review expansion bid by Beth Israel groupLeemore DafnyThe Boston Globe
12.15.2015
Why violence is so contagiousWesley SkoganThe Washington Post
12.11.2015
What social science tells us about racism in the Republican partyJennifer RichesonThe Washington Post
12.11.2015
After Laquan McDonald’s shooting, Chicago targets police contract protectionsMax SchanzenbachMother Jones
12.10.2015
$15 minimum wage? Labor economists still not sureElizabeth Oltmans AnanatBloomberg News
12.10.2015
Why do so many grads go into finance and consulting despite long hours, stress?Lauren RiveraThe Boston Globe
12.10.2015
Chicago police contract scrutinized in the aftermath of Laquan McDonald’s deathMax SchanzenbachThe Chicago Reporter
12.10.2015
How Gilead priced its $20 billion blockbusterCraig GarthwaiteBloomberg Business
12.08.2015
Constitutional coups: How African leaders stay in powerRachel Beatty RiedlThe Toronto Star
12.07.2015
How ‘culture fit’ can be a shield for hiring discriminationLauren RiveraFortune
12.07.2015
Chicago gang violence 2015: Activists say city won't fund prevention programs that worked in Los Angeles Wesley SkoganThe International Business Times
12.03.2015
Sexually transmitted infections continue to strike young adultsTeresa WoodruffChicago Tribune
12.02.2015
Standardized testing works, depending on where you go to schoolDavid FiglioBrainiac
12.01.2015
Ted Cruz’s Four-Pinocchio claim that ‘the overwhelming majority of violent criminals are Democrats’Traci BurchWashington Post
11.30.2015
How more and better police could lead to less incarceration, explained by an expertWesley G. SkoganVox
11.30.2015
The 'word gap' takes root in infancy; so too should our efforts to close itSandra WaxmanHuffington Post
11.29.2015
A wealthy governor and his friends are remaking IllinoisBenjamin PageThe New York Times
11.28.2015
Demand, meet supplyJonathan GuryanThe Economist
11.28.2015
As Pope Francis calls for compassion toward the poor in Africa, what are African churches doing?Rachel Beatty RiedlWashington Post
11.26.2015
Native Americans should not be left out of ThanksgivingSandra WaxmanAl Jazeera
11.23.2015
Poor boys are falling behind poor girls, and it’s deeply troublingDavid FiglioWashington Post
11.23.2015
Commentary: Union contracts key to reducing police misconductMax SchanzenbachChicago Tribune
11.22.2015
How our words affect our thoughts on race and genderSandra WaxmanNautilus
11.22.2015
How diversity police halt progressLauren RiveraThe Daily Beast
11.19.2015
What the one percent wants from our politiciansBenjamin PagePacific Standard
11.18.2015
Many school-zone speed camera tickets issued without danger to kids, Tribune findsBruce SpencerChicago Tribune
11.18.2015
Elite jobs, hairdresser craftLauren RiveraBBC 4
11.18.2015
Design for America's Dr. Elizabeth Gerber shows how human-centered design can change the world for goodElizabeth GerberHuffington Post
11.18.2015
Stop, look, and listen: A behavioral approach to reducing teen violenceJonathan GuryanChicago Policy Review
11.17.2015
Frustrated college professors launch their own sex ed MOOC Teresa WoodruffThrob
11.17.2015
Is a national policy on school milk boosting lunchtime waste? Diane Whitmore SchanzenbachWBEZ
11.17.2015
Scientists now think that being overweight can protect your healthMercedes CarnethonQuartz
11.13.2015
College students go online to learn about sex Teresa WoodruffThe Conversation
11.13.2015
Free tuition won’t help students. These investments in community colleges will.Chenny NgThe Washington Post
11.13.2015
Need cash to hire a lawyer? Try crowdfunding Elizabeth GerberThe Marshall Project
11.12.2015
How being optimistic in your teens comes back to haunt you in your 30sEli FinkelScience of Us
11.12.2015
Sorry, singletons, but dating-site algorithms are fairly meaninglessEli FinkelThe Chicago Tribune
11.11.2015
For Iraq war resisters, it’s Vietnam all over againJohn HaganNow (Canada)
11.11.2015
The one thing about ‘matching’ algorithms that dating sites don’t want you to knowEli FinkelThe Washington Post
11.10.2015
Men and boys of color are philanthropic priority with good reasonDavid FiglioThe Chronicle of Social Change
11.03.2015
Average US teen watches nearly seven hours of media daily Ellen WartellaThe Christian Science Monitor
11.03.2015
The digital disparities facing lower-income teenagersEllen WartellaThe New York Times
10.31.2015
Upcoming conference delves into ‘boy crisis’David FiglioSanta Fe New Mexican
10.29.2015
Babe Ruth and earthquake hazard mapsSeth Stein, Bruce SpencerPhys.org
10.29.2015
Health care companies in merger frenzyLeemore DafnyThe New York Times
10.29.2015
Morning bitsDavid FiglioThe Washington Post
10.28.2015
Maybe it’s time to kickstart ErieElizabeth GerberThe Erie Reader
10.27.2015
The poverty cure: get marriedDavid FiglioThe Wall Street Journal
10.27.2015
Chicago has a high school with 13 freshmenMary PattilloWBEZ
10.23.2015
The case for all-boys’ schoolsDavid FiglioQuartz
10.23.2015
How much is a name worth? David FiglioNational Journal
10.22.2015
A disadvantaged start hurts boys more than girlsDavid FiglioThe New York Times
10.21.2015
Mary Pattillo's charter school research shows south-side students don't really have a choice Mary PattilloThe Chicago Reader
10.18.2015
Another Voice: Has technology altered our sense of community? Rachel Davis MerseyThe Buffalo News (New York)
10.15.2015
Baby boomers, don't be so quick to mock colleges on 'Trigger Warnings' and 'Micro-aggressions'Morton SchapiroThe Huffington Post
10.15.2015
Here's the skinny on the scary dangers of 'Dad Bod'Emma Adam, Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Craig Garfield, Thomas McDadeThe Huffington Post
10.13.2015
Who pays hospital bills when patients can't?David DranoveThe Atlantic
10.13.2015
Why no one really knows a better way to train copsWesley SkoganMother Jones
10.08.2015
CPS' 'high-intensity tutoring' tremendously successfulJonathan GuryanFox News Chicago
10.05.2015
A discussion on the fight for Speaker of the house with Prof. Harbridge Laurel HarbridgeDr. Carlos Show- Psychology Of Politics
10.05.2015
Why my sports dreams for my son may not come trueCraig GarfieldThe Washington Post
10.04.2015
Housing boom, schooling bustMatt NotowidigdoThe Atlantic
10.03.2015
The model minority is losing patienceLauren RiveraThe Economist
09.30.2015
How to teach your kids about screens when screens are your jobEllen WartellaFast Company