In the News


07.16.2019
A graphic suicide scene in ’13 Reasons Why’ drew outcry. Two years later, Netflix deleted it.Ellen WartellaThe Washington Post
07.16.2019
Study: Volkswagen cheated on emissions standards — and made thousands of kids sickHannes SchwandtVox
07.15.2019
There is no single, best policy for drug pricesCraig GarthwaiteThe New York Times
07.15.2019
Netflix alters graphic '13 Reasons Why' suicide scene after controversyEllen WartellaThe Hollywood Reporter
07.11.2019
Will touring musicians follow Hollywood in protesting states passing anti-abortion laws?Brayden KingBillboard
07.08.2019
7 emotionally hard (but necessary) questions to ask your partner before getting seriousEli FinkelBusiness Insider
07.03.2019
Would Medicare-for-all mean hospitals for none?Craig GarthwaiteThe Washington Post
07.02.2019
Varied bedtimes tied to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressureKristen KnutsonReuters
07.02.2019
New book follows Chicago women over a decade who have HIV or AidsCeleste Watkins-HayesWBEZ
06.30.2019
What happens when women run colleges?Alice EaglyThe Chronicle of Higher Education
06.28.2019
The dark secret of Lake Malawi: Trading sex for fishSeema JayachandranWBEZ
06.27.2019
Economy should not just be the search for wealth: Northwestern University presidentMorton SchapiroTaiwan News
06.26.2019
Walmart trims pharmacy jobs as company mulls health strategyCraig GarthwaiteBloomberg
06.25.2019
The myth of the solo superstarBejamin JonesForbes
06.25.2019
Want to boost the economy? Check the power of U.S. corporations, not ChinaBenjamin PageNewsweek
06.24.2019
Trump maps path on health costs that has few clues for consumersCraig GarthwaiteBloomberg
06.22.2019
Brain uses up half the energy in children, which might be major risk of obesity: StudyChristopher KuzawaIndia Today
06.21.2019
‘Trump fatigue’? NBC interview will test president’s ratings powerStephanie EdgerlyForbes
06.20.2019
Hiring discrimination is greater in France and Sweden than in the U.S.Lincoln QuillianPacific Standard
06.20.2019
White population way down in suburban ChicagoLincoln QuillianWBEZ
06.19.2019
Accuracy versus cost in the 2020 CensusBruce SpencerThe Chicago Crusader
06.19.2019
Hiring discrimination levels are highest in this country, study findsLincoln QuillianFox Business
06.19.2019
Non-white job candidates are most likely to face discrimination in this country (and it’s NOT the U.S.) Lincoln QuillianMarket Watch
06.19.2019
New KPMG report: Why current gender norms handicap female leadersAlice EaglyForbes
06.17.2019
The brain consumes half of a child’s energy, and that could matter for weight gainChristopher KuzawaNeuroscience News
06.17.2019
The brain gobbles up almost half of a child's energy—when this changes the risk of obesity may increaseChristopher KuzawaNewsweek
06.17.2019
Fund managers are more moral than you'd thinkMax SchanzenbachBloomberg
06.16.2019
The damage of dad-shamingCraig GarfieldThe New York Times
06.13.2019
Why startups and local communities are making controversial abortion laws a business issueBrayden KingInc.
06.10.2019
Being gay is linked to these biological mechanisms, scientists sayBrian MustanskiNewsweek
06.04.2019
Q&A with Celeste Watkins-Hayes author of Remaking a Life: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront InequalityCeleste Watkins-HayesEbony
05.30.2019
We don’t need science to know 13 Reasons Why had problemsEllen WartellaSlate
05.29.2019
Northwestern University's Medill journalism school appoints new deanCharles WhitakerThe Chicago Tribune
05.29.2019
Charles Whitaker named dean at Medill Charles WhitakerDiverse
05.29.2019
Charles Whitaker is the new dean of Northwestern's journalism schoolCharles WhitakerCrain's Chicago Business
05.28.2019
Want a happier marriage? Do any of these 6 rare things for each other often, says scienceEli FinkelInc.
05.24.2019
Yidan Prize Conference 2019 kicks off at Northwestern University Larry HedgesXinhua
05.23.2019
Chicago slips in population but is still third largest city in U.S. - for nowChristine PercheskiThe Chicago Tribune
05.23.2019
Census Bureau estimates show Chicago population decliningChristine PercheskiNBC News Chicago
05.23.2019
Census Bureau estimates show Chicago population decliningChristine PercheskiThe Associated Press
05.23.2019
No, night owls aren’t doomed to die earlyKristen KnutsonThe New York Times
05.23.2019
How is prejudice formed in young minds?Sylvia PerryWBEZ
05.19.2019
Fact-check: Pritzker’s latest sweeping tax claim falls flatTherese McGuireThe Chicago Sun-Times
05.17.2019
Did gun violence decrease under Mayor Rahm Emanuel? Depends where you liveAndrew PapachristosWBEZ
05.16.2019
How to prepare for the next recession: Automate the rescue planDiane Whitmore SchanzenbachThe New York Times
05.14.2019
This simple method could reduce gender bias in performance reviewsLauren RiveraInc.
05.09.2019
In science, grit counts as well as talentBejamin JonesThe Economist
05.03.2019
It’s never too late to start a brilliant careerBejamin JonesThe Wall Street Journal
05.02.2019
Think Biden and Trump are too old? Take a look aroundBejamin JonesThe Washington Post
05.02.2019
A new study found youth suicide increased After 13 Reasons Why's premiere. experts weigh inEllen WartellaRefinery 29
05.01.2019
Why the high-achievers have moved to 'shop' classJames RosenbaumEducation Week
04.30.2019
Researchers say there's a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wageCraig GarthwaiteThe Washington Post
04.25.2019
If the states don’t treat pharma as a utility, it may be ‘lights out’ for too many patientsCraig GarthwaiteSTAT
04.24.2019
Dads might be able to breastfeed their kids soon. Should they?Craig GarfieldFatherly
04.22.2019
EDITORIAL: Don’t ‘redshirt’ 5-year-olds out of kindergartenDiane Whitmore SchanzenbachThe Chicago Sun-Times
04.21.2019
Hospitals stand to lose billions under ‘Medicare for All’Craig GarthwaiteThe New York Times
04.19.2019
Why do people eat dirt?Sera YoungHow Stuff Works
04.19.2019
How Medicare may encourage higher drug costsCraig GarthwaiteAxios
04.18.2019
Sex and the cosmic cityTeresa WoodruffDiscover
04.16.2019
'We still have a long way to go': New report shows gender bias still at play in elections, despite improvementLaurel Harbridge YongThe Chicago Tribune
04.15.2019
Johnson Publishing company leaves behind rich legacyCharles WhitakerWTTW - News
04.11.2019
The effects of being poor can literally alter the human genes, study finds Thomas McDadeMarket Watch
04.11.2019
Poverty could leave its mark on genesThomas McDadeU.S. News and World Report
04.10.2019
American democracy is ailing. Thinking like an economist can helpMorton SchapiroThe Washington Post
04.07.2019
Poverty plays role in DNA structure changes, study involving Northwestern professor findsThomas McDadeThe Chicago Tribune
04.05.2019
In your department?Simone Ispa-LandaGarnet News
04.05.2019
Can poverty affect our genes? According to research, yes it can.Thomas McDadeMashable
04.04.2019
Poverty leaves a mark on our genesThomas McDadeScience Daily
04.04.2019
Filing your taxes is an expensive time sink. That’s not an accident.Monica PrasadThe Atlantic
03.31.2019
Is marriage obsolete? The first part of a weeklong series that attempts to understand marriage.Eli FinkelNew York
03.26.2019
Building a 'culture of evidence in education': A Q&A with Larry HedgesLarry HedgesEducation Week
03.26.2019
Health insurer stocks fall after Trump administration seeks overturn of Affordable Care ActCraig GarthwaiteCNBC
03.12.2019
'Short sleepers' get 4 hours a night and feel fine. But is their health at risk?Kristen KnutsonThe Philadelphia Inquirer
02.06.2019
Trump's goal of no new HIV cases by 2030 is possible, health officials sayBrian MustanskiU.S. News and World Report
02.06.2019
Blackface photo reopens long history of bigotry in medicineSylvia PerryThe Associated Press
02.05.2019
Can the U.S. end the HIV epidemic in a decade, as Trump pledged?Brian MustanskiSTAT
02.05.2019
Russia vows new missile systems as US withdraws from nuclear treatyJordan Gans-MorseWTTW - News
02.05.2019
Actually, it was Democrats who killed the 70 percent taxMonica PrasadPolitico
11.12.2018
Michelle Obama reveals she and Barack have gone to marriage counseling: 'We get help with our marriage when we need it'Eli FinkelBusiness Insider
10.25.2018
Trump’s new plan to reduce Medicare drug prices, explainedCraig GarthwaiteVox
08.03.2018
Health insurance for dummies: Why we cover pre-existing conditionsDavid DranoveThe Los Angeles Times
08.03.2018
Beyonce the gatekeeper? How African-American representation in media has evolvedCharles WhitakerThe Chicago Tribune
06.05.2018
Is a second American civil war possible?Benjamin PageThe Standard Examiner (Utah)
06.04.2018
The numbers that explain why teachers are in revoltKirabo JacksonThe New York Times
06.03.2018
Editorial: Getting illegal guns under our lax laws is a simple handshake dealAndrew PapachristosThe Chicago Sun-Times
05.31.2018
Takers or makers? How Americans decide who 'deserves' a safety netCeleste Watkins-HayesThe Guardian
05.31.2018
Why your job interviews are probably worthless -- and how to fix themLauren RiveraForbes
05.28.2018
Study: Many Chicago arrestees close to illegal gunsAndrew PapachristosThe Associated Press
05.24.2018
Chicago criminals are ‘handshakes’ away from illegal guns, study findsAndrew PapachristosThe Trace
05.12.2018
Common Sense Media Census measures plugged-in parentsEllen WartellaCommon Sense Media
04.15.2018
Do wage theft laws in Ohio harm or help workers?Daniel GalvinThe Cleveland Plain Dealer