Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

Grace Choi aims to redefine food insecurity on college campuses

It’s hard for college students to find time to cook or prioritize eating well, says Choi. She has found that although many researchers connect students’ socioeconomic statuses to their eating habits, almost none gauge what dining options students had access to in the first place, or what factors drive their food choices.


Nixon’s China visit, 50 years later

On the 50th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s historic visit to the People’s Republic of China, David Eisenhower discusses the significance of the milestone amid the fraying relations between the two nations. 

Kristen de Groot

Viewing 2021 through a lens

Photojournalist Kylie Cooper’s annotated photo essay about the liminality of 2021 captured the Capitol insurrection, the Ground Zero commemoration of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and more.

From Annenberg School for Communication

In the News

London School of Economics and Political Science

Much more than meh: The 2022 Northern Ireland Assembly Elections

Brendan O’Leary of the School of Arts & Sciences discuss the results of this year's Northern Ireland Assembly election.


AP News

‘Fiery’ Psaki ending tenure as a top White House messenger 

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says the departing press secretary has respected the media while answering questions in ways that provided real information.


U.S. News

Week off social media boosts mental health: Study

Melissa Hunt of the School of Arts & Sciences says that staying off social media is not the answer to internet addiction; it’s learning how to use these sites in healthy ways.


The good and bad news about housing for LGBTQ Americans

Amy Hillier of the School of Social Policy & Practice says that more needs to be done to bring more queer and intersectional approaches to fair housing.



Pennsylvania’s crowded field of Republican gubernatorial candidates

Daniel Hopkins of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the likelihood of Democrat Josh Shapiro winning the Pennsylvania governorship in a Republican-leaning year.