Can you trust the news media to tell you what you need to know about your health? Not so much, says Gary Schwitzer, an associate professor of journalism and mass communication who reviewed 500 health news stories that ran in 50 major U.S. media outlets over 22 months.
From acting to urban studies--and everything in between--CLA's dazzling menu of course offerings gives students a chance to sample or specialize in nearly any field. Here's a look at some new courses, intriguing seminars, and an exciting new major offered this fall.
“Visionary leader and strategic thinker"
When it comes to voting, the laws of attraction aren't as rational as we think.
Graduate student Justin Stewart turns everyday things into award-winning sculpture.
By Pauline Oo
A picture may be worth a thousand words. But for students in CLA music classes, they are also worth a thousand notes.
Sociologist Ann Meier looks at the affects of sex on teens' mental health. Adapted from a story by Rick Moore, University Relations
Graduate school entrance exam results don't create inequalities; they reflect them.
Pooling their expertise, two researchers cast some light on impulse buying.