It might seem unusual that someone who researches how canines acquire knowledge based on information gathered from their surroundings would teach college students how to be happy. And yet, in her course Psychology and the Good Life, which attracted roughly one-quarter of the student body at Yale University last spring and became a global sensation, Laurie Santos applied her research on canine cognition directly to humans.
The midterm election results reflect a divided America that has lost its moral fabric. With just a couple of races still in the balance the day after a historical midterm election turn-out, there is enough data available to paint a clear picture on where the electorate stands and where we the people, stand as a society.
In July of 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began notifying recipients of federal sexual education funding through the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPP) that their five-year grants would end two years early, in 2018. Then, in August of last year, the Department issued a statement indicating plans to scrap the Program.
A resident of Pilsen for 14 years, Rosa Esquivel was concerned when she read Chicago Detours’ proposal. Esquivel is the board secretary for Pilsen Alliance, a neighborhood social justice organization representing the area's working class and immigrants, and she is no stranger to teaching others about gentrification.