Associate Professor Naeemah Clark criticizes in newspaper guest columns an entertainment industry that perpetuates standards of beauty that celebrate lighter complexions over elegance also found in people with darker skin.
faculty & staff - in my words
Too many "filler words" are making too many people look less than confident about their ideas, and Mark Fox, who teaches public speaking in the School of Communications, offers suggestions in regional newspapers on countering the problem.
Associate Professor Dave Gammon writes in a newspaper opinion column about the tension between strong religious adherents and members of the scientific community, arguing how the two groups aren't mutually exclusive.
On the 50th anniversary of The Beatles making their American television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show," Associate Professor Michael Frontani shares insights in regional newspapers about early setbacks for one of the biggest bands of the modern era.
Associate Professor Prudence Layne authored a newspaper guest column for the MLK Jr. holiday in which she reflects on the shared legacies of the slain American civil rights leader and his counterpart in South Africa, the late Nelson Mandela.
Professor Pranab Das writes in a newspaper opinion column published across the region about the reasons climate change has subsided from public debate in recent years.
Liz Bailey in the Department of Health and Human Performance shares in regional newspapers her advice for setting realistic and obtainable goals for improving your life in the new year.
Professor Tom Arcaro illustrates in a newspaper guest column how humans now more than ever are looking beyond politics and lines on a map to provide comfort and aid to those in need.
Associate Professor Naeemah Clark in the School of Communications writes in a newspaper opinion column how several "reality" television programs don't accurately portray the roles African-American women play in their communities.
The recent kidnappings of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers in Syria are the backdrop to a newspaper column from Professor Tom Arcaro on the responsibilities people have to assist aid workers.
Public policy debates on addressing climate change are one thing, but in a newspaper guest column, Associate Professor Dave Gammon says it's time to move past disagreements about the scientific data proving that humans are largely the cause.
When a North Carolina school system temporarily pulled "Invisible Man" from its libraries, Associate Professor Anthony Hatcher turned to newspaper opinion pages to explain why such bans are misguided.
With relatives in Syria and steeped in its history, Assistant Professor Haya Ajjan writes in a newspaper guest column about the need for U.S. military involvement to end a brutal civil war while putting a stop to the use of chemical weapons in her home country.
Associate Professor Naeemah Clark writes in a newspaper guest column about the lack of minority female role models on television who can be a positive influence for all girls of color.