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Social Media Partly to Blame for Busybody Culture, Says Professor

The recent explosion of social media in our lives and domination of the air waves by so many "experts" are among the reasons people don't feel free to live their lives as they wish, according to Philosophy Professor John Lachs.

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Is Interstellar’s Science So Stellar?

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Interstellar features astronauts who take a wormhole ride to another galaxy to explore planets around a massive black hole. In a conversation last week, Berkeley Lab's David Schlegel discussed the science in the movie and what Hollywood could learn from scientists about fantastic settings in outer space.

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Child Development Expert Professor Roberta Golinkoff Gives Tips on What Toys You Should Be Buying This Holiday Season

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UAB Presents “Warhol: Fabricated” Exhibition Jan. 9-Feb. 28, 2015

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The first major show by an artist of global renown at the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts since its opening in January 2014, “Warhol: Fabricated” will be a remarkable presentation of private and public Warhol pieces that have never before been exhibited together. This innovative exhibition will combine nine Warhol screen prints and 90 photographic prints owned by UAB with loaned pieces from the Andy Warhol Museum, the Booth Western Art Museum, the Birmingham Museum of Art, beta pictoris gallery and private collectors, and an iconic photo of Warhol from internationally recognized photographer Bob Adelman. In addition, well-known New York-based contemporary artist Charles Lutz will display works from his “Denied Warhol Paintings and Sculpture” series.

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Student Entrepreneur Coffee Will Fuel Ideas at UN for Women's Entrepreneurship Day

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Nearly 100 pounds of Clarkson Entrepreneur Coffee will fuel the ideas of the participants in the inaugural Women's Entrepreneurship Day at the United Nations on November 19.

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Want to Improve Your Putt? Try Listening to Jazz

Listening to jazz music while putting can boost your performance on the putting green, according to new university research. While any kind of music improves performance compared to listening to no music at all, jazz is the most effective musical genre for improving putting.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday Experts From DePaul University Discuss Internet Security, Consumer Psychology, Advertising, Procrastination

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Mia Love Congressional Victory Hints at GOP Diversity Potential

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Bad Girls Gone Good: How Disney Is Reinventing the Villainess

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Disney made a lucrative industry out of princesses. With the release of “Maleficent” earlier this year — which drops on Blu-Ray, DVD and digital download on Nov. 4 — they may have discovered a new vein in that marketing gold mine: misunderstood bad girls.

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A Halloween Treat: Derek Hough of Dancing with the Stars Visits Patients at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Derek Hough of Dancing With the Stars hands out Halloween cards at Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Halloween. Dressed as the Cowardly Lion, Hough joined hospital supporters, friends in the community and citizens from around the world (Australia, Peru, Sweden) helped generate more than 16,000 cards during the weeklong card drive held on CHLA.org.

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