Category: USA Today

Tom Brady turns 40: What are athletes doing to excel late in their careers?

USA Today mentioning Ann McKee, School of Medicine “Tom Brady turns 40 on Thursday, although his diet devoid of sugars, dairy and white flour could make the New England Patriot quarterback’s birthday cake different from most who celebrate the big four-oh…” Expert mention: “Ann McKee, director of Boston University’s CTE Center and one of the […]

Trump’s foreign deals risk Constitution clash

USA Today Jay Wexler, School of Law As president, Donald Trump could profit substantially from foreign officials seeking to influence the new leader of the free world, a development that would violate the U.S. Constitution… Expert quote: “There’s enormous potential for foreign influence over national policy, which is something we’ve always guarded against.” View full […]

Airbnb: 1M listings use booking service that stems discrimination on platform

USA Today Ray Fisman, College of Arts & Sciences Airbnb says it’s making strides in combating racism on the home-rental marketplace, pointing to the speedy uptake of a new feature that thwarts discrimination by rental hosts… Expert quote: I wish that there were clearer mechanisms for openness and an enhanced ability to be held accountable.” […]

What kind of first lady will Melania Trump be?

USA Today Elizabeth Mehren, College of Communication The historic 2016 presidential election keeps on producing first-ever landmarks, and that includes the next first lady of the United States, Melania Trump. Expert quote: She “will surely rise to the rather rigid strictures of a job whose very existence is something of an anachronism. Mrs. Trump has signaled […]

Study: Jupiter’s Giant Red Spot dials up planet’s heat

USA Today James O’Donoghue, College of Arts & Sciences Located some 500 million miles from the sun, Jupiter should be bitterly cold… Expert quote: “We could see almost immediately that our maximum temperatures at high altitudes were above the Great Red Spot far below — a weird coincidence or a major clue?” View full article