Health and Wellness

Empathetic Police Prone to More Problems on the Beat

June 28, 2018
Police officers with a strict law-and-order ideology hold up better under public animosity than their more empathetic peers.

Police officers who endorse an empathetic approach to criminal justice do not perform as well when they sense they are underappreciated, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Cities Must Prepare Better For Future Extreme Weather

June 28, 2018
Hurricane

We must build preparedness into everything we do, and we must do it together. 

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Slurpee Straw Inspires Surgery Innovation

June 26, 2018
Rylander Student Slurpee Straw Clear Cam

A thirsty group of engineering graduate students realized a Slurpee straw’s scoop-like end was the perfect shape to solve a common surgery problem.

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Rhetoric Should Not Drive the Energy Conversation

June 26, 2018
Energy

 We are much better served by engaging in civil discourse, fact-based discussion and rigorous debate.

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After Starbucks’ Racial Bias Training, What Comes Now?

June 22, 2018
Starbucks

We must hold all corporations and nonprofits to a higher standard over the long term. 

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