Writing for PinkNews as the UK heads towards a General Election, Andrew Reynolds and Gabriele Magni of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill look at how LGBT candidates performed compared to their straight counterparts in 2015.
In the Media
History department assistant professor Molly Worthen writes about why many evangelicals are supporting Donald Trump.
Scientific American writes about the work of geological sciences professor Tamlin Pavelsky on the effect of climate change on the Arctic region.
Exercise and sport science assistant professor Zachary Kerr talks about research that found that in high school sports, girls are around 50 percent more likely to get a concussion than boys.
History professor Joe Glatthaar talks to N&O columnist Barry Saunders about issues related to slavery, African-Americans and the Civil War.
The Nation reviews English and comparative literature professor Philip Gura‘s new book, “Man’s Better Angels: Romantic Reformers and the Coming of the Civil War.”
Dana Coen, director of the writing for the screen and stage minor, talks about the program and what it entails.
The News & Observer writes about how alumnus Pierce Freelon wants to be an “artist in office” as Durham’s next mayor.
Psychology and neuroscience professor Mitch Prinstein talks about his research on peer influence and adolescent health risk behaviors.
Geography professor Chip Konrad talks about why the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017, H.R. 353, is important to North Carolina’s coastal forecasters and officials.