Twitter will soon be without the benefits – and problems – of a public board of directors.
A-Digit/DigitalVision Vectors via Getty Images
Musk’s tweets badgering Twitter’s board raised important corporate governance questions about a board’s purpose and whether its members should own shares in the company they oversee.
Your digital footprints can give hackers clues about you that they can use to trick you.
One of a hacker’s most valuable tools is the phishing attack, and you might be unwittingly making the hacker’s job easier by leaving useful information about you online.
While the vast majority of primary care providers have higher confidence in vaccines than the general public, some do not.
Evgeniy Shkolenko/iStock via Getty Images Plus
Many COVID-19 vaccination campaigns encourage doctors to serve as a trusted source of vaccine information. But certain vaccine-hesitant providers may stymie these efforts.
Sexual harassment affects almost one out of every two college students.
Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images
Colleges do a poor job of screening applicants for prior history of sexual misconduct in the workplace. A sociologist and a law professor explain how that can change.
Smith & Wesson handguns on display at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 19, 2016.
AP Photo/John Locher
Every gun and bullet sold in the U.S. generates excise taxes to support conservation. But Americans are buying guns now for different reasons than in the past – and increasingly, not for hunting.
A new brain-imaging study finds that participants who had even mild COVID-19 showed an average reduction in whole brain sizes.
Kirstypargeter/iStock via Getty Images Plus
New research offers insights into the brain after COVID-19 that may have implications for our understanding of long COVID-19 and how the disease affects our senses of taste and smell.
Muslim women’s sports participation is growing.
Thomas Barwick/DigitalVision via Getty Images
Two researchers collected data from Muslim women in 34 countries on their views on wearing sports hijab. Here is what they found.
Some resorts have launched diversity efforts to try to appeal to a wider community.
Johannes Kroemer via Getty Images
As temperatures warm, ski and snowboard resorts are investing more in snowmaking and seeing their seasons shrink. Those costs roll down to customers in an already expensive sport.
Football, as a mirror to society?
AP Photo/Morry Gash
As the Los Angeles Rams prepare to take on the Cincinnati Bengals, The Conversation takes a critical look at some of the biggest news stories from the past NFL season.
Slow recovery for vulnerable households can slow the recovery of the entire community.
Scott Olson/Getty Images
The most affordable homes face the highest risks from disasters for three key reasons.
When persuasion stops and violence begins, that’s the line between ‘legitimate political discourse’ and something very different, scholars explain.
AP Photo/John Minchillo
Legitimate political discourse is based on persuasion, not coercion or violence. Two scholars of communication and democracy explain the difference.
Brian Flores was one of a few nonwhite head coaches until he was fired after the 2022 season.
Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images
Despite efforts to diversify its prominent coaching ranks, the NFL has an abysmal record of hiring people of color. A recently fired Black coach’s suit alleging discrimination may hold the NFL accountable.
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is the only Black head coach in the NFL.
Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images
Despite efforts to diversify its coaching ranks, the NFL still has an abysmal record of hiring members of minorities not only as head coaches but also for coveted assistant coaching jobs.
A military patrol detains a protester in Kazakhstan.
Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images)
A former US ambassador to Kazakhstan explains the strategic and economic importance of Kazakhstan to the US.
Jurnalisme opini dapat membuat orang gusar – atau dapat menyatukan mereka.
Halaman depan harusnya menjadi balai warga, tempat pembaca berdiskusi dan berdebat atas isu penting bagi komunitas dan sekitarnya.
Why did she do all the work while Santa got all the glory? What would happen if she delivered the toys?
Joe Sohm/Visions of America/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Many early stories praise her work ethic and devotion. But with Mrs. Claus usually hitting the North Pole’s glass ceiling, some writers started to push back.
Sea otters are born with a supercharged metabolism.
Adria Photography/Moment via Getty Images
New research finds that ‘leaky mitochondria’ help keep sea otters warm.
Chances are some of your data has already been stolen, but that doesn’t mean you should shrug data breaches off.
WhataWin/iStock via Getty Images
Data breaches have become a fact of life. Here are articles from The Conversation that detail the threat, why it happens and what you can do to protect yourself.
Video games are part of a multibillion-dollar industry in which lucrative employment opportunities abound.
SDI Productions via Getty Images
A former video game executive offers advice on how to land a job in the industry.
Aerial view of the 6-megawatt Stanton Solar Farm near Orlando, Fla.
Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
President Biden’s proposed solar power expansion would cost $350 billion in federal support over the coming decade. An energy expert explains where that money would come from and who it would help.