Artists who call attention to victims of conflict and violence must strike a balance between self-expression and respect for their subjects.
Campus museums are home to prodigious exhibits and installations that blur the line between academics and civics.
The nation’s conscious effort to explain the tragedy as a triumph of compassion, not the onslaught of ruin
Museum programs for the blind challenge notions of how people connect with great works.
Research offers a few clues about the most effective way to say “I'm sorry.”
The College Board is changing the AP course to reverse the cultural and racial bias found in the art world—a prejudice that museums are struggling to overcome, too.
Can art depicting empty classrooms shape education policy?
As U.S. national identity has changed, so too have ways of categorizing work that represents its country.
Medical experts, donors, and agencies can’t seem to agree on how much they’re worth—or what, exactly, the compensation is for.
A debate over whether School-Based Health Centers should be able to offer IUDs
A growing number of artists are using data from self-tracking apps in their pieces, showing that creative work is as much a product of its technology as of its time.
Student campaigns urging universities to divest from industries such as fossil fuels and firearms have become increasingly popular. But financially speaking, they may be purely symbolic.
Some politicians want to get rid of the AP U.S.-history curriculum because it paints a cynical picture of the country's backstory.
One campus is refusing to admit kids who haven't been immunized, and more could follow.
An artist set out to find the answer—by tracking down and photographing every one of her social-media connections.
Some argue that a female sexual-dysfunction drug is a matter of equality among the sexes. Others say it creates a medical problem where none exists.
How a building can pay homage to the past while helping people to forget it
The paintings of seven-year-old Aelita Andre have sold for tens of thousands of dollars, raising the question of what separates true, precocious genius from mere youthful creativity with hype.
How the media covers the people behind today's grim statistics
One of the most influential modern psychologists, Walter Mischel, addresses misconceptions about his study, and discusses how both adults and kids can master willpower.