Wooster Mentions

November 2018

What It Means to ‘Feel Fat’ – New York Magazine

Bryan Karazsia, professor of psychology, explains why society’s perception of what people should look like impacts how some feel after a Thanksgiving feast …more

The Amish Live Simply, But Don’t Confuse Them With Environmentalists – San Francisco Chronicle

A commentary by David McConnell, professor of anthropology, and Marilyn Loveless, professor emeritus of biology, was published by several prominent news sites …more

October 2018

What Are They Building Over There? – The New York Times

This article on the identity of one’s home features a comment from professor Susan Clayton …more

Melania Trump Wraps First Solo International Trip … – The Washington Post

A quote from professor Boubacar N’Diaye is included on the First Lady’s trip to Africa …more

August 2018

The Making of a First-Time President – The Chronicle of Higher Education

President Sarah Bolton is pictured and quoted in a piece on colleges that excel at cultivating the next group of campus leaders …more

The Summer of Plastic-Straw Bans: How We Got There – Wall Street Journal

Psychology professor Susan Clayton explains how moral licensing may be behind the receptiveness to plastic-straw bans …more

July 2018

Wooster Professor Studies Language, Religious Imagery of Lebron James – Akron Beacon Journal

Denise Bostdorff featured for her research on NBA superstar’s off-court rhetoric …more

June 2018

St. Louisan Wielansky Didn’t Play Div. I Baseball. Now He’s an MLB Draft Pick – St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Wooster junior shortstop selected in 18th round by Houston Astros …more

May 2018

Cleveland Orchestra Announces Lisa Wong as Director of Choruses – Broadway World

Associate professor of music now holds one of three such positions at a major American orchestra …more

April 2018

Classroom Learning and Career Preparation: Stronger Together – Inside Higher Ed

Wooster’s APEX featured as “early, highly successful example of new generation of career centers” …more

March 2018

For Uprooted Survivors of Fiji’s Deadly Cyclone, Mental Scars Linger – Reuters

Natural disasters lead to migration, which leads to mental health problems, responds Susan Clayton, chair of psychology, to the latest cyclone …more

February 2018

Family-Friendly Conferences – Inside Higher Ed

Angie Bos, associate professor of political science, leads an op-ed on the challenges women scholars with children face at  academic conferences …more

January 2018

Fun Facts About the College of Wooster: Morning Mug Shots – WKYC Channel 3 News

Cleveland news anchors inform viewers about the College, then have some fun interacting with locals on Facebook …more

This Extreme Set of Vegans Thinks Your Baby Will Destroy the Planet – Marie Claire

Professor Susan Clayton and others make the case for less procreation …more