Is 4 days too weak for the work week to work? (Links to an external site)

Liberty Vittert, PhD, professor of the practice of data Science at Olin and Public Health Faculty Scholar, was a guest on Texas Public Radio’s “The Source,” speaking about her congressional testimony on Senator Bernie Sander’s legislation to reduce the standard 40-hour workweek to 32 hours.

Pandemic made its mark on personality traits (Links to an external site)

Research by Emily Willroth, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences & Public Health Faculty Scholar, and colleagues, studied how personality traits such as conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, neuroticism and openness changed in people during the pandemic.

Getting Creative with AI (Links to an external site)

Ruopeng An, Associate Professor, Brown School, and Public Health Faculty Scholar teaches a class for middle and high schoolers, at the St. Louis Public Library, that is helping them use AI to create digital art.

Study looks at ways to sustain public health programs (Links to an external site)

A Brown School study tested a training model for public health programs. “Public health impact can only be realized if evidence-based programs are able to sustain their work over time,” said Sarah Moreland-Russell, PhD, Associate Professor of Practice, Public Health Faculty Scholar, & the study’s first author.

Nanoparticles enhance locusts’ sense of smell (Links to an external site)

Srikanth Singamaneni, PhD, Professor in Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science and Public Health Faculty Scholar co-led a team that used nanostructures to heighten the neural response in a locust’s brain, boosting their sense of smell and possibly leading the way to more efficient biological chemical sensors.