Why Mister Rogers’ Message of Love and Kindness is Good for Your Health

Image via PBS Rogers’ emphasis on kindness and love is proving to be very important to good health. Here’s why. By Dr. Richard Gunderman / 06.08.2018 Professor of Medicine, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis The release of the Mister Rogers documentary, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” calls to mind the essential message of Rogers’ long-running children’s program, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Fred McFeely Rogers, who died in[…]

Hitler at Home: How the Nazi PR Machine Remade the Führer’s Domestic Image and Duped the World

Walter Frentz photographed Adolf Hitler strolling with German diplomat Walther Hewel in the Berchtesgaden Alps, near the dictator’s mountain home. ww2gallery/flickr, Creative Commons The timing of Hitler’s home renovations coincided with his public makeover as a statesman and diplomat. By Despina Stratigakos / 09.21.2015 Associate Professor of Architecture University of Buffalo The State University of New York On March 16, 1941 –[…]

Andrew Wyeth and the Artist’s Fragile Reputation

Andrew Wyeth stands by a creek on his Chadd’s Ford, Pennsylvania property in 1964. AP Photo/Bill Ingraham, Creative Commons His rise was just as swift as his fall. To mark the painter’s 100th birthday, an art historian explores the forces – cultural, political and personal – that created a polarizing legacy. By Dr. Henry Adams / 07.06.2017 Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History[…]

Wild Heart Turning White: Austrian Poet Georg Trakl and Cocaine

Georg Trakl in 1910 – Wikimedia Commons To mark the 100th anniversary of the death by cocaine overdose of Austrian lyric poet Georg Trakl, Richard Millington explores the role the drug played in Trakl’s life and works. By Dr. Richard Millington Senior Lecturer in German Victoria University of Wellington He doesn’t know whether his behaviour was[…]