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Audio: Parenting Styles and Children’s Lives April 17, 2014 | “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Annette Lareau of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses how children of different socioeconomic backgrounds are influenced by their parents’ styles.

Audio: Museum of Antiquity Emphasizes Current History of Native Americans [photos] April 16, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Lucy Fowler Williams of the Museum and Tina Fragoso of Admissions are interviewed about the show “Native American Voices: The People, Here and Now.”

Many Adults Falling Short of Degrees March 17, 2014 | New York Times

Liberal and Professional Studies student Cory Boatwright, vice dean for professional and liberal education Nora Lewis and Dennis DeTurck, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, are quoted about adults pursuing college degrees.

Seminary Ponders Selling Its Eakins Portraits March 17, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Michael Leja of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the possible sale of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary’s Eakins portraits.

Video: How the Communal Experience of Music Has Changed March 14, 2014 | “The Root”

Guthrie Ramsey of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses how today’s music is made, shared and studied.