In a Father's Day weekend Wall Street Journal essay, Economics' professor Bryan Caplan makes the case for having more children. "Social science may suggest that kids drain their parents' happiness, but there's evidence that good parenting is less work and more fun than people think."
Economics' professor Tyler Cowen is profiled in the Washington Post Style section. In addition to more predictable economic topics, Cowen shares his views about autism, ethnic food in the suburbs, and getting kids to do the dishes.
Each year, departments and programs present awards to their outstanding students. The college is proud to announce the recipients of these awards for 2009-2010. Congratulations to all the department's students for their outstanding achievements.