Imagine ending poverty, tackling climate change and reducing global inequality. HH&S proposes to draw on its many partnerships with the entertainment industry and leverage our position within a great research university to spur fulfillment of the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The Spring 2021 edition of the newsletter featured two panel discussions presented by HH&S—how young Black women must fight against racism and bias when facing breast cancer, and the brave new TV landscape on depictions of poverty in America. Also spotlighted were vaccine myths and the impact of HH&S vaping research.
Hollywood, Health & Society brought together five leading creative talents behind current TV series that are changing up the narrative of what poverty looks like. In much of their storytelling, marginalized communities and people who are poor struggle for a fair shake and the elusive American Dream.
The Summer 2016 Real to Reel newsletter spotlights stories about why many abortion clinics close their doors; the remnants of a long-abandoned Army base in Greenland slowly being revealed by melting ice; and a 90-year-old man building a cathedral by hand almost entirely by himself.
The Fall 2015 Real to Reel newsletter spotlights stories about poverty and its impact on health, Exxon's own revealing climate research, baby boomers remaking retirement, children born with HIV, and Texas women ending pregnancies on their own.