Police are slated to return to Milwaukee Public Schools in January. But do cops in schools help or hurt? (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Stevens Point Journal, Oshkosh Northwestern, Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, the Post-Crescent, Green Bay Press-Gazette and Yahoo! News; Fisher)

Associate Professor of Civil Society & Community Studies Ben Fisher discusses his recently published research that looked at 32 evaluations of school-based police programs. The study found that police in schools weren’t shown to diminish school violence, crime or the presence of weapons or drugs, and having police in schools led to more suspensions.

One product, so many prices: Unit price, list price, ‘MSRP.’ Which one matters at the checkout? (CNN, Yahoo! Finance, AOL News and several other media outlets; Hensen)

Laura Hensen, executive director of the Kohl’s Center for Retailing, is quoted about the reason retailers may choose to display a unit price, list price or “MSRP” (manufacturer’s suggested retail price) for a product.

Honoring the sacred places they were forced to leave behind (National Geographic; Mace)

Dakota Mace, photographer for the Center for Design and Material Culture and Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection and a Human Ecology alumna, provides words and photos sharing the stories of Diné (Navajo) people who were forced to go on “the Long Walk” in the 1860s — a 300-mile trek to exile — and of their descendants.

Hunting in hot pink may be safer, but men aren’t having it (The Wall Street Journal; Sarmadi)

Professor Emeritus Majid Sarmadi is quoted about the use of “blaze pink” in hunting gear and the continuing resistance to wearing it by some male hunters. While a Design Studies professor, Sarmadi and hundreds of his students conducted research into this shade of pink, finding that it can improve hunters’ safety.

Madison schools want to transform food programs (The Cap Times; Gaddis, Kerr and Human Ecology graduate students)

Associate Professor of Civil Society & Community Studies Jennifer Gaddis discusses how she, Human Development & Family Studies Assistant Professor Margaret Kerr and Human Ecology graduate students are working with the Madison Metropolitan School District to better understand emotions around school food and the choice to participate or not in school food programs.