Dr. Jill Hummer, assistant professor of political science, has had an article published in the Christian Science Monitor about the importance of airing differing parenting philosophies. "The 'mommy wars,'" she said, "are good for America. They are actually a social, political, and cultural dialogue, rooted in the open exchange of ideas, a principle enshrined in the freedom of speech. Moms should not be afraid to jump into the trenches." Read more here.