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Bono debut book tackles strategies for happiness

Americans prefer economic inequality to playing Robin Hood, study finds

Creating a new generation of educators

Global warming focus of 2018 McDonnell lecture

Patti installed as inaugural Powell Professor

Keeping plant-cell motors on track

McDaniel named to Macmillan Learning advisory council

Education leader to discuss using hip-hop culture to reach African-American students

WashU Expert: (Daylight Saving) Time is not on your side

Students to build homes, make connections

Psychology student McDarby wins gerontology award

Van Engen organizes ‘Religion and Politics in Early America’ conference

New view on electron interactions in graphene

Great Artists Series presents Susan Graham March 25

Academy of Science-St. Louis honors three researchers

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This Valentine's Day, we bring you a story of frog romance and economics - with a side of math and 1960s game shows. Which mate will the frog bachelorette choose, and how does her choice relate to human decision-making? Economist Paulo Natenzon connects the dots.

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Three years after launching the Biotech Explorers Pathway, a unique opportunity for first-year and sophomore students, biology professor Joe Jez shares how the program started and some of what its students have accomplished so far.

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Geoff Childs discusses his research

Geoff Childs in the Department of Anthropology uses anthropological demography to explore what happens to a community when the majority of young people move out for education.

Mariel Ehrlich

Getting Lost—and Found—in Peru

Mariel Ehrlich, a junior who is double majoring in sociology and Latin American studies, talks about her time abroad in Lima, Peru and how studying Spanish has changed her perspective on what it means to be a global citizen.

The Monster of

Who is the real monster?

Two hundred years after its publication, “Frankenstein” remains a powerful metaphor for the dangers of science unchecked by social responsibility. Corinna Treitel discusses in this video “Frankenstein’s” continued power to challenge and inform.