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Amazing Creatures: Cyanobacteria

New book by Griffith tackles timely subject

Lester honored for best paper in psychological anthropology

Science Research Roundup: November and December 2017

The game of life

Three questions with Dean Barbara Schaal on why science matters

Getting Lost—and Found—in Peru

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Would you be my neighbor?

Using survey data, sociologist Ariela Schachter has investigated how Americans think about race, immigration status, assimilation, and what it means to be ‘similar.’

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Obituary: Henrietta W. Freedman, former trustee, 95

Henrietta W. Freedman, a former member of the Washington...

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Faculty for the next generation

Each year, roughly one-third of humanities doctoral...

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Henke edits ‘A Cultural History of Theatre’ volume

Robert Henke, professor of drama and comparative literature...

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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.