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Becoming a biotech explorer

Obituary: Henrietta W. Freedman, former trustee, 95

Henke edits ‘A Cultural History of Theatre’ volume

McDaniel recognized for prospective memory research

Did ancient irrigation technology travel Silk Road?

For a healthier 2018, find purpose in life

Fritz, Mueller receive Southeastern Archaeological Conference award

G’Sell publishes ‘Life After Rugby’ collection

Amazing Creatures: Cyanobacteria

New book by Griffith tackles timely subject

Student’s pumpkin-white chocolate cookie wins contest

Lester honored for best paper in psychological anthropology

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Becoming a biotech explorer

Three semesters 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.

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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Cuillé, Martin, Miller win NEH fellowships

Three faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis...

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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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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.