Stories of Incredible People, Research, Learning, and Leadership Happening in Arts & Sciences
Unscripted: Telling WashU’s Stories
Grace Fellman writes about Unscipted, a live storytelling event hosted each semester, and her experience co-directing this semster’s theme “Late Bloomer.”
Arts & Sciences in the News:
Roddy Roediger and Kathleen McDermott in The Scientist
Mark Alford in Quanta Magazine
Christopher Stark on St. Louis Public Radio
Allen honored for lifetime achievement
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Using survey data, sociologist Ariela Schachter has investigated how Americans think about race, immigration status, assimilation, and what it means to be ‘similar.’
Is work-family conflict an inevitable part of contemporary life? Sociologist Caitlyn Collins interviewed 135 mothers in 4 countries to find out how public policies affect working mothers in Europe and the United States.
news and events from Arts & Sciences / WashU
Washington University Dance Theatre Dec. 1-3
“I like to think about the difference between a technique...Read more
Oxygen levels link to ancient explosion of life
Oxygen has provided a breath of fresh air to the study of...Read more
Seven faculty are 2017 AAAS Fellows
Seven faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis...Read more
Rita Parai introduces WashU's latest equipment
Rita Parai, an assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences, introduces WashU's new noble gas isotope ratio mass spectrometer, and explains what kind of research she and others hope to do using the new instrument.
Studying Abroad in Tibet
Political science & religious studies major Reuben Siegman, LA'18, discusses his study abroad trip to Nepal and India where he studied religious education in Tibetan schools.
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.
A Facelift for Bryan
As part of the Driving Discovery initiative, Bryan Hall at Washington University in St. Louis is being transformed into a state-of-the-art home for chemistry. Sondra Rotty, senior project manager with Tarlton Construction, gives an update on the project. Upon completion in 2018, the renovated Bryan Hall will house an additional 28,000 square feet of research space.
Maria Ruiz, the student speaker for the 2017 College of Arts & Sciences Recognition Ceremony, talks about the experiences that shaped her journey.
Researchers to model brain’s memory network
$7.5 million effort to model brain’s memory network could spur artificial intelligence, medical breakthroughs
Making Sense of Klansville
Sociologist David Cunningham reveals the history of the Klan in civil rights era North Carolina.
Phillip B. Williams wins Whiting Award
The poet, a 2014 graduate of The Writing Program in Arts & Sciences, is among 10 recipients of the 2017 Whiting Award.