Stories of Incredible People, Research, Learning, and Leadership Happening in Arts & Sciences
Save the dates for fall named lectures
Notable figures travel to the Danforth Campus every year to speak in named lecture series, and 2019 is no exception! All members of the university community are welcome to attend these thought-provoking lectures and conversations.
Arts & Sciences in the News:
Crickette Sanz on Agence France-Presse
Phil Skemer in the Chronicle of Higher Education
Zhao Ma on NPR’s Throughline podcast
Nowak shares Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
MFA Alum Justin Phillip Reed wins the Lilly Rosenberg Fellowship
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Is there a difference between divine justice and divine retribution? Religious studies scholars Elaine Pagels and Laurie Maffly-Kipp discuss the Book of Revelation and how it has been interpreted across time, as well as the personal side of their writing and research.
Laura Miller and Rebecca Copeland, coeditors of "Diva Nation: Female Icons from Japanese Cultural History," discuss queens, goddesses, and the nature of diva-hood.
Ahead of the midterm elections, Steve Fazzari explores the current state of the economy and explains why widely cited unemployment and growth numbers don't give a full picture.
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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.
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.
Keep up with the Ampersand
Q&A with Hedy Lee
Hedy Lee, professor of sociology, studies the social determinants of population health and health disparities in the United States.
Find your path, discover your major
Four students share their sometimes simple and sometimes meandering journeys to find their majors.
Q&A with Andrew Butler
Andrew Butler, associate professor of education and of psychological and brain sciences, studies the malleability of memory.
Seniors Camille Borders and Jasmine Brown named Rhodes Scholars
ArtSci seniors Camille Borders and Jasmine Brown have been selected as Rhodes Scholars. The fellow Ervin Scholars are also sorority sisters and good friends.