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Arts & Sciences in the News:
Jean Allman on The Hill
Caitlyn Collins in The New York Times
Bill McKinnon in Scientific American
Tamed Conflict: How evolutionary biologists attempt to make sense of the existence of organisms from first principles
A Look At The Latest Scientific Research About The Moon In Light Of Lunar Eclipse
Winds fail to revive NASA’s Opportunity rover
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Rebecca Copeland and Laura Miller, 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.
Over thousands of years, humankind has learned how to produce superior materials for different types of processing. Physicist Ken Kelton talks about materials through the ages.
news and events from Arts & Sciences / WashU
Making the Most of the New School Year
Alumna and Rhodes Scholar Mimi Borders (LA'18) shares her advice for #WashU22 on how to make the most out of their time in Arts & Sciences.
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.
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.
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.