Stories of Incredible People, Research, Learning, and Leadership Happening in Arts & Sciences
Arts & Sciences in the News:
Ariela Schachter on NPR
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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.
Art historian William Wallace shares the story of how an extremely rare document discovered in WashU's own library provides a window into Michelangelo's life and art.
news and events from Arts & Sciences / WashU
Seismic study reveals huge amount of water dragged into Earth’s interior
Slow-motion collisions of tectonic plates under the ocean...Read more
WashU Expert: Death of a salesman — Stan Lee
Stan Lee at the April 2012 premiere of “The Avengers...Read more
‘A big, huge, self-destructive mistake’
From left: Madison Lee as Hiro, Zoe Liu as Sophie, Dwayne...Read more
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.