Stories of Incredible People, Research, Learning, and Leadership in Arts & Sciences
Tolman named vice dean of research and entrepreneurship
In this newly expanded role, William B. Tolman will continue to advance research in Arts & Sciences as well as entrepreneurial activities such as translation, commercialization, and public dissemination of research, scholarship, and creative practice.
Experimental geochemist Krawczynski to examine role of water in volcanoes, Earth’s evolution
Michael J. Krawczynski, assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in Arts & Sciences, won a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for his project “The Evolution of Super-Hydrous Magmas in the Earth’s Crust.”
Arts & Sciences in the News:
Professor Adia Harvey Wingfield | Marketplace
Professor Bruce Carlson | The Atlantic
Professor Jake Rosenfeld | Los Angeles Times
Muddied waters: Sinking organics alter seafloor records
Sculpted by starlight: A meteorite witness to the solar system’s birth
Four Arts & Sciences undergraduates selected for the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program
In an archival episode Hold That Thought, Anya Plutynski shares her story of being diagnosed with breast cancer, her opinions on debates over breast cancer screening, and ideas from her award-winning book.
The American Democracy Lab podcast is presented by the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement in partnership with WashU Engage and the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences. Episode 1 focuses on the presidency.
Revisit this episode with anthropologist Bret Gustafson, who discusses the complicated relationship between energy, politics, the environment, and indigenous rights. Gustafson's book "Bolivia in the Age of Gas" is now available through Duke University Press.
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NIH funds Rudra, Jackrel to improve vaccines for elderly
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Wanzo wins Eisner Award, Hatfield Book Prize
Rebecca Wanzo, professor and chair of women, gender and...Read more
Krawczynski to examine role of water in volcanoes, Earth’s evolution
Michael J. Krawczynski, assistant professor of earth and...Read more
Keep up with the Ampersand
John Bull's other island
Sophomore Gracie Hime shares her experience in the “Literary Culture of Modern Ireland” Ampersand program.
Arpita Bose: Finding collaborative solutions in surprising places
In this Q&A, microbiologist Arpita Bose discusses her solutions-oriented approach to big problems from climate change to diversity in STEM.
Building mathematical bridges
Laura Escobar Vega shows students and young professionals new ways to connect with math and see themselves in the field.
Learning Latin American and women’s history from the source
First-year student Jesse Price writes about her experience in Diana Montaño’s first-year seminar, “Angels, Prostitutes, and Chicas Modernas: Women in Latin American History.”