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Frog love, economics, and the decoy effect

McCune to be scholar-in-residence at 26th American Men’s Studies conference

Large-scale removal of beachgrass leads to new life for endangered coastal lupine

Beyond Boundaries gives students, faculty, space to experiment

Republican Congress got tax bill victory, but at what price?

Brass Tax: Cutting through the politics of tax reform

Record expansion of U.S. hate groups slows under Trump administration

Plotting the path of plant pathogens

New molecular muscle responds to visible light

Center for the Humanities faculty fellows named

Science Research Roundup: January 2018

Treat Yourself: A retrospective on consumer habits

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Frog love, economics, and the decoy effect

This Valentine's Day, we bring you a story of frog romance and economics - with a side of math and 1960s game shows. Which mate will the frog bachelorette choose, and how does her choice relate to human decision-making? Economist Paulo Natenzon connects the dots.

Becoming a biotech explorer

Three years after launching the Biotech Explorers Pathway, a unique opportunity for first-year and sophomore students, biology professor Joe Jez shares how the program started and some of what its students have accomplished so far.

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Stanley Elkin, retyped

With his constant travel and portfolio of businesses, Ben...

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Katia and Marielle Labèque in concert Jan. 28

The riot was perhaps inevitable. In May 1913, the Paris...

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Cuillé, Martin, Miller win NEH fellowships

Three faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis...

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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.

Mariel Ehrlich

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.

The Monster of

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.