Stories of Incredible People, Research, Learning, and Leadership Happening in Arts & Sciences
Arts & Sciences in the News:
Patrick Ishizuka | The New York Times
David Strait | Scientific American
Geoff Ward | The New York Times
Liam Gibbs is published in the Journal of the Society for American Music, takes on literary apprenticeships
Nowak shares Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
Bronwen Konecky travels to tropical regions around the world gathering evidence of the geologic past. Using data from rain samples and sediment deep at the bottom of lakes, she is piecing together a story about Earth's climatic history – and what it can tell us about our planet's future.
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.
news and events from Arts & Sciences / WashU
Bose wins new grant for Gateway Science Summer Program
Arpita Bose, assistant professor of biology in Arts &...Read more
Climate scientist Konecky named Packard Fellow
Bronwen Konecky, assistant professor of earth and planetary...Read more
Obituary: Harold Levin, professor emeritus in Arts & Sciences, 90
A memorial service is planned Nov. 18 at Washington...Read more
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.
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Answering that (major) question: Getting from Point A to Point D(egree)
Experiencing minor stress over choosing a major or minor? Senior Lia White shares a personal perspective on finding an academic path.
Costuming "Angels in America"
Mona Jahani, costume designer for “Angels in America” at Edison Theatre, shares her experience designing and producing more than 200 costume pieces – all while keeping up as a WashU student.
How a liberal arts education prepared one grad for medicine
A self-professed science geek, Anand Chukka arrived at Washington University in St. Louis eager to prepare for a career in medicine. As a December degree candidate, he has accomplished just that.
Q&A with Hedy Lee
Hedy Lee, professor of sociology, studies the social determinants of population health and health disparities in the United States.