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Mud cores, rain gauges, and the hunt for climate data

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.

Reading revelation

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.

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Faculty Bookshelf

Browse titles from Washington University’s faculty and alumni. Thoughtful. Diverse. Well researched. These books might just make it to your shelf, nightstand or coffee table.

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news and events from Arts & Sciences / WashU

Bose wins new grant for Gateway Science Summer Program

Arpita Bose, assistant professor of biology in Arts &...

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Climate scientist Konecky named Packard Fellow

Bronwen Konecky, assistant professor of earth and planetary...

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Obituary: Harold Levin, professor emeritus in Arts & Sciences, 90

A memorial service is planned Nov. 18 at Washington...

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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.