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The Litter of Political Wastelands: ‘Fake News’ and the Politics of Truth in Contemporary Syria

'Does compassion exist?'

Heil awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Great Artists Series presents Calidore String Quartet April 22

Frankenstein 200 years later

Sustaining life on earth

On an animated journey

Practicing generosity

Battling cancer on two wheels

A Start for Startups

The Real Deal

Six Tips: How to be more fair and ethical

Breakfast with Ovid

WashU Welcomes 26th Cohort of Mellon Mays Fellows

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The secret lives of plants

Elizabeth Haswell wants to change the way that people think about plants. What do scientists know about how plants sense their environment, and what remains a mystery? The answers may surprise you.

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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Libraries’ Neureuther essay contest winners named

University Libraries has selected the winners of the 2018...

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An innovation mindset

Peter Delaney got his start as an innovator as a high...

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Bowen, Perlmutter elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Washington University in St. Louis sociocultural...

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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.