Konecky's dual focus on ancient and modern systems provides a geologic perspective on present-day climate change, while using present-day climate processes to better understand the geologic past.
Germanic Languages and Literatures
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Washington University offers a diverse and challenging program of study that entails both the attainment of a proficiency in the language and a critical engagement with the history, culture, politics, and society in German-speaking countries
Jane provides technical support for the College, which includes Student Information Systems reporting for degree certification, Advanced Placement credit, and first-year summer program registrations. She also manages email communications to Arts & Sciences students.
Film and Media Studies
The Film and Media Studies program at Washington University examines a vitally important aspect of 20th- and 21st-century visual culture, namely the development of film, television, radio, and other electronic media as aesthetic and cultural forms.
Superconducting qubits are a promising system for the realization of quantum schemes for computation, simulation, and data encryption.
Literature is central to the human quest for meaning. It’s a unique vehicle for finding ourselves and for navigating our course in an often confusing and complex world.
East Asian Studies
East Asian studies entails the comprehensive study of the cultures and societies of East Asia in an interdisciplinary program that encompasses language, literature, history, anthropology, art history, film, philosophy, and religious studies.
Re-established in 2015, the Washington University Department of Sociology strives to understand the origins and reproduction of social inequality, especially as it relates to issues of pressing public concern.
Dark matter constitutes the majority of the mass of the Universe and therefore strongly influences the Universe's large-scale structure and its evolution. Although its existence is supported indirectly by observations, there had been no direct detection of dark matter particles.
Arguably the grandest goal in cellular biophysics is the uncovering of design principles that govern all aspects of cellular function. Efforts in systems and synthetic cell biology have focused mainly on the design principles of gene expression and signaling systems.