What your ‘likes,’ posts really say about you
Psychology researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have created the Social Media Use Scale, which groups social media use into four broad categories and offers insights about personality and behavior traits.
Bogost named Barbara and David Thomas Distinguished Professor
Ian Bogost has been named the Barbara and David Thomas Distinguished Professor at Washington University in St. Louis.
Washington University announces 2024 Great Artists Series
The Great Artists Series at Washington University in St. Louis presents affordably priced concerts by some of today’s finest classical musicians. The 2024 series will feature celebrated pianist Jeremy Denk, world music supergroup The Doos Trio, the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, pianist Joyce Yang and celebrated soprano Christine Goerke.
Phillips wins Pulitzer Prize in Poetry
Carl Phillips, a professor of English in Arts & Sciences, has won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Phillips received the honor for his latest collection, “Then The War: And Selected Poems, 2007-2020.” The prizes were announced May 8.
Sam Fox School presents Awards for Distinction
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts celebrated seven honorees April 20 as part of the school’s 2023 Awards for Distinction ceremony.
Class Acts: Chenyue Wang
Chenyue Wang wasn’t familiar with St. Louis before arriving here for graduate school. But over the last two years, the Beijing native has come to appreciate the city’s creative opportunities, quality of life and plentiful greenspace.
Class Acts: Meera Lee Patel
Sam Fox School graduate student Meera Lee Patel is an author and illustrator who encourages readers to “start where you are” and “create your own calm.” A self-taught artist, she has sold over a million copies of her books and journals. Patel then decided to explore a new interest: children’s literature.
Kim installed as Raymond E. Maritz Professor of Architecture
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts recently installed Sung Ho Kim as the Raymond E. Maritz Professor of Architecture.
Hunting for a picket line
A longtime member of the Writers Guild of America, Arts & Sciences’ Richard Chapman has written more than 200 hours of network television. But as the WGA settles into its fourth strike in as many decades, Chapman wonders, will this time be the charm?
Threads of change
Each year, bold and beautiful fashion designs are showcased around the world—on runways, online and in print. Great fashion design makes us look better…but can it help us be better? At Washington University in St. Louis, students are not only exploring how fashion changes us, but also how it just might change the world.