Through the course “The Politics of Play and Protest: Religion and Sports in America,” students use religion and sports to examine American life.
In the early 1990s, the phrase “screen time” emerged to scare parents about the dangers of too much TV for kids. Screen time was something to fret over, police, and judge in a low-grade moral panic. Now, “screen time” has become a metric not only for good parenting, but for our adult lives as well.
“The Golden Bachelor,” this fall on ABC, has the potential to help normalize the desire for love at any age, with a few caveats, said a Washington University expert on productive engagement of older adults.
The annual Music at the Intersection festival will be Sept. 9-10 in midtown’s Grand Center Arts District and will pay homage to the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. WashU is a major sponsor, and students can get discounted tickets.
Raven Maragh-Lloyd, an assistant professor of African and African American studies in Arts & Sciences, will serve as co-principal investigator for a $1.7 million grant investigating online influence campaigns.
Molly Maginnis Tippe, BFA ’73, talks about what it’s like to be a costume designer for stage, film and TV.
Eileen G’Sell, a senior lecturer for the College Writing Program in Arts & Sciences, has won a 2023 Rabkin Prize for visual arts journalism.
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.
Ian Bogost has been named the Barbara and David Thomas Distinguished Professor at Washington University in St. Louis.
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?