In a new book, “Voicing Politics,” Arts & Sciences’ Margit Tavits uncovers the many ways in which linguistic peculiarities of different languages can have meaningful consequences for political attitudes and beliefs around the world.
Using advanced geochemical analyses, a team of scientists, including Michael Frachetti, professor of archaeology in Arts & Sciences, have uncovered new answers to decades-old questions about trade of tin throughout Eurasia during the Late Bronze Age.
Jason Jabbari, of the university’s Social Policy Institute, received a $325,373 grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation to examine social mobility and equity in certificate and apprenticeship programs.
Fred Ssewamala and his research team here and in Uganda are creating and implementing poverty alleviation and public health interventions that are making a huge difference in the lives of children, families and communities in the African country.
Andia Augustin-Billy, MA ’09, PhD ’15, was the first Black faculty member to receive tenure in the 196-year history of Centenary College. Now, she strives to be a mentor to younger faculty like she was mentored while she was at WashU.
Master of Urban Design students travel the world in the Sam Fox School’s “Global Urbanism Studio,” getting the opportunity to deepen their understanding of issues facing cities.
Washington University School of Law in St. Louis will offer full-tuition scholarships for admitted JD students whose family’s income is less than 200% of the federal poverty level, announced Russell K. Osgood, dean of the School of Law.
In the rapidly changing conflict in Ukraine, Russian national narratives offer insight into President Vladimir Putin’s next move, says James Wertsch, an expert on Russia and international affairs.
A deep dive by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and the Brown School found gaping health disparities resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, which looked at St. Louis County residents, shows that Black women suffered disproportionately higher rates of employment loss and food insecurity.
Research from the laboratory of archaeologist Xinyi Liu in Arts & Sciences shows that a practice of purposeful water management, or irrigation, was adopted to help cultivate wheat in northern China about 4,000 years ago.