The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic was recently awarded a $100,000 grant for 2022 by the Taxpayer Advocate Service, an independent branch of the Internal Revenue Service.
Washington University in St. Louis is part of a newly formed coalition designed to reduce racial, economic and spatial inequities in the St. Louis region.
Sociologist Adia Harvey Wingfield says America is at a crossroads. Racial and economic parity is possible, but will depend on whether workers are able to leverage sustained pressure to change institutionalized policies that perpetuate inequality.
Michael Frachetti, professor of archaeology in Arts & Sciences, participated in a global initiative that set best practices for ethically sampling human remains and carrying out scientific analysis. He says this type of collaboration across regional and disciplinary boundaries likely will shape the future of scholarly work.
hidden from public view, like an embarrassing family secret, scores of putative locks of George Washington’s hair are held, more than two centuries after his death, in the collections of America’s historical societies, public and academic archives, and museums. Excavating the origins of these bodily artifacts, Keith Beutler, PhD ’05 uncovers a forgotten strand of early American memory practices and emerging patriotic identity.
Afrobeat, Spanish dance, Ukrainian multi-instrumentalists and contemporary Son jarocho and Afro-Mexican music. Next spring, WashU’s Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE2) and Department of Music will partner with The Sheldon to present the fourth annual Whitaker World Music Series.
The Washington University in St. Louis community is invited to register for a virtual discussion with former U.S. congressmen Russ Carnahan and Tom Coleman about voting rights and the threats facing American democracy.
Washington University School of Medicine has received a $17 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to address disparities in cancer research, treatment and outcomes in underrepresented populations.
Abram Van Engen, professor of English in Arts & Sciences, has won the Peter J. Gomes Memorial Book Prize for “City on a Hill: A History of American Exceptionalism.”
Rebecca M. Taylor, AB ’06, and Ashley Floyd Kuntz, look at seven normative cases that happen on college campuses and discuss collaborative and multidisciplinary ways to tackle these deeply complex issues.