Jollof Rice With Grandma
Cook along with Ada and her Grandma as they make Jollof Rice! In this book, Ada is a 6 year old girl who loves cooking and learning. She is part of an international family. Her grandparents are visiting from Nigeria and she is very excited! Her Grandmother has promised to cook a popular dish enjoyed by millions!
Swan named inaugural Mark Steinberg Weil Professor of Art History and Archaeology
Claudia Swan has been named the inaugural Mark Steinberg Weil Professor of Art History and Archaeology. A lecture and reception to celebrate her appointment were held Feb. 22 in the Kuehner Family Court in Anabeth and John Weil Hall.
Research highlights gender bias persistence over centuries
Using dental records of more than 10,000 people from 139 archaeology sites throughout Europe, political scientists in Arts & Sciences found that individuals who live in areas that historically favored men over women display more pro-male bias today than those who live in places where gender relations were more egalitarian centuries ago.
Goldman Sachs’ sale won’t allow smooth return to investment banking
The Goldman Sachs Group is considering a sale of its consumer banking business, but regulations will mean it can’t simply return to being an investment bank, said Andrew Tuch, an expert on financial and securities regulation in the School of Law.
Parasitic infections common in kids in low-resource US communities, study finds
Neglected by government officials and medical professionals, parasitic infections can lead to lifelong health consequences, according to Theresa Gildner, a biological anthropologist in Arts & Sciences.
Cunningham, Ward share Mellon Foundation grant
David Cunningham and Geoff Ward, both in Arts & Sciences, received a $500,000 three-year grant from the Mellon Foundation, along with collaborators from other universities, for the project “The Virality of Racial Terror in US Newspapers, 1863-1921.”
Malaria infection harms wild African apes
Scientists led by Emily Wroblewski, in Arts & Sciences, discovered that bonobo populations differ in a key immune trait depending on the presence of malaria infection. Infected populations have a higher frequency of an immune variant that protects against developing severe disease, a pattern that mirrors what is observed among human populations.
To love boldly
In 32 years as spiritual leader of the CSC, Fr. Gary Braun has made a lasting impact by challenging generations of WashU students — Catholic and non-Catholic — to be better. But it’s nearing time for him to begin a new chapter.
Keys to saving democracy
Russia expert Fiona Hill visited WashU and shared, through the lens of her own life, how education and opportunity are two important ways by which the world can save democracy.
In Africa, hope
Africans have made great strides fighting the legacy of colonialism while contending with the ongoing plunder of their natural resources and geopolitical battles for influence on the continent. Despite this progress, difficulties remain, including poverty, environmental challenges and public health issues.