Alum Arang Keshavarzian, LA Æ94, has written a history of the Persian Gulf region that places Iran, Iraq and the Arabian Peninsula together within global processes.
As rapidly spreading book bans harm America’s children and teachers alike, WashU’s Lisa Gilbert pinpoints problems and solutions as she empowers a new generation of educators.
Technology — a pedagogical ally or enemy? The answer, of course, is: It depends. At the recent iTeach Conference, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning, educators shared how they use technology to boost learning and when they keep it out of the classroom.
Educational reform should embrace learners’ diversity, provide equitable access to foster attendance and promote student interest in learning through child-centered teaching, finds a new study from the Brown School.
Bayard Rustin was the little-known architect behind the 1963 March on Washington, a key moment in the Civil Rights Movement. A new movie, “Rustin,” tells his story. In a video digitized by University Libraries, Rustin explained why the march mattered.
Crystal Marie Moten, AB ’04, wants visitors to the Obama Presidential Center Museum to see themselves in history.
Ruochen Chen, a doctoral candidate in history in Arts & Sciences, has won a Gale Non-Residential Fellowship from the Association for Asian Studies.
“Missouri Weird and Wonderful” is a fast-paced, fact-filled collection of the most fascinating parts of life in our state, with a kid’s-eye point of view. Learn the many wild nicknames of our famous native amphibian, get an appreciation for how radical Scott Joplin’s ragtime music was in the early 1900s, and discover the entire branch of medicine that was born here.
The political thought of Muslim societies is all too often defined in religious terms, in which the writings of clerics are seen as representative and ideas about governance are treated as an extension of commentary on sacred texts. “Disenchanting the Caliphate” offers a groundbreaking new account of political discourse in Islamic history by examining Abbasid imperial practice, illuminating the emergence and influence of a vibrant secular tradition.
Can a group of well-intentioned people fulfill the promise of racial integration in America?