The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers students ages 50 and older intellectually challenging courses and camaraderie. Recently discovered photos and essays from an OLLI memoir writing course emphasize the gift of lifelong learning.
An archival rescue operation helps save decades of Assembly Series lectures, providing opportunities to hear important voices of the past.
Robyn LeBoeuf, professor of marketing at Olin Business School, searches how people’s time perceptions affect the way they make decisions.
The Brown School’s Darrell Hudson digs deep into data and researches how social determinants like racism affect multiple health outcomes, especially among Black Americans.
Aduhelm, the first new Alzheimer’s drug in 18 years, could easily become the best-selling drug in Medicare, despite its potential massive cost and tremendous uncertainty about whether the drug even works.
Genetic testing has become so commonplace that you can send off a swab to 23andme.com and for $200 find out your genetic health risks. The problem, aside from the fact that not all genetic testing is accurate, is that genetic test results must be interpreted.
As we become more reliant on technology that interacts with the physical world — self-driving cars, delivery drones, medical equipment — we need researchers like Ning Zhang to help keep us a step ahead of the hackers.
Gerald Early answers what the big deal is about including baseball stats from the Negro Leagues in Major League Baseball records.
Washington University students help keep businesses open and thriving during an unprecedented time.
Disturbed by voter suppression, Gena Gunn McClendon helped found the Voter Access and Engagement initiative at the university. In the time of COVID-19, fighting to make sure every voice is heard on election day is more important than ever.
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