Big data is changing the world, but is it for the better? Liberty Vittert, professor of practice in data science at Olin Business School, discusses big data’s even bigger impact.
In his book The Genealogical Adam & Eve: Surprising Science of Universal Ancestry, S. Joshua Swamidass, MD, associate professor of Pathology & Immunology in the School of Medicine and of Biomedical Engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering, uses science to show that Adam and Eve could have existed and that theology and science don’t lie nearly so far apart.
In early spring, WashU’s China Alumni Network organized an appeal in an effort to give back to their alma mater, raising funds to purchase PPE for the Washington University Medical Campus.
Looking for some good books to read while social distancing? Washington University alumni and faculty have you covered. Here are some book suggestions for every taste.
PGAV Destinations, led by alumnus Mike Konzen, has created an enthralling and educational indoor attraction with the new St. Louis Aquarium.
George Bauer and Robert O’Loughlin revive one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, St. Louis Union Station, anchoring it with a beautifully restored Grand Hall, stunning new aquarium and 200-foot-tall lighted Ferris wheel.
Our new audio series reflects on the lives and words of inspiring figures who’ve visited the university through the years. In this edition, you’ll hear from the oldest living president and first lady about their commitment to serve.
African and African American Studies, a program born out of student protest that recently became a department, celebrates its 50th year.
Since Dylan Slaughter laced up his first pair of ice skates at age 3, he has wished for two miracles: he would join the NHL and his beloved St. Louis Blues would play for the Stanley Cup. This season, both dreams came true.
The School of Engineering & Applied Science is renamed the McKelvey School of Engineering in honor of trustee and distinguished alumnus Jim McKelvey Jr.
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