Striking a nerve

Second-year medical student Alexandra Keane is studying peripheral nerve function in the lab. In this School of Medicine video, she shares what has inspired her to pursue a medical career.

‘Remembering (and forgetting) the February Revolution’

Hilah Kohen, a junior and Merle Kling fellow, is studying abroad in Moscow. She shares on the Center for the Humanities site her impressions about a significant day in Russian history, known as the February Revolution, and the lack of public commemoration of its 100th anniversary.

Schmidt discusses distrust of nonbelievers in America

Leigh Schmidt, of the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, discusses his work studying how those who don’t believe in God have made their way in America, from its early days to the present time, for a “The Academic Minute” podcast.

Steinbeck publishes book on Art Ensemble of Chicago

Paul Steinbeck, of the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences, has published a new book, “Message to Our Folks: The Art Ensemble of Chicago” (University of Chicago Press). Steinbeck also has taken part in podcasts discussing the work.

‘The failure of race-blind economic policy’

The Atlantic

Sociologist Adia Harvey Wingfield, of Arts & Sciences, writes in The Atlantic about race-blind policies and the concern that legislators could make pre-existing disparities worse.

Breakthrough moments: Randolph on Crohn’s disease work

Gwendalyn Randolph, chief of the Division of Immunobiology at the School of Medicine, discusses her groundbreaking work to better understand Crohn’s disease in this video from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation.

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