‘Why you should encourage employees to display family photos at work’

Harvard Business Review

Ashley Hardin at Olin Business School co-writes an article published in Harvard Business Review explaining her recent research, which found that displaying family photos in the workplace cuts down on employee fraud and other unethical behavior.

‘At the edge of political crisis’

Poet, dramatist, translator and literary theorist John Dryden was a central figure in the politics and culture of Restoration England. In a new survey for Oxford University Press, Arts & Sciences’ Steven Zwicker provides an authoritative overview of Dryden’s influential career.

‘Presidential transitions, new traditions’

Historian Peter Kastor, the Samuel K. Eddy Professor in Arts & Sciences, along with 2019 graduate Joey Vettiankal, co-write an article on the Center for Humanities blog about the importance of the peaceful and public transfer of power in the American presidency.

‘Survivors of domestic violence deserve to be counted’

Three WashU students, all members of LouHealth, a student-run public health advocacy group, co-write an op-ed published in The St. Louis American arguing that vulnerable groups such as survivors of domestic violence face particular challenges in participating in the once-a-decade census count.

Chancellor Martin on principles during election season

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin writes on his blog, offering a set of community guiding principles leading up to the election. He suggests they “can help guide us toward this vision of what community can and should be — even in the midst of such political polarization.”

‘My smile is medically necessary. It’s time for the federal government to realize this.’

Huffington Post

Kristin Pfeifauf, a student at the School of Medicine, wrote an article for The Huffington Post about her personal experience being born with cleft lip and cleft palate and the importance of ensuring all with such conditions can get the medical care they need. Much of the care she received was at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

‘Racial Violence, Legacies and Reckoning’

Ashley Jackson, a PhD student at the Brown School, wrote on the University Libraries blog recently about her online interactive research project, “Mapping Historical Police Violence in St. Louis,” which used ACLU of Missouri content housed at Olin Library’s Julian Edison Special Collections.

Parvulescu on the history of Romani enslavement

Anca Parvulescu, professor of English and the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities, both in Arts & Sciences, co-writes about the history of Romani enslavement and its impact on representations of the Roma people. “Romani populations in East Europe remain a paradigmatic and often neglected example of a double practice of erasure and appropriation.”

 

 

‘It’s a crazy way to run a country’

Politico

The School of Law’s Daniel Epps, a Supreme Court expert, was featured in a Q&A in Politico, discussing his ideas for how to reform the Supreme Court and consider the influence it wields.

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