The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement has launched a podcast, “This Civic Moment,” in which regional civic and community leaders share what inspired them to engage in this civic moment and help us better understand what’s next. The latest episode features Rabbi Susan Talve of Central Reform Congregation in St. Louis.
Historic preservation scholar Michael Allen, lecturer in Arts & Sciences and the Sam Fox School, offers a review on the “Human Ties” blog of the book “Stop Saving the Planet” by historian and Sam Fox research fellow Jenny Price.
You may know the six people featured in the “WashU Between the Lines” video series. But do you really? “Our subjects share stories about their lives and experiences in ways they never have before,” said junior Julia Appelbaum, one of the series’ producers. New episodes launch today through Friday, April 17, on Facebook and Instagram.
Writing faculty Eileen G’Sell reviews Darius Marder’s Oscar-nominated film, which she says is less about the deaf community than about the process of losing a sense inextricably tied to one’s identity.
The Brown School’s Mark Rank co-writes an article diving into the stigma surrounding welfare benefits and how most recipients actually live, drawing on research from his newly published book “Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty.”
Rachel Presti, MD, PhD, an infectious diseases physician who led the School of Medicine’s participation in the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine trial, encourages members of the public to take the first vaccine available to them.
Rather than encouraging fraud, the system would appear to be encouraging nonparticipation instead, writes the Brown School’s Mark Rank.
Little attention has been paid to women and girls in humanitarian settings, those whose safety has already been reduced due to conflict, natural disaster or displacement. For these women and girls, COVID-19 has made them particularly vulnerable to increases in gender-based violence, writes the Brown School’s Lindsay Stark.
In this episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast, produced by the School of Medicine, infectious disease specialist Steve Lawrence, MD, returns to discuss where we’ve been during the pandemic and what is to come.
In a new episode of the “American Democracy Lab” podcast, presented by the Gephardt Institute, WashU experts help us understand what anger means, particularly at this moment, and how we can build a more “United” States.
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