‘In “Sound of Metal,” there are no small sufferings’

Eileen G’Sell, senior lecturer in writing in Arts & Sciences, writes a review of the Oscar-nominated drama “Sound of Metal,” saying the film explores the process of losing a sense inextricably tied to one’s identity.

Lessons from the past: protecting women and girls from violence during COVID-19

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.

Podcast explores the power of anger

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.

Recognizing women-led businesses

In recognition of Women’s History Month in March, the university’s Office of Supplier Diversity is highlighting six women business enterprise firms that are rising up globally, nationally and locally here at WashU. Learn more about them.

Five myths about poverty

The Brown School’s Mark Rank, co-author of the new book “Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong about Poverty,” discusses five commons myths about poverty in America.

Breaking down the new $110 billion NFL deal

Patrick Rishe, director of the sports business program at Olin Business School, writes an article about the new NFL rights deal, saying it has elements to appeal to younger fans and allows for more interactivity to increase fan engagement.
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