Christina Ramos, assistant professor of history in Arts & Sciences, gives an inside look at her book about an overlooked colonial hospital and care of the mentally disturbed.
Today’s record-low unemployment makes workers more aware of the benefits unions offer, writes sociologist Jake Rosenfeld.
Olin Business School’s Andrew Knight discusses the value, in economic terms and beyond, that a master’s in business administration can offer to graduates.
The new book by Robert Mark Morgan, teaching professor of drama in Arts & Sciences, explores the creative process through the art of scenic design. He writes about embracing risks and failure and collaborating effectively.
Appraisal discrimination is not just a story about individual racist appraisers or personal experience. It is a story about the racism that infuses the appraisal industry and the housing market as a whole, writes Elizabeth Korver-Glenn, assistant professor of sociology.
In this episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast, William G. Powderly, MD, discusses how easily transmissible variants are causing another wave of COVID-19 infections, even among the vaccinated and those who previously were sick with the virus.
Gary J. Patti in Arts & Sciences and the School of Medicine and Kristen M. Patti at the School of Medicine write about how collaboration between diverse groups with different perspectives promotes scientific discovery. To enhance these partnerships and facilitate communication, innovative advances in universal design are essential.
Ian Bogost, professor in Arts & Sciences and the McKelvey School of Engineering, writes an article lamenting the demise of cars with stick shifts and what the loss means for drivers who love them.
This episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast explores the technology IpsiHand, a device created by a WashU startup to help stroke patients use their brains to regain use of their hands.
Memory researcher Mark McDaniel, in Arts & Sciences, co-writes an editorial about how even loving, devoted parents can forget small children in the backseat of the car, sometimes leading to tragic consequences — and offers tips to prevent it from happening to your family.
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