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‘Toward a populist environmentalism’

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.

New season of ‘WashU: Between the Lines’ launches April 12

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.

In ‘Sound of Metal,’ There Are No Small Sufferings

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.

Seeing exponential growth for what it is

Jeffrey M. Zacks, professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, and of radiology at the School of Medicine, explains why we have such a difficult time with exponential growth and how to make its presentation easier to understand.

Faculty Books


In Search of the Japanese Mountain Witch

42 Today

Jackie Robinson and His Legacy


The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain—And How They Guide You