WashU at Night: A look at campus life after dark
Every night, members of WashU’s 400-plus student groups and nearly 500 intramural and club sport teams fill classrooms, studios, common spaces and fields to perform, practice, build and compete. Get a small glimpse of one week’s nocturnal action.
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International effort aims to help those at risk for serious psychiatric illness
In this episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast, learn about efforts in St. Louis and Kenya to identify and treat young people at risk for schizophrenia and other serious conditions. The international study’s goal is to improve early diagnosis and treatment.
Book explores the life of Genevra Sforza
Genevra Sforza (ca. 1441-1507) lived her long life near the apex of Italian Renaissance society, as wife of two successive de facto rulers of Bologna. A new book by Elizabeth Bernhardt in Arts & Sciences explores both her life story and misogynistic legends about the supposed destruction of Bologna and the Bentivoglio family.
Nazi orders for Jews to wear a star were hateful, but far from unique – a historian traces the long history of antisemitic badges
The Nazi context differed significantly from Renaissance Italy’s: There were no negotiations or exceptions, not even for large payments. But the mockery by children, the loss of status, and the shame remained, writes Flora Cassen.
Students ready to be back on campus
Senior Amanda Sherman is back to ambush — ahem, interview — Washington University in St. Louis students (and a WashU canine) about the new academic year.
Is privacy dead?
In a new book, “Why Privacy Matters,” one of the world’s leading experts in privacy law, Neil Richards, the Koch Distinguished Professor in Law and co-director of the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law, argues privacy is not dead, but up for grabs.