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Magarian analyzes state efforts to restrict ‘inappropriate’ library materials

Greg Magarian, a constitutional law expert at the School of Law, writes an op-ed about a proposed Missouri regulation of public libraries, arguing that the requirements to protect children from “inappropriate materials” would “inject government bias into library funding” in violation of the Constitution.

‘Engineering is pregnant with possibilities’

Michelle Oyen, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, writes in Science Advances about how recent engineering advances provide new tools and techniques to alleviate poor pregnancy outcomes that can lead to maternal and fetal death and long-term medical complications.

‘The World Cup of paradoxes’

Sunita Parikh, in Arts & Sciences, writes on the “Human Ties” blog about the recent World Cup in Qatar, the juxtaposition of thrilling moments on the field with ugly business and political elements behind major sporting events and the concept of “sportswashing.”

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?

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.

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Slow Birding

The Art and Science of Enjoying the Birds in Your Own Backyard