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A discussion on Montás’ ‘Rescuing Socrates’

Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado, the Jarvis Thurston and Mona van Duyn Professor in the Humanities at Washington University, gives a review of Roosevelt Montás’ “Rescuing Socrates” and discusses humanities education.

A look at exhibit on Japanese American artist Chiura Obata

A new exhibition at Olin Library focuses on Chiura Obata, hailed as one of the great American landscape painters of the last century. The exhibition highlights the artist’s paintings from 1942, when President Roosevelt’s executive order forced more than 120,0000 West Coast Japanese Americans into internment camps. The exhibit is on display until Sept. 4.

A reflection on the history of Juneteenth

Geoff Ward, professor in Arts & Sciences and director of the WashU & Slavery Project, explores the history of Juneteenth and offers resources to learn more about the commemoration and to take part in activities on campus and across the St. Louis region.

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.


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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