‘Requiem of Light’

‘Requiem of Light’

It’s a grim milestone. More than 1 million Americans have died due to COVID-19. In this video, Rebecca Messbarger, director of medical humanities in Arts & Sciences, discusses “Requiem of Light,” a citywide memorial that she conceived and organized for the thousands of St. Louisans lost to the pandemic.



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‘Forgetting a baby in the backseat? Yes, it could be you.’

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.

Why more Black scholars are considering Black colleges

Many elite Black students today are giving historically Black colleges and universities another look. Arts & Sciences’ Michelle Purdy, who has studied the intersection of race and education, discusses this trend on the podcast “A Word … With Jason Johnson.”

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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