Victoria Woodhull, c. 1870. Photo by Matthew Brady.

WashU Expert: History of female presidential candidates

As Democrats gather in Philadelphia, and Hillary Clinton accepts her party’s nomination for the presidency, it is worth pausing to consider the history of previous female presidential candidates. “Women have been running for president since before they had the right to vote,” said Andrea Friedman, professor of history and of women, gender, and sexuality studies at Washington University in St. Louis. “This has been a very long time coming.”

Center for the Humanities announces 2015-16 grants

The Center for the Humanities announced more than three dozen new and renewed grants in a variety of categories for faculty members and graduate students during the 2015-16 year.

University College preview night Thursday

University College — the professional and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences — will hold a preview night at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge.

Four Washington University graduates selected as Fulbright students

Four Washington University in St. Louis alumni have been selected to conduct research or teach English this year as participants in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program recognizes talented students who are committed to promoting global collaboration and understanding through research and teaching.
Correcting errors in a digital transcription of Edmund Spenser’s “The Faerie Queen” published in 1596. (Photo: Joe Angeles/Washington University)

The Early Modern Lab

The Early Modern Lab, a cooperative Mellon-funded venture between Washington University, Northwestern and Notre Dame, is shaping the way scholars interact with early modern print culture.
New funding from the National Science Foundation and the Water Research Foundation will allow Washington University faculty members to study how to best control lead pipe corrosion.

Washington University researchers awarded $229K to study lead pipe corrosion

The National Science Foundation, along with the Water Research Foundation, has awarded a pair of Washington University in St. Louis researchers $229,000 in grants to study ways to best control lead pipe corrosion, which can poison drinking water. Daniel Giammar, the Walter E. Browne Professor of Environmental Engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied […]
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