The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences is now accepting submissions for the 2022 A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Competition. All WashU graduate and undergraduate students are eligible. The deadline is Jan. 28.
Caroline Kita, associate professor of German and of comparative literature, and Samuel Shearer, assistant professor of African and African American studies, both in Arts & Sciences, have won research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis recently announced its 2022-23 cohort of faculty fellows.
Alian Wang, research professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in Arts & Sciences, received a three-year $570,828 award from NASA for planetary research.
With decades of combined experience in Ukraine and Kazakhstan, Washington University social anthropologists Michael Frachetti and James V. Wertsch share their perspectives on the future of these countries following unrest.
Sachiko Amari, research professor in the Department of Physics in Arts & Sciences, received a $973,810 award from NASA.
Guido L. Weiss, the Elinor Anheuser Professor Emeritus of Mathematics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, died Dec. 25, 2021, of Alzheimer’s disease. Weiss was a prominent mathematician, former chair of the Department of Mathematics and an active member of the university community. He was 92.
Douglas Chalker, professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, received a five-year $660,281 collaborative award from the National Institutes of Health to expand hands-on science efforts in K-12 classrooms.
A new isotope of magnesium — magnesium-18 — was discovered by a team that includes Robert Charity, research professor of chemistry, and Lee Sobotka, professor of chemistry and of physics, both in Arts & Sciences, as reported in the journal Physical Review Letters.
January 6, 2022, marks the one-year anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol building by supporters of president Donald Trump. Here, university experts in political science and law offer their thoughts on what the attack means.
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