Washington University faculty members Tili Boon Cuillé, Lerone A. Martin and Angela Miller have won prestigious research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Henrietta W. Freedman, a former member of the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees and a founder of the university’s Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI), died in her sleep, surrounded by family, at her St. Louis home Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. She was 95.
The Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis has won a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help transform doctoral training in the humanities.
Robert Henke, professor of drama and comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, edited “A Cultural History of Theatre In the Early Modern Age” (2017). The volume is third in a six-volume set tracing the complex interactions between theater and culture over the past 2,500 years.
Mark McDaniel, professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, is co-recipient of a 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Conference of Prospective Memory.
Using satellite imaging and drone reconnaissance, archaeologists from Washington University in St. Louis have discovered an ancient irrigation system that allowed a farming community in northwestern China to raise livestock and cultivate crops in one of the world’s driest desert climates.
If your resolution is to be healthier, happier and more fit in the new year, focus first on finding a real purpose in life. People with a higher sense of purpose tend to engage in healthier lifestyle choices and are more likely to feel better about their own health status, according to new research from Washington University in St. Louis.
Gayle Fritz, professor of archaeology, and Natalie Mueller, a 2017 doctoral graduate, both of the Department of Anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, have received the Patty Jo Watson Award for the year’s best article or book chapter on Southeastern archaeology.
“Life After Rugby,” the first book-length poetry collection by Eileen G’Sell, was published in December by Gold Wake Press. G’Sell is a lecturer in writing and in the Prison Education Project in Arts & Sciences.
Washington University in St. Louis Cadet Cormac O’Halloran, a senior majoring in political science in Arts & Sciences, was named as one of the top Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets in the nation.