‘Dwell in Other Futures’

Visions of the future shape how we see the present. On April 27 and 28, Washington University’s Divided City initiative will co-sponsor “Dwell in Other Futures,” a two-day event exploring how collisions of race, urbanism and futurism might spark fresh ideas about the city that is and the city that is to come.
Gerry Rohde on hood of a car

Washington People: Gerry Rohde

Meet Gerry Rohde, who works in the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences. He is a stockroom manager and lab safety officer by day and a St. Louis Public Radio host by night.

Bedasse receives black studies book award

Monique A. Bedasse, of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, recently received the top book prize from The National Council for Black Studies for her 2017 book, “Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization.”

Class Acts: An innovation mindset

How Peter Delaney, who will graduate from Washington University with a degree in global health and the environment in Arts & Sciences, turned a passion for innovation and medicine into an emergency medical system for an African community. And that’s just some of what he did as a student here.

Libraries’ Neureuther essay contest winners named

University Libraries has selected the winners of the 2018 Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition. The Neureuther competition offers prizes to both undergraduate students and graduate students who write short essays about their personal book collections.

Bugged out by climate change

Warmer summer and fall seasons and fewer winter freeze-thaw events have led to changes in the relative numbers of different types of bugs in the Arctic, says Amanda Koltz, a postdoctoral fellow in Arts & Sciences. The study relies on the longest-standing, most comprehensive data set on arctic arthropods in the world today: a catalogue of almost 600,000 flies, wasps, spiders and other creepy-crawlies collected at the Zackenberg field station on the northeast coast of Greenland from 1996-2014.
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