Seniors Camille Borders and Jasmine Brown named Rhodes Scholars

Washington University in St. Louis seniors Camille Borders and Jasmine Brown each have been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, one of the world’s most prestigious academic honors. They were selected Nov. 18 and are among 32 scholars from the United States. Borders and Brown are Ervin Scholars, members of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and good friends.

Water world

Three Washington University in St. Louis scientists studied the great granddaddy of all photosynthetic organisms — a strain of cyanobacteria — to develop the first experimental map of that organism’s water world.
Christopher Stark

Stark wins Norwegian fellowship, other accolades

Christopher Stark, assistant professor of music in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected as a 2018 artist-in-residence at USF Bergen. The honor comes amid a year of accomplishments for the composer.
Joe Bonwich

Memorial service set for Joe Bonwich, adjunct instructor

A memorial service for Joe Bonwich, an adjunct instructor in University College in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 7316 Balson Ave. in University City, Mo.

‘Reformation/Revolution’ concert Nov. 19

The Washington University Choirs will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with a free concert featuring music from the Reformation era alongside songs drawn from more recent protest movements, such as the fights for women’s suffrage and African-American civil rights.

Art, war and good intentions

Can art be separated from its cultural context? In “Kiss,” Chilean playwright Guillermo Calderon explores the power, empathy and sometimes difficult responsibilities of live theater. The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences will present Calderon’s funny yet searing drama Nov. 16-19.

Film festival presents Ward-Brown’s ‘Never Been a Time’

“Never Been a Time,” a documentary film by Denise Ward-Brown, associate professor in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, will be screened Nov. 5 as part of the 26th annual St. Louis International Film Festival.
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