Superhero expert Peter Coogan, lecturer in American culture studies and author of the book “Superhero: the Secret Origin of a Genre,” discusses why superheroes are so popular and the origins of the superhero genre.
Alice Emasu Seruyange (right), MSW ’10, has built the first hospital in Uganda specializing in treating obstetric fistulas. Here she is with a fistula survivor.
People living in marginalized communities in St. Louis, particularly African Americans, have been enduring, as one study participant said “real problems,” such as violence and racism, that are perceived as more immediate than issues of climate change, finds a study from the Brown School.
The Community Academic Partnership on Addiction Clinic, a partnership between the Brown School and Preferred Family Healthcare, was able to increase treatment completion rates by 11% over a six-month time period.
International social work students recently completed work in a first-of-its-kind intensive summer seminar focused on advanced research methods. The event was presented thanks to an ongoing partnership between Washington University in St. Louis and its McDonnell International Scholars Academy partner Xi’an Jiaotong University.
In St. Louis area schools, students who are black, male and have a disability are far more likely to be suspended than those least at risk — 20, 30 or even 60 times more likely, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and Forward Through Ferguson.
Recent and upcoming legal battles involving drug makers represent a major tipping point in America’s fight against the opioid crisis, says an addiction expert at Washington University in St. Louis.
Consumers who take advantage of nonprofit credit counseling services have statistically significant reductions in consumer debt, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Policy approaches such as tuition-free primary education and paid parental leave both transform norms and improve health for women and their children, finds a new study co-authored by Jessica Levy, associate professor of practice at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
The newly established Social Policy Institute at Washington University has received a $385,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co., part of the company’s $125 million, five-year global commitment to promoting customers’ financial health.