As past president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society, Schaal often advocates for scientific funding. Here, she explains why science is a good investment.
For Ira Kodner, MD, emeritus professor of surgery, Frankenstein has many ethical lessons for young scientists, physicians and society at large.
Mark Rank has been studying economic insecurity in America for more than two decades. His findings? You may be more at risk than you think. Why is economic insecurity such a problem in the U.S. and what can we do about it?
A microbiology professor discusses antibiotic resistance and his lab’s efforts to help physicians fight antibiotic-resistant infections.
Shea Gouldd started her first business at 14 years old. Now she is studying entrepreneurism at Washington University and has opened up a second business, Bear-Y Sweet Shoppe, on campus.
After serving seven stints in prison for writing bad checks, Shawntelle Fisher is now pursuing a master’s of divinity and master’s of social work at the Brown School, and she has started a nonprofit, SoulFisher Ministries.
Adia Harvey Wingfield, professor of sociology, discusses what you can do to make your workplace more inclusive. Hint: Hosting another diversity training is not the answer.
Elie Mafolo didn’t know any English when he came to St. Louis from the Congo in 2012. Now, he’s an Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholar studying computer science in the School of Engineering & Applied Science. Here, he shares how hard work has helped him achieve.
In fall 2015, Nobel laureate W. E. Moerner returned to campus to give the Weissman Lecture. Washington magazine spoke with him and asked what it was like to win the world’s top prize.
Two weeks after he turned 18, Jimmy Loomis, Arts & Sciences Class of ’17, became Missouri’s youngest elected official.