Nine Washington University scholars ruminate on race, COVID-19, police
brutality and America as the house of pain.
Professor Emeritus Wayne Fields reflects on the transformative leadership of Bill Danforth.
Kris Kleindienst, AB ’79, is co-owner of Left Bank Books. During this year’s multiple crises, Kleindienst has found reading, and the community bookstores provide, more important than ever.
Comedian Julia Lindon writes, hosts a podcast and acts. She also recently created a TV pilot inspired by her own ‘coming-of-age and coming out’ experiences in New York. The show, Lady Liberty, is streaming now.
In a new solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis, alumna Ebony G. Patterson explores beauty, tragedy and what lies beneath it all.
Vetta Thompson, the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Studies at the Brown School, discusses how partnership and sustained community efforts are key components in addressing the racism that contributes to disparities in disease, including COVID-19.
Han Li, MD ’15, shares what it was likes to treat COVID-19 patients during the early days of the pandemic.
Dmitri Jackson, BFA ’08, draws the award-winning comic Blackwax Boulevard for music nerds — and everyone else, too.
Life-altering faculty research, student accomplishment, alumni innovations — Washington magazine covers it all. Through features, profiles and news, the magazine shares the university’s impact on the region, nation and world — with an aim to build and maintain connections with alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends of the university.