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The workplace revolution
From “quiet quitting” to telecommuting, Arts & Sciences researchers have been at the forefront of groundbreaking research on our new normal.
What historical newspapers can reveal about the spread of racial terror
A new project from two WashU researchers uses digital text mining to examine how historical newspapers contributed to the spread of racial violence and what it means for our modern media landscape.
UAW strike to end after reaching tentative agreement with GM
Weidenbaum Center Resident Fellow Jake Rosenfeld quoted in Scripps News
Recognizing outstanding faculty and staff
At a ceremony and reception held Sept. 11 in Holmes Lounge, members of the Arts & Sciences community gathered to recognize recipients of the annual faculty and staff awards. Each recipient has demonstrated exceptional service to the university through service, leadership, or teaching. Congratulations to all the awardees!
Two Kling Fellows receive WashU endorsement for prestigious UK scholarships
Two members of the Merle Kling Undergraduate Honors Research Fellowship, a program of the Center for the Humanities, have been endorsed by Washington University for prestigious Rhodes and Marshall scholarships. Read on for more on Omaer Naeem’s and Ranen Miao’s educational plans and how the Kling Fellowship prepared them for the intense scholarship competition.
Workers are trying to unionize in greater numbers than expected in the Midwest
Weidenbaum Center Resident Fellow Jake Rosenfeld quoted in St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Meet our new faculty: Social sciences
This fall, 16 new researchers and instructors join 6 social science departments in Arts & Sciences. Welcome to our incoming faculty!
Still separate and unequal: How subsidized housing exacerbates inequality
New sociology research from Elizabeth Korver-Glenn in Arts & Sciences finds Black and Latino subsidized renters live in homes with more unsafe conditions while simultaneously paying more, both total cost and relative to their income.
Four Sociology Seniors Graduate With Latin Honors
Four Sociology seniors will graduate with Latin Honors this year!
WUSTL Sociology Professor Zakiya Luna Wins 2023 Distinguished Feminist Lecturer Award
The Sociologists for Women in Society recently awarded WUSTL Sociology Professor Zakiya Luna, Ph.D. this year’s Distinguished Feminist Lecturer Award. Created in 1985, this award recognizes and celebrates “members whose scholarship employs a feminist perspective.”