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Mellon Mays fellowship program welcomes 29th cohort, new director
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program supports original undergraduate research an emphasis on projects pertaining to identity, social justice, and diversity. This fall, Jonathan Fenderson will take the helm of the program.
Another lesson from the Griot: How community-university partnerships can grow and evolve
CRE2’s Tila Neguse sits down with Lois Conley, director of the Griot Museum of Black History and Culture, to talk about the museum, the pandemic, reciprocity and the relationships the museum has built with the Washington University community.
Five myths about compensation
Weidenbaum Center Research Fellow Jake Rosenfeld authors article in The Washington Post
Celebrating Our Alumna Alia Nahra
What the policing response to the KKK in the 1960s can teach about dismantling white supremacist groups today
Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient David Cunningham authors article in The Conversation
Video of Americanist Dinner Forum: Policing Blacknesss: Law, Race, and Criminal Justice Reform, March 3, 2021
Announcing the Spring Celebration of Undergraduate Research
The Office of Undergraduate Research is to host a month-long Spring Celebration of Undergraduate Research in April following the success of virtual Undergraduate Research Week this past fall.
Wingfield receives NSF grant to study millennials and corporate employment practices
Adia Harvey Wingfield, the Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor and associate dean for faculty development in Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a two-year, $180,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for the project “Millennials and Corporate Employment Practices.”
Nicklaus: Biden spending plan is insurance against economic disaster
President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus, accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris, in the White House Thursday.
Work From Home Has the Power to Advance Equality—or Set It Back
Employers that ignore potential pitfalls could inadvertently intensify office biases.
WashU Expert: A historic opportunity to combat systemic racism
‘Lots of our political disputes focus on how to slice the pie, but enlarging the pie is half the problem’