This year, African and African American studies celebrates its 50th anniversary. AFAS, as it is called, was started in 1969, in response to protests by the Association of Black Collegians (now the Association of Black Students) the year before.
Commemorating the fifth year anniversary of Michael Brown’s homicide in Ferguson, MO, The Academy for Diversity & Inclusion launches “In St. Louis” and an interactive documentary. #InSTLProject
In her new book, “Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in The New Economy,” Adia Wingfield studies ‘racial outsourcing’ specifically the roles of African American health care workers.
All are welcome to attend, The St. Louis Regional Women in Geospatial Technology Summit is a half-day conference featuring the contributions of women in our region who are creating, using and promoting geospatial technologies across industry, government, and education.
This fall, the newly expanded and renovated Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis will reopen with a major exhibition of work by Ai Weiwei—renowned Chinese dissident artist and activist.
Caitlyn Collins, assistant professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences, is one of 10 junior faculty nationwide selected as a 2019 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
Michelle Purdy received the 2019 new scholar book award from the history and historiography division of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) for her book “Transforming The Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools”.
As a kid biking the streets of Kinloch and Ferguson, Mo., Ryan A. Wilson was drawn to construction sites. “I loved looking at buildings,” he recalled with a smile. “It was always fascinating to see things go up. It’s kind of in my blood.”
On June 2nd, University Libraries’ Mary Curtis Horowitz Lecture for Civic Engagement and Social Policy presents “Civil Rights — Past and Present” featuring Cornell W. Brooks former NAACP President.
The National Science Board has announced that Dean Barbara Schaal will be honored with the 2019 NSB Public Service Award.