Sara Ahmed

Sara Ahmed

By WashU on August 25, 2017 in Fall 2017, Social Justice

The feminist writer and scholar Sara Ahmed will deliver this year’s James E. McLeod Memorial Lecture on Higher Education.

David French

David French

By WashU on August 25, 2017 in Fall 2017, National Issues

In his National Review column, the veteran journalist, author and constitutional law expert David French has expressed a growing concern that political correctness is hampering free speech on college campuses, which he believes is not only a threat to democracy and the First Amendment, but is doing college students no favors by treating them as fragile “snowflakes.”

David Morris

David J. Morris

By WashU on August 25, 2017 in Fall 2017, Healthcare & Psychology

In David Morris’ influential book, “The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder,” the former infantry officer turned journalist embedded with U.S. military forces during the Iraqi War relives his struggle for survival in an attempt to understand and recover from the debilitating mental injury known as PTSD, so that others can understand and get help.

Ervin Scholars

By WashU on August 25, 2017 in Education & Society, Fall 2017

In 1987, Washington University welcomed its inaugural class of 11 John B. Ervin Scholars. Thirty years on, more than 600 Ervin Scholars have graduated, and many of them will converge on campus to attend the 30th anniversary conference.