Student Group Time Capsule Saved in University Archives

By Sonya Rooney on November 17, 2017

            The Fossil Free Wash U student campaign has joined the national Sunrise Movement’s Climate Legacy Time Capsule Project.  Three students from the group brought the time capsule to University Archives today to be saved as part of their collection with instr...

Hotch at 100: Tennessee Williams

By William Youngblood on November 17, 2017

In this third installment of our ongoing video interview with A. E. Hotchner, recorded to commemorate his 100th birthday, Hotch talks to us about meeting and working with a young Thomas Lanier “Tennessee” Williams, while they were both Washington University undergraduates enrolled in ...

October 2017 New Books List

By cpmcleod on November 16, 2017

The EPS Library acquired the following materials in October of 2017: Cataclysms: a new geology for the 21st century, by Michael Rampino. GB 5014 R355 2017 GIS technology applications in environmental and earth sciences, by Bai Tian. GE 45 R44 T53 2017 Seismic data interpretation using digital ima...

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Physiology, Feb.- November 2017 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on November 16, 2017

Physiology, Feb.- November 2017 | Best Sellers as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available. Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst Sapolsky, Robert M. Penguin Books 2017. ISBN 9781594205071. $35 The Secret Life of Fat: The Scie...

Inspired by Special Collections: Ken Botnick’s Diderot Project

By Rose Miyatsu on November 16, 2017

In a previous blog post, we highlighted the famous Encyclopédie, Ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Des Sciences, Des Arts Et Des Métiers, also known as Diderot’s Encyclopedia, which helped to spread and popularize the Enlightenment reasoning that would eventually lead to the French Revolution. The m...

A Revolutionary Encyclopedia

By Rose Miyatsu on November 14, 2017

Diderot’s Famous Encyclopedia The Encyclopédie, Ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Des Sciences, Des Arts Et Des Métiers, often referred to simply as Encyclopédie or Diderot’s Encyclopedia, is a twenty-eight volume reference book published between 1751 and 1772 by André Le Breton and edited by transl...