Associate Professor Ahmet Karamustafa conveys a historian's sense
of the diversity and depth of Islam as a religious and intellectual
tradition, clarifying what is misunderstood across and within cultures.
Washington University at 150
University photographer David Kilper has created a visual record
of Washington University, which will appear in the soon-to-be-published
history book, Beginning a Great Work: Washington University in
St. Louis, 1853-2003.
How Culture Impacts Health
Professor Wendy Auslander's interdisciplinary research identifies
risk factors that affect the health of marginalized populations
as well as creates interventions for preventing and managing disease.
'Surgical' Spirit of St. Louis
C. Barber Mueller, M.D. '42, has written a thoughtful biography
of the late Evarts A. Graham, the Bixby Professor of Surgery and
head of the Department of Surgery. A portion of Chapter 7, "The
Pneumonectomy," is excerpted.
Performance of a Lifetime
For 26 years, Ron Himes, B.S. '78, has been the producing director
of the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, an influential theater
company that stages productions from an African-American perspective.
Agent of Change
Shirley Hendricks Perry, A.B. '50, has relished the many twists
and turns of her varied career path, including working for the CIA,
founding a school in Luxembourg City, and helping establish a Commission
on the Status of Women.