Category: Education

Education alumnus James Young wins Ferguson-Florissant School District Teacher of the Year

James Young, sixth-grade musical theatre teacher at Johnson-Wabash Sixth Grade Center, was named Ferguson-Florissant School District’s 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year. Young, a…

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How people prefer to receive life-changing news, good or bad

When finding out life-changing news, whether good or bad, some people prefer to receive information as soon as possible. Others…

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Despite challenges, starting a small business during pandemic has advantages

There’s growing evidence that the COVID-19 pandemic spurred a small business boom. In May, the National Bureau of Economic Research…

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Olympics provide untapped chance to improve health for all

Given the increased interest in sports and exercise around the Olympics underway in Tokyo, events such as the Summer Games…

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When stubborn bugs refuse to make drugs

An untapped trove of desirable drug-like molecules is hidden in the genomes of Streptomyces bacteria — the same bacteria responsible…

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COVID-19 Exposure Notifications system launches for university community

Washington University in St. Louis is launching a smartphone system that allows Washington University faculty, staff and students to use COVID-19 Exposure…

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Depth of perception

Minuscule tunnels through the cell membrane help cells to perceive and respond to mechanical forces, such as pressure or touch….

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New agreement helps St. Charles Community College business students transfer credits seamlessly to UMSL

Under a new articulation agreement, UMSL will award St. Charles Community College business students college credits for courses they have…

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NIH funds Rudra, Jackrel to improve vaccines for elderly

The coronavirus pandemic has emphasized the importance of vaccines, particularly for the elderly, who have been disproportionately impacted by the…

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Two strands are tougher than one

Messenger RNA, or mRNA, has been in the news recently as a crucial component of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19…

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7.28.21

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Wanzo wins Eisner Award, Hatfield Book Prize

Rebecca Wanzo, professor and chair of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St….

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Krawczynski to examine role of water in volcanoes, Earth’s evolution

Michael J. Krawczynski, assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis,…

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Moeller wins Heyrovsky Prize for electrochemistry

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Why we’re excited to return to campus

Tritons from across the university are ready to make a triumphant return to campus. They’re looking forward to athletics, getting…

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Home Plate program returns

After a year break due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Home Plate program is back and looking for volunteer families…

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Optometry student Patrick Stifter makes an impact through role as AOSA treasurer

College of Optometry fourth year student Patrick Stifter found optometry after helping his now-wife, Yelyzaveta, navigate dental health problems while…

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UMSL faculty and staff bring volunteers to the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s RedCan Graffiti Jam

Dana Klar (back row, fifth from left), assistant teaching professor of child advocacy studies at UMSL, has brought faculty, staff…

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[UHSP] Submit Nominations for Eutectics Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations for the Eutectics Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2021 are now open! Original Source

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Epps testifies before Supreme Court commission

Dan Epps, the Treiman Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, testified before the Presidential Commission on the…

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Education alumna Deitra Colquitt selected for Voices of Change Writing Fellowship

Deitra Colquitt, a four-time graduate of the UMSL College of Education and co-principal at Pershing Elementary School, is one of eight…

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Carter receives ‘leaders who care’ award

Dedric Carter, vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer at Washington University in St. Louis, received an award from a…

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Educators from across St. Louis take part in IT Career Summit hosted by UMSL

Natissia Small, UMSL’s vice provost for access, academic support and workforce integration, delivers the opening address at last week’s IT…

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Yang to study two-dimensional quantum materials

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Eye on UMSL: Let us show you around

Senior social work major Brittney Parker (red shirt) led a group of prospective students from Triton College in River Grove,…

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Moon to engineer microbes to control heat production

Since the 18th century, thousands of women in Jeju, South Korea, have made a living diving in icy-cold water for…

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University offers new bachelor’s degree in data science

Careers in data science are among the most in-demand in today’s world, yet there are more jobs available than qualified…

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‘Good cholesterol’ may protect liver

The body’s so-called good cholesterol may be even better than we realize. New research from Washington University School of Medicine…

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Sinclair named fellow of Society for Political Methodology

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Cell Biology & Physiology names Stewart vice chair

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