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HR offers class for staff on effective habits

The Office of Human Resources is offering a virtual four-part class for staff titled “Creating Habits That Stick.” Each session…

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Libraries’ Neureuther essay contest winners named

Washington University Libraries has selected the winners of the 2021 Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition. The Neureuther competition offers…

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Entrepreneurship awards announced

The Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Washington University in St. Louis recently announced the results of two…

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Brood X cicadas emerge in a rapidly changing world

Talk about a rude awakening. Brood X cicadas are coming of age in world that is drastically altered from the…

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Finding alternatives to traditional antibiotics aim of $11 million grant

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received an $11 million grant from the National Institute…

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Wastewater treatment system recovers electricity, filters water

Whether wastewater is full of “waste” is a matter of perspective. “Why is it waste?” asked Zhen (Jason) He, professor…

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Student move-out donation drive underway

As the academic year winds down, it’s time again for students to move out for the summer. The Office of…

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Darcy receives Gold Medal from interventional radiology society

Darcy Michael D. Darcy, MD, professor of radiology and associate professor of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in…

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Bose, Meacham receive Defense Department grant

Bose Arpita Bose and Mark Meacham at Washington University in St. Louis have received the university’s first Defense Established Program…

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Class Acts: The champions for health equity

This week, Class Acts celebrates graduates who are working for health equity across the globe, in their neighborhoods and in…

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Allman, Solnica-Krezel receive faculty achievement awards

Jean Allman and Lilianna Solnica-Krezel will receive Washington University in St. Louis’ 2021 faculty achievement awards, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin…

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Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer in women under 50

Colorectal cancer diagnoses have increased among people under age 50 in recent years and researchers are seeking reasons why. A…

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Michael E. Hughes, assistant professor of pulmonary medicine, 41

Hughes Michael Evan Hughes, a neuroscientist and chronobiologist highly respected for his research at Washington University School of Medicine in…

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Sachs testifies before House committee

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Fournier to study dynamics of fast chemical reactions

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Clothes, confidence and the stubbornness of joy

Sometimes joy is a radical act. “When I was in middle school, I wore bright, patterned pants that I called my ‘confidence pants,’”…

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Six to receive honorary degrees from Washington University

Washington University in St. Louis will award six honorary degrees during the university’s Commencement ceremonies, May 20-21. The university also…

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Olin earns rare triple accreditation, launches online MBA for digitally enabled leaders

Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School has climbed to new global heights, joining an elite cohort of triple-accredited…

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Megan Flake

Megan Flake has seemingly limitless energy and passion for her job. She is the laboratory safety and protocol manager at…

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Reminder about campus parking during Commencement events

Parking & Transportation Services provides updates on parking and traffic flow plans for spring Commencement events, which will take place…

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Hammond receives Merck research fellowship

Hammond J. Gmerice Hammond, MD, a cardiologist and health policy research fellow in the Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine…

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FDA menthol ban would benefit Black, younger Americans

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s proposed ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes and all flavored cigars could be particularly beneficial for…

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Bai lab develops stable, efficient, anode-free sodium battery

When it comes to batteries, lithium-ion are the best we have as far as energy density and convenience. For now….

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Wealth, status could not shield 19th-century families from parasitic infection

Parasitic infections, including tapeworm and whipworm, were a common problem in the United States until the 20th century. It is…

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Michael Friedlander, professor emeritus of physics, 92

Michael W. Friedlander, professor emeritus of physics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, died Thursday, April…

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Public Safety Committee recommendations to be adopted, implemented

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to meeting the safety needs of its entire community. Today, the university announced…

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Inside the Lewis Collaborative

The charge was ambitious. Conditions were complicated. The results have been transformative. The Lewis Collaborative, located less than a mile…

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Elson elected to National Academy of Sciences

Elliot L. Elson, professor emeritus in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis,…

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Biology department wins HHMI ‘Driving Change’ grant

A team based in the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis recently won…

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Fike receives NSF geobiology grant

David Fike, professor of earth and planetary sciences and director of environmental studies, both in Arts & Sciences at Washington…

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