Category: Washington University

Author Williams to give in-person reading

Acclaimed author Joy Williams returns to Washington University in St. Louis for a special in-person reading from her new novel,…

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Loomis to study novel molecular reaction pathways and dynamics

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Dorothy, a publishing project, partners with New York Review of Books

Dorothy, a publishing project — the independent book publisher co-founded by Danielle Dutton and Martin Riker — has entered into a sales and distribution agreement…

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Facebook controversy raises ethical questions for corporations

This week, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified about the tens of thousands of pages of internal documents she leaked exposing…

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New catalyst helps combine fuel cell, battery into one device

A single device that both generates fuel and oxidant from water and, when a switch is flipped, converts the fuel…

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Mokgosi named 2021-22 Freund Teaching Fellow

Two women, dressed in black, embrace beneath a commanding portrait of Harriet Tubman. A man sits at the edge of…

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$35 million to support study of sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration

People with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder act out their dreams. While sleeping safely in bed, for example,…

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BJC HealthCare to begin construction on new tower at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

BJC HealthCare soon will break ground on a 16-story inpatient hospital tower at Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH). The new inpatient tower…

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NIH awards 4 medical school scientists prestigious ‘high-risk, high-reward’ grants

Four scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been awarded prestigious grants from the National Institutes…

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‘At my very best’ by Dakotah Jennifer

The people we love,The people who impact us, make marks on our lives,Leave something behind.The love they’ve given: the acts…

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University, region gather to honor Danforth

The Washington University in St. Louis community gathered in Graham Chapel on Oct. 2 to honor the legacy of Chancellor…

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How the expanded child tax credit is helping families

American households making less than $50,000 are more likely than higher-earning families to spend the expanded child tax credit on…

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Roell selected for DOE research program

McKelvey School of Engineering graduate student Garrett Roell has been accepted into the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR)…

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Holehouse receives NSF grant

Alex Holehouse, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at the School of Medicine, along with Shahar Sukenik, assistant professor…

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WashU Expert: A more inclusive Bond?

James Bond hurtles through the sky in a silver glider, slicing the clouds like a knife. But piloting the glider…

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Schmidt recognized for contributions to neuropathology

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New members, leaders chosen for Danforth Staff Council

The Washington University Danforth Staff Council has added 10 new members and elected its executive officers for the academic year. The Danforth…

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Diabetes research center receives $4.3 million NIH grant

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded…

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‘Fight or flight’ – unless internal clocks are disrupted, study in mice shows

For humans and animals, many aspects of normal behavior and physiology rely on the proper functioning of the body’s circadian…

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Most cases of never-smokers’ lung cancer treatable with mutation-targeting drugs

Despite smoking’s well-known role in causing lung cancer, a significant number of patients who develop lung tumors have never smoked….

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Blood marker could help ID those at risk of debilitating peripheral artery disease

To track cardiovascular health, doctors measure blood pressure, cholesterol levels and blood sugar, among a number of other cardiovascular disease…

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Harris Award nominations sought

Nominations are being sought for the Jane and Whitney Harris St. Louis Community Service Award. Established in 2000 by a…

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Fail Better: Shubham Tayal

Shubham Tayal came to Washington University in St. Louis with his emergency medical technician certification and a plan to join…

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Mathematician Kerr wins NSF grant

Matthew Kerr, professor of mathematics and statistics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received a $164,784…

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Williams named director of hospital medicine division

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Anderson receives national research award

Sarah Anderson, a postdoctoral research associate in Petra Levin’s biology lab in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St….

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Ssewamala receives $3.2M to address HIV stigma among Ugandan teens

In Uganda, a sub-Saharan country that is home to more than 170,000 adolescents living with HIV, HIV stigma continues to…

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Review updated information security policies

The Washington University in St. Louis Office of Information Security has finalized its annual update of information security policies. The…

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NSF funds $15M institute for discovery of new materials

Scientists and engineers are constantly on the hunt for novel materials and structures that combine valuable properties in new ways. …

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