Category: Washington University

Professors Emeriti meeting set March 8

The university Society of Professors Emeriti will hold its regular monthly meeting via Zoom at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March. 8….

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Irani, Smith named Presidential Management Fellows

Katherine Irani, a master’s of public health student at the Brown School, and Kendra C. Smith, a master’s student in…

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Lu named editor-in-chief of ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical System

Chenyang Lu, the Fullgraf Professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named…

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Sam Fox School, CRE2, Pulitzer Arts Foundation welcome artist-in-residence Jordan Weber

Foliage erupts from a deconstructed police cruiser. An urban farm in north Minneapolis reflects basketball geometry. A functioning greenhouse —…

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Brown School working with St. Louis city on virus containment

New research from faculty in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis is providing guidance to local policymakers…

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‘The Dilemma of the Black Republican’

Jackie Robinson’s baseball career is synonymous with civil rights advancement. But his life also illuminates a period of dramatic electoral…

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Plans moving forward for in-person Commencement

Washington University is moving forward with in-person Commencement ceremonies on the Danforth Campus in May for members of the classes…

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School closures ‘sideline’ working mothers

Decades of feminist gains in the workforce have been undermined by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has upended public education across…

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When using pyrite to understand Earth’s ocean and atmosphere: Think local, not global

The ocean floor is vast and varied, making up more than 70% of the Earth’s surface. Scientists have long used…

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WashU Spaces: mySci Warehouse

Not far from the crates of kazoos, stacks of Slinkies and boxes of nylon knee highs, Chris Sella, Institute for…

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Africa Initiative awards new round of pilot grants

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to curtail nonessential travel, it hasn’t tamped down interest in interdisciplinary partnerships involving Washington University…

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Holtzman, Karch honored for research into neurodegenerative diseases

Alzheimer’s researchers David M. Holtzman, MD, and Celeste Karch, PhD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have been recognized…

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Under climate stress, human innovation set stage for population surge

Climate alone is not a driver for human behavior. The choices that people make in the face of changing conditions…

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Search begins for dean to lead reimagined University College

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Public Safety Committee concludes work, releases report

A newly released report provides insight into public safety at Washington University in St. Louis, with a focus on exploring…

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Join the Green Cup competition in March

The Green Cup is an annual competition to reduce energy use, and typically is focused on Washington University’s residential colleges….

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Journal names Kouvelis editor-in-chief

Kouvelis Panos Kouvelis, director of The Boeing Center for Supply Chain Innovation and the Emerson Distinguished Professor of Operations and…

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Bai receives NSF CAREER Award

Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) have revolutionized the way people live, enabling transformative electronic devices, portable power tools and electric vehicles. They…

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Olynyk named inaugural Medicine & Media Arts Initiative fellow

Patricia Olynyk, the Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at…

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New ‘Musical Lunch Box’ event Feb. 26

It has been a historically difficult year for the arts, and especially for live performers. Students and faculty in the…

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New strategy blocks chronic lung disease in mice

Inflammatory lung diseases such as asthma, COPD and, most recently, COVID-19, have proven difficult to treat. Current therapies reduce symptoms…

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Trust your gut: A healthy sense of disgust can prevent sickness

The next time your stomach turns at the smell of spoiled food or the sight of feces, pay attention. New…

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Flags lowered in memory of Americans who died of COVID-19

The U.S. and university flags over Brookings Hall are lowered to half-staff until sunset Friday, Feb. 26, in memory of…

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Cote named a National Academy of Inventors senior member

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Emergency communication system test planned March 4

Washington University in St. Louis will test its emergency communication system at 10 a.m. March 4. The test ensures that…

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Kastor featured on C-SPAN’s ‘Lectures in History’

Peter Kastor, the Samuel K. Eddy Professor and chair of history in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St….

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Baseball finally integrates its record book

Gerald Early, the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, is a big baseball fan and sports scholar. He was in…

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The most important work

On March 17, 2020, Pfizer Inc. and German-based BioNTech announced a collaborative effort to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, the…

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New course studies the business of politics

In “The Business of Elections” (I60 BEYOND 102), over 70 students examined the 2020 presidential campaign through the lenses of…

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Gun violence and human rights: Seeking a comprehensive solution

Gun violence in the United States has reached crisis proportions. Nearly 40,000 people are killed by guns in the United…

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