Alivia Kaplan founded Kuleana Consulting, a global consulting company that connects students with businesses across the globe. She is set to earn a bachelor’s degree in economics and strategy from Olin Business School on May 20.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have identified a previously unknown function for the fragile X protein, the loss of which is the leading inherited cause of intellectual disability. The researchers showed that the protein modulates how neurons in the brain’s memory center process information, a central part of learning and memory.
Commencement student speakers Bryanna Brown, of Atlanta, and Noor Ghanam, who has lived in cities across the globe, took different journeys to Washington University in St. Louis, but on Friday, May 20, both will converge on the stage at Francis Olympic Field to address their fellow members of the Class of 2022.
Researchers at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine have found a way to help more patients who want to stop smoking. The successful strategy involves using electronic medical records to help identify smokers when they visit their oncologists and offering help with quitting during such visits.
Synapse volunteers help children with cerebral palsy build strength, have fun
Washington University senior Addie Avery is a leader of Synapse, the student neuroscience club, which takes part in a program to help children with cerebral palsy build strength and flexibility while having fun.
No other discipline operates at the intersection of innovation and creativity as does fashion, which has the power to change us and our world. Great fashion design not only makes us look better, it helps us be better. Here’s an in-depth look how.