(From left) Richard Bose, electronic engineer, Dana Braun, mechanical technician, and Brian Rauch, research assistant professor of physics, all of Arts & Sciences, have been working this summer at the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, a NASA facility in Palestine, Texas, to integrate the parts of ANITA IV, the fourth incarnation of a spectacular stratospheric balloon experiment that will fly this winter in Antarctica. Read more on the ANITA project.
Douglas R. Lowy, MD, acting director of the National Cancer Institute, told Washington University School of Medicine faculty and staff that the NCI is doubling its efforts to address disparities in cancer research and care. (Photo: Robert Boston/School of Medicine)
Douglas R. Lowy, MD, acting director of the National Cancer Institute (third from left), met Aug. 5, 2016, with (from left) John DiPersio, MD, PhD, the Virginia E. and Sam J. Golman Professor of Medicine and deputy director of Siteman Cancer Center; Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, the Bixby Professor of Surgery and Siteman’s director; David H. Perlmutter, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine; and Karen Kharasch, Siteman’s executive director of research and business administration. (Photo: Robert Boston/School of Medicine)
Linda Hack, director of benefits in Human Resources, enjoys the ball game with her family at Washington University Employee Night at the Ballpark Aug. 8, 2016. (Photo: Amanda Pope)
Scott Krummenacher (center) and Julie Potter, on the field with Chancellor Mark Wrighton, prepare to throw out a ceremonial first pitch Aug. 8, 2016, as part of the first Washington University Employee Night at the Ballpark. (Photo: Amanda Pope)
First-year medical student Amal Taylor receives his white coat Aug. 12, 2016, from Will R. Ross, MD, associate dean for diversity at the School of Medicine. The White Coat ceremony is a rite of passage in which future doctors are welcomed to the medical school and the medical profession. (Photo: Robert J. Boston/School of Medicine)
First-year medical student Shahroz Fatima (fourth from left) is surrounded by her family, Aug. 12, 2016, in the Ellen S. Clark Hope Plaza after the School of Medicine White Coat ceremony. The ceremony is a rite of passage in which future doctors are welcomed to the medical school and the medical profession. (Photo: Robert J. Boston/School of Medicine)
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