University hires inaugural chief privacy officer

David Valentine-Elam has been named the inaugural chief privacy officer at Washington University, announced Monica Allen, vice chancellor and general counsel. In his role, Valentine-Elam works to ensure that the information of students, faculty, staff and research participants is protected.

Harris Award nominations sought

Nominations are being accepted for the Jane and Whitney Harris St. Louis Community Service Award, which honors a local couple for extraordinary contributions to the culture and welfare of the metropolitan St. Louis area. The deadline is Oct. 31.
Greenberg recognized for work straddling race, religion

Greenberg recognized for work straddling race, religion

Maxwell Greenberg, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies in Arts & Sciences, has won a Warburg Research Grant for his work on Jewish pioneers in the American Southwest. In addition, Greenberg’s research on Jewish pioneer cemeteries will be used in Reconstructionist Rabbinical College’s new project on race, religion and Judaism.