Karen Leingang, who works in Information Technology, was elected and installed as district director of Toastmasters International’s District 8 at the district’s annual spring conference.
A $2.3 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant will fund Jianjun Guan and Fuzhong Zhang’s effort to develop and deliver therapeutic proteins to help treat injured limbs.
Mark P. Taylor, dean of Olin Business School, will conclude his deanship June 30. He will continue to serve as the Donald Danforth Jr. Distinguished Professor of Finance after taking a year of academic leave.
Praised for her can-do spirit, professionalism and grace, Rachel Mance, director of faculty support at Washington University School of Law, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes a nonacademic staff member for exceptional effort that has bettered the university.
Ranen Miao, a rising senior studying political science and sociology in Arts & Sciences, has been named a Udall Undergraduate Scholar. Miao was among 55 students selected for the honor.
Guoyan Zhao, assistant professor in neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine, received a $433,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to apply a cutting-edge imaging technology to study subcellular features of brain tissue from Alzheimer’s patients.
Commencement images from on and around the Washington University campuses.
After surviving an unprecedented WashU experience, the Class of 2022 was lauded for its resilience as it celebrated Commencement May 20. Graduates got their diplomas — and a daylong celebration punctuated by a festival that stretched across campus.
Undergraduate student speaker Noor Ghanam, who earned a degree from Arts & Sciences, reminded her classmates to celebrate their resilience and support for one another as well as their academic achievements.
Graduate student speaker Bryanna Brown, a MBA graduate from Olin Business School, urges the Class of 2022 to invest in others.