Jonathan Barnes and Richard Loomis, both in the Department of Chemistry in Arts & Sciences, won a four-year $90,000 grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for the recruitment and retention of underrepresented graduate students in chemistry’s doctoral program.
Merck Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to establish two endowed assistant professorships supporting early-career physician-scientists from populations that are historically underrepresented in medicine and biomedical sciences.
Parking and Transportation Services shares important updates on the pending parking management system upgrade and upcoming event parking changes in its October newsletter.
Students Essete Workineh and Johnny Yeldham, both in Arts & Sciences, are among 11 St. Louisans selected to participate in the German-American Sister Cities Youth Forum.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has joined the NIH’s SenNet, a national research network focused on understanding senescent cells, an elusive but important cell type that plays key roles in the diseases of aging.
Mark Glenn, chief of the Washington University Police Department (WUPD), will retire from the university and leave his position on Nov. 8, according to Shantay Bolton, executive vice chancellor for administration and chief administrative officer.
Medical imaging scientist Samuel Achilefu and child psychiatrist Joan L. Luby, MD, both of Washington University School of Medicine, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in health and medicine.
Washington University in St. Louis undergraduates Lauren Blaydon and Anna Li recently won first place in an emergency preparedness competition through the HOSA–Future Health Professionals organization.
Chancellor Emeritus William H. Danforth’s words serve as a guiding light through “persistent trials and recurring difficulties.”
Since 1998, the Danforth Scholars program has been transformational to nearly 700 students: their college educations and their careers and lives of service afterward.