Roger Jay Phillips, professor emeritus of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences and former director of the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, died Nov. 19 in Longmont, Colo., after suffering from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 80.
Seven faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis are among 489 new fellows selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society.
Elizabeth Katz, associate professor of law, has earned the 2021 Harold Berman Award for Excellence in Scholarship in Law and Religion from the Association of American Law Schools for her article “Racial and Religious Democracy: Identity and Equality in Midcentury Courts,” published in June in the Stanford Law Review.
Two Washington University in St. Louis students and a recent alumnus were finalists for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
The American Institute of Architects St. Louis recognized Washington University in St. Louis’ Bryan Hall with a 2020 Merit Award in Architecture. Bryan Hall had at one time housed office and lab space for the McKelvey School of Engineering. It was transformed into additional research space for the Department of Chemistry in Arts & Sciences.
The Danforth Campus Parking and Transportation team shares holiday updates, spring plans and more in its November newsletter.
Adrienne D. Davis, vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity and the William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, is stepping down May 31 from her position in the provost office.
Seven faculty members across four undergraduate schools at Washington University in St. Louis have been honored with the 2020 Emerson Electric Co. “Excellence in Teaching” awards.
Jack Kirkland has been a member of the Brown School faculty for 50 years. And the issues that motivated his career in social work and civil rights remain as urgent as when he began teaching. Kirkland said he seeks to create change through understanding.
Barry A. Siegel, MD, professor of radiology and of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Gold Medal Award from the American College of Radiology for his more than 40 years of leadership in the nuclear medicine community.