Thorp to speak on science, democracy Feb. 8

Thorp to speak on science, democracy Feb. 8

Holden Thorp, the Rita Levi-Montalcini Distinguished University Professor and editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals, will speak at a free online event Feb. 8 focused on the intersection between science and politics.
Apply for Newman Exploration Travel Fund

Apply for Newman Exploration Travel Fund

Washington University Libraries is now accepting applications for the 2022 Newman Exploration Travel (NEXT) Fund, which provides travel funds of up to $10,000 per recipient. Applications are due by March 6.
2021 in review: New direction, new discoveries

2021 in review: New direction, new discoveries

Goodbye, 2021. We won’t focus on the way you left us — dealing with a new COVID-19 variant and uncertain about the future. No, we at Washington University will focus on the good — bold new discoveries, hopeful new students and a promising new direction for the university.
2021: The year in video

2021: The year in video

From the South 40 underpass to the highlands of Peru, Washington University’s top videos take viewers across the globe to showcase amazing students and groundbreaking research. Here, the Source shares the seven most-viewed videos of 2021.
Get to know Sean Armstrong

Get to know Sean Armstrong

Asquith S. “Sean” Armstrong joined Washington University in St. Louis as dean of University College on Nov. 1. In this video, he talks about his decision to come to WashU, his background and his commitment to University College and the success of adult learners.
Senior Young was a Rhodes Scholar finalist

Senior Young was a Rhodes Scholar finalist

Washington University in St. Louis senior Kennedy Young was a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. She has devoted her years at Washington University to studying the history of mass incarceration and working directly with those in the prison system today.
Lodge to depart Washington University

Lodge to depart Washington University

Jennifer K. Lodge, vice chancellor for research at Washington University and the David T. Blasingame Professor, will leave the university at the end of the year. Lodge will be joining Duke University as vice president for research and innovation in January.
McDonnell Center lecture on sampling the solar system

McDonnell Center lecture on sampling the solar system

Kevin D. McKeegan, a scientist whose analyses of meteorites and other extraterrestrial materials from space has improved understanding of the processes and chronology of the early solar system, will deliver a free public talk in November as part of the Robert M. Walker Distinguished Lecture, sponsored by the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences.
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