The National Academy of Investors included Washington University in St. Louis on its 2023 Top 100 Worldwide Universities granted U.S. patents again.
Washington University in St. Louis sophomore Da’Juantay Wynter has been selected by the Institute for Responsible Citizenship for its Washington Program, a selective, two-summer program for talented Black male college students.
Three early-career scientists at the School of Medicine have been honored with the Young Physician-Scientist Award by the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). They are Tarin M. Bigley, MD, PhD; Jeffrey W. Brown MD, PhD; and Drew J. Schwartz, MD, PhD.
Rajendra Apte, MD, PhD, the Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor in the John F. Hardesty, MD, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the School of Medicine, has received a $300,000 Research to Prevent Blindness/American Macular Degeneration Foundation Catalyst Award.
Anna Gonzalez, vice chancellor for student affairs at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected as one of 40 women making a difference in higher education by “Diverse: Issues In Higher Education,” a leading publication that covers diversity news in colleges and universities.
Washington University has once again been named a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. students. This recognition is given to the U.S. colleges and universities that received the highest number of applicants selected for the 2023-24 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Mark S. Wrighton, chancellor emeritus and the James and Mary Wertsch Distinguished University Professor, has been appointed chair of the Saint Louis Science Center’s board of commissioners.
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2024 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science from Northwestern University.
Naina Muvva, a first-year student in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list in the education category for her innovative financial literacy software, Intertwined.
Nathan Dize, an assistant professor of French in Arts & Sciences, has been appointed co-editor of the new trade book series “Global Black Writers in Translation.”