Two faculty members from Washington University — Princess Imoukhuede and Philip R. O. Payne — have been named fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). AIMBE’s College of Fellows is limited to the top 2% of medical and biological engineers.
Rafia Zafar, professor in Arts & Sciences, will discuss the legacy of Harlem Renaissance writer Langston Hughes for LOA Live Feb. 18.
Rabbi Hershey Novack of Chabad at Washington University in St. Louis has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Visionary Award by JProSTL, the professional sector of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.
Washington University doctoral candidate Jae Kim has won a 2021 Literature Translation Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Kenneth R. Boschert, DVM, associate director of the Division of Comparative Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, has received the Charles A. Griffin Award from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. The award recognizes those in veterinary medicine who have demonstrated ethical scientific or technological advancements in humane experimentation or improved animal care practices.
Rebecca Wanzo, chair and professor of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences, has won the Katherine Singer Kovács awards for outstanding scholarship in cinema and media studies from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
James M. DuBois, the Steven J. Bander Professor of Medical Ethics and Professionalism, and Kenneth M. Ludmerer, MD, the Mabel Dorn Reeder Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have been named Hastings Center Fellows. The Hastings Center addresses social and ethical issues in health care, science and technology.
The French Connexions Cultural Center at Washington University in St. Louis has been elected to the Centers of Excellence of the Embassy of France.
Arts & Sciences doctoral candidates Sayed Kashua and Olivia Lott have won literary honors for a pair of recent books.
Chenyang Lu, the Fullgraf Professor of computer science and engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery