Otto Brown, a rising senior studying economics and political science in Arts & Sciences, has been recognized by the All In Campus Democracy Challenge as a member of its All In Student Voting Honor Roll.
Washington University will award five honorary degrees during its 161st Commencement May 20. Among the recipients is astronaut Mae Jemison, MD, who will deliver the Commencement address. Jemison was the first woman of color to travel into space.
Andrea Soranno, Kathleen Hall and Alex Holehouse, all at the School of Medicine, received a new five-year $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to research genome packaging of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Ethan Lowder, a December 2021 graduate who majored in the biochemistry track of biology in Arts & Sciences, won the Ralph S. Quatrano Prize; Kayla Wallace, a senior majoring in environmental biology with a minor in anthropology in Arts & Sciences, received the Spector Prize.
Camillo Padoa-Schioppa, professor at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research titled “Neuronal mechanisms of good-based economic decisions.”
Vijay K. Samineni, assistant professor of anesthesiology at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Two students from the McKelvey School of Engineering were honored at a joint conference of the American Water Works Association and the Missouri Water Environment Association.
Three science writers in Medical Public Affairs at the School of Medicine were honored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for writing excellence at the organization’s recent Group on Institutional Advancement’s annual meeting.
Daniel E. Goldberg, MD, PhD, a renowned researcher in molecular parasitology at Washington University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Eileen G’Sell, senior lecturer in Arts & Sciences, has published two pieces on French filmmaker Céline Sciamma as well as the Current Affairs essay “What Do Women Really Deserve?”