A newly released report provides insight into public safety at Washington University in St. Louis, with a focus on exploring how the university can best support safety on and near the Danforth Campus to meet the needs of its diverse community.
Dorothy Elliott, founding assistant director of the John B. Ervin Scholars Program, died Jan. 24, 2021, at her home in St. Louis. She was 84. Affectionately known as Mrs. E., Elliott was a sounding board, champion and second mother to generations of Ervin scholars.
The Brown School is celebrating Black History Month this February with a series of video tributes to Black achievers and open classroom learning sessions.
Washington University’s Princess Imoukhuede and Lori Setton join more than a dozen of their colleagues across the country calling for racial equity in federal funding of biomedical engineers.
For this year’s virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration, Lerone Martin, associate professor of religion and politics, will interview Peniel E. Joseph, of the University of Texas at Austin and author of “The Sword and the Shield.” The book challenges persistent misconceptions about King and Malcolm X’s relationship and quests for justice.
Princess Imoukhuede, associate professor, has been named director of diversity initiatives for the McKelvey School of Engineering. In addition, Jessica Wagenseil, associate professor, has been appointed vice dean for faculty advancement at the school, and she will serve as associate chair of the McKelvey Faculty Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
The Washington University Equity and Inclusion Council recently released its first progress update. The council is charged with creating a process to build sustainable, lasting change on campus.
At the School of Medicine, orthopedic surgeon Eric W. Carson aims to increase diversity and mentorship in medicine.
Hedwig Lee, professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE²) at Washington University. Lee had served as one of the center’s associate directors since its beginning in 2019.
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.