Jonathan Barnes and Richard Loomis, both in the Department of Chemistry in Arts & Sciences, won a four-year $90,000 grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for the recruitment and retention of underrepresented graduate students in chemistry’s doctoral program.
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity has launched a new podcast, “Everywhere with CRE².” The podcast plans to explore research from center faculty and fellows and dive deep into issues affecting St. Louis and the world.
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity is accepting applications for funding opportunities. Faculty affiliates are invited to design a new graduate-level seminar for the 2022-23 academic year. The deadline is Oct. 15.
Interested in helping the 2022 Day of Dialogue & Action come to life? Make plans to attend an upcoming information session.
Washington University’s Mindfulness and Anti-Racism series continues with a discussion addressing the fight against injustice without hate.
All Washington University in St. Louis faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and trainees are eligible for a free membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, a national leader in professional development, training and mentoring.
Brazilian immunologist José Luís Fachi will join the laboratory of Marco Colonna, MD, the Robert Rock Belliveau, MD, Professor of Pathology at the School of Medicine, as a Pew Latin American Fellow in Biomedical Sciences. Fachi plans to study how metabolites produced by healthy gut bacteria promote intestinal immunity.
Washington University has renewed its commitment to the American Talent Initiative’s Accelerating Opportunity campaign, a nationwide effort to graduate an additional 50,000 low- and moderate-income students from ATI member colleges and universities by 2025.
William Acree, professor of Spanish in Arts & Sciences, has been appointed interim co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE2) at Washington University. Acree has served as a CRE2 associate director since the center’s founding in 2019.
Washington University in St. Louis is welcoming the first round of faculty members identified through its race and ethnicity cluster hire initiative, a multiyear effort to build a world-class and interdisciplinary research program on race.