A center in the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences received a grant establishing the School of Medicine as a coordinating center for the Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential. STEP-UP is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) program to introduce scholars underrepresented in medicine to medical research.
Matt Sullivan, the university’s assistant director of disability resources, has received the Rising Star Award from the Coalition for Disability Access in Health Sciences Education.
Applications for faculty members whose research area focuses on race and ethnicity are open, the Office of the Provost announced. Applications are due by Oct. 3.
Washington University in St. Louis has joined with 14 other universities in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court as it prepares to hear arguments in two cases challenging longstanding precedent that allows universities to consider race and ethnicity in admissions decisions.
Washington University in St. Louis alumna and Emerita Trustee Joyce Buchheit and her husband, Chauncy Buchheit, have made an $845,000 gift to help the university attract more talented students from rural communities in Missouri and southern Illinois, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.
The St. Louis Business Journal has recognized Anthony T. Dao, MD, an instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the School of Medicine, with a Business of Pride Award.
Equalize, a mentoring program and pitch competition designed to support academic women entrepreneurs, takes place June 30. Register to attend the virtual event.
Gerald Early, the Merle King Professor of Modern Letters in Arts & Sciences, will serve as interim director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity at Washington University in St. Louis, effective July 1. Hedwig Lee and William Acree, both in Arts & Sciences, are stepping down as co-directors.
Washington University in St. Louis has joined SlaveVoyages, a collaborative digital initiative that compiles records related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade. William Acree, co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE²), says membership provides university faculty and students an opportunity to both benefit from and contribute to SlaveVoyages’ critical scholarship.
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE²) has announced the three winners of its inaugural St. Louis High School Student Paper Awards.