Washington University in St. Louis has made a $25,000 contribution in support of Proposition R, an initiative that will appear on the ballot in an Aug. 3 special election in the city of St. Louis, as well as Franklin, Jefferson and St. Louis counties.
Washington University Bears Caleb Durbin and Ryan Loutos woke up Tuesday with high hopes and nervous jitters. By the end of the day, both would score deals with Major League Baseball teams.
Washington University Dining Services received a gold 2020 Loyal E. Horton Dining Award from the National Association of College & University Food Services.
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.
For microbiologist Arpita Bose, associate professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, science is a collaborative endeavor. Her lab focuses on microbial metabolisms, taking an interdisciplinary approach to address issues related to energy and sustainability.
The university’s International Travel Oversight Committee recently announced an update to its international travel policy for faculty, staff, and graduate and professional students starting Aug. 1.
Renowned composer Robert Wykes, professor emeritus of music in Arts & Sciences, died June 29, 2021, in St. Louis. He was 95.
The Washington University Board of Trustees has four new student representatives for 2021-22. The undergraduate representatives are Tennyson Holmes and Gaby Smith; the graduate student representatives are Bryanna Brown and Kendall Burks.
Julie O’Neal, assistant professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, received a $250,000 award from the International Myeloma Society. The award will be used to develop novel immunotherapy treatments for multiple myeloma, a common blood cancer.
The Division of Physician-Scientists at the School of Medicine has selected four physicians for its second class of Dean’s Scholars. The program provides up to two years of financial support and mentorship to aspiring, early-career physician-scientists, along with dedicated time for conducting laboratory research.