Nancy Thomas, a leading expert in voting patterns among college students, will join Chancellor Andrew D. Martin for the discussion “Educating for Democracy in a Time of Division,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. The conversation is one of 16 virtual and in-person events planned for Civic Action Week, an initiative of the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement.
Ervin Scholars alumnae Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Morgan DeBaun will give a talk as part of the 35th anniversary celebration of the John B. Ervin Scholars Program Sept. 30.
A discovery in the lab of Amit Pathak at the McKelvey School of Engineering connects mechanobiology to nuclear condensates in healthy cells.
Thomas De Fer, MD, and Victoria J. Fraser, MD, both of the School of Medicine, have been awarded mastership in the American College of Physicians, one of the highest honors available to internists.
Images from on and around the Washington University campuses.
Ulugbek Kamilov at the McKelvey School of Engineering has twice been awarded a grant for cutting-edge imaging research.
Washington University School of Medicine’s Jeffrey Gordon, MD, has received the inaugural David and Beatrix Hamburg Award for Advances in Biomedical Research and Clinical Medicine from the National Academy of Medicine. Gordon is regarded as the father of the field of microbiome research.
St. Louis CITY Soccer Club has chosen physicians with Washington University Orthopedics as the club’s official team doctors and BJC HealthCare as medical services provider.
Connecting students to good jobs takes more than career fairs and resumes, says Rebekah Paré, the new associate vice chancellor for career development and education at Washington University in St. Louis. Career education is an all-hands-on-deck endeavor that requires faculty support, alumni mentors and expert advisers, she said.
Benjamin Garcia, the Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished Professor and head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at the School of Medicine, along with colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, received a five-year $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a quantitative mass spectrometry project.