New insight into orchid origins

New insight into orchid origins

Research from Washington University in St. Louis shows that orchids probably originated in Eurasia. Biologist Susanne Renner in Arts & Sciences is a senior author of the study in New Phytologist.
Preparing for take off

Preparing for take off

Childhood entertainment led Jenelle Cooper, MSME ’12, to the aerospace engineering industry. “I grew up near a private airfield, and my parents would often take me and my brother over there to play outside,” says Cooper, now an aerospace engineer and team manager at Boeing. “We’d watch the planes take off and land, and we […]
Willroth receives SAGE award

Willroth receives SAGE award

Emily Willroth, an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University, has received the SAGE Early Career Trajectory Award from the Society for Social and Personality Psychology.
Gateway STEM students visit campus for Kolbert Q&A

Gateway STEM students visit campus for Kolbert Q&A

For years, Gateway STEM High School students have read Pulitzer Prize-winning climate journalist Elizabeth Kolbert. On Feb. 12, they got to meet her at a special science storytelling program at Washington University in St. Louis. The event was sponsored by WashU’s Climate Across Curriculum program, which connects Gateway STEM in St. Louis Public Schools to faculty experts, campus tours and learning resources.
Three faculty recognized by psychological association

Three faculty recognized by psychological association

The Association for Psychological Science has recognized three members of the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis — Calvin Lai and Renee Thompson as fellows and Jessie Sun as a “Rising Star.”
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