Brown School launches pandemic preparedness and response initiative

Brown School launches pandemic preparedness and response initiative

The Brown School has launched a “Foundations of Pandemic Preparedness & Response” program. The five-part, 20-hour program provides a self-paced, online tool kit to help public health and social service professionals respond, mitigate and prevent infectious disease outbreaks, focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Divided City grant applications open

The Divided City 2020 initiative will award multiple grants of up to $10,000 to individuals and organizations in the St. Louis metro region engaged in community work or creative practice related to urban segregation. Applications are due Aug. 26. 

Reminders about upcoming Aug. 4 primary

The Gephardt Institute reminds the campus community about the upcoming Missouri election Aug. 4. Those who wish to vote absentee or by mail must request a ballot from their local election authority by Wednesday, July 22.

Join plastic-free challenge in July

The Office of Sustainability invites members of the university community to join the WashU team in an online plastic-free challenge this month.

Racial equity engagement sessions planned

The Washington University community is invited to participate in a series of engagement sessions this summer focused on racial equity and the steps we will take as a university to address systemic racism and the toll it has on our Black community in particular.

Danforth Campus fall planning town halls this week

The university’s Fall Planning Committee invites the Danforth Campus community to attend a series of town hall webinars this week to learn more about the university’s planning process for the fall semester and to ask questions and share feedback.

Cancer research pilot funding available

The Washington University American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grants program annually awards up to five investigators $30,000 one-year grants. The aim is to support junior faculty conducting cancer research pilot projects. Applications are open, and the deadline is Sept. 25.
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