A warming world needs better batteries
For the green energy revolution to be successful, scientists must develop more cost-effective and sustainable battery technologies. Researchers in the McKelvey School of Engineering are spending their energy on just that.
Tracking the populist tsunami
By analyzing social media content generated across the globe, political scientists seek to understand the current wave of populist rhetoric flooding the internet and Its threats to democracies.
Stretching the boundaries
With ambitions and savvy acquisitions, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum makes an international mark.
‘Motivated by hope and humility’
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, explores the “vast, mysterious world” of the microbiome to find solutions to promote healthy growth in malnourished children. In recognition of his groundbreaking work, Gordon received the 2022 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research.
To love boldly
In 32 years as spiritual leader of the CSC, Fr. Gary Braun has made a lasting impact by challenging generations of WashU students — Catholic and non-Catholic — to be better. But it’s nearing time for him to begin a new chapter.
Celebrating 170 years, noting many sevens
In February 1853, the institution that became Washington University came into existence. Discover a sampling of moments from WashU’s 170-year history in which the number seven plays a starring or supporting role.
Keys to saving democracy
Russia expert Fiona Hill visited WashU and shared, through the lens of her own life, how education and opportunity are two important ways by which the world can save democracy.
Offering hope — and a way forward
Fred Ssewamala and his research team here and in Uganda are creating and implementing poverty alleviation and public health interventions that are making a huge difference in the lives of children, families and communities in the African country.
Pushing the boundaries of the visible world
Washington University engineers, scientists and physicians team up to advance imaging science and improve human health.
Planting for the future
Arboretum curator Stan Braude shares his goal for the campus landscape as well as for those who enjoy it.
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