Dwight A. McBride and Justin A. Joyce discuss James Baldwin Review, which they co-founded in 2015 and which is now co-published by WashU and Manchester University Press. With more than 20,000 annual downloads, it is the most read journal in the press’s catalogue.
WashU’s Heartland Initiative aims to expand educational access to students from small towns in Missouri and southern Illinois. This September and October, an admissions team logged nearly 10,000 miles traveling to 80 schools in rural Missouri and Illinois.
Raj Dhar, MD, at the School of Medicine, co-led a study that showed that the long-standing practice of treating deceased organ donors with thyroid hormone does not help preserve heart function, may cause harm and should be discontinued.
Sang-Hoon Bae at the McKelvey School of Engineering and collaborators have demonstrated integrated processing hardware they say could revolutionize artificial intelligence computing.
The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis will host a discussion with Heather Cox Richardson, author of “Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America,” from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in Graham Chapel.
“WUDT’sNEXT” will take place in Edison Theatre Dec. 1-3. The performance will feature original works by visiting choreographers Leslie Cuyjet and Mike Esperanza and faculty choreographers Antonio Douthit-Boyd, Elinor Harrison and David Marchant.
Nichol L. Luoma, vice president of University Business Services at Arizona State University, has been named executive vice chancellor for administration and chief administrative officer at Washington University in St. Louis, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin. Her appointment is effective Feb. 5.
In diseased hearts, low-dose radiation therapy appears to improve heart function. The new research, from the School of Medicine, could lead to new heart failure therapies.
“Things are always happening at once,” Adam Pendleton said. “I want the paintings to be like that.” In this video, Pendleton, one of the most celebrated visual artists of his generation, talks about his artistic process and how painting echoes the movement of the body.
Computer scientists led by Ning Zhang at the McKelvey School of Engineering developed AntiFake, a tool to protect voice recordings from unauthorized speech synthesis.
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