Unlocking the ‘chain of worms’

Unlocking the ‘chain of worms’

Biologist B. Duygu Özpolat in Arts & Sciences published a single-cell atlas for a highly regenerative annelid worm. This research may help inform stem cell technologies and regenerative medicine down the line.
Elmesky receives William H. Danforth St. Louis Confluence Award

Elmesky receives William H. Danforth St. Louis Confluence Award

Rowhea Elmesky, an associate professor of education in Arts & Sciences, received the William H. Danforth St. Louis Confluence Award, which recognizes WashU researchers and community partners who are working together to address our region’s challenges. For the past decade, Elmesky has partnered with students and educators at University City High School to build a school culture where everyone feels valued.
Sam Fox School presents 95th Annual Fashion Design Show

Sam Fox School presents 95th Annual Fashion Design Show

The Sam Fox School will present WashU’s 95th Annual Fashion Design Show April 27 in Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge. One of the oldest such shows in the nation, the event will feature dozens of models wearing scores of outfits that together explore the intersection of clothing and culture.
Solving women’s health issues through engineering focus of course

Solving women’s health issues through engineering focus of course

Women’s health has been getting a new focus in recent years from the local to the federal level, with President Joe Biden recently launching initiatives to boost federally funded research in this long-overlooked area. That focus is also active at the McKelvey School of Engineering, where a new elective course is filled with students interested in how they can use engineering to solve problems in women’s health.
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