New research from Calvin Lai, Arts & Sciences, suggests that the day-long implicit bias-oriented training programs now common in most U.S. police departments are unlikely to reduce racial inequity in policing.
Tess Thompson, research assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study unmet social needs of cancer patients and their caregivers, with the ultimate aim of improving outcomes for both.
Undergraduate tuition will be $61,750 for the 2023-24 academic year — a $2,330 (3.9%) increase over the 2022-23 academic tuition of $59,420, announced Amy B. Kweskin, executive vice chancellor for finance and chief financial officer.
Samulnori, a genre of traditional Korean percussion music, is among the many acts to perform at the annual Lunar New Year celebration, which will run Feb. 3-4 at Edison Theatre.
Racial discrimination was found to be a significant force behind higher levels of depression among college-educated Black Americans, finds a new study from the Brown School.
S. Joshua Swamidass, MD, PhD, an associate professor of pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is recognized for applying machine learning to chemical biology and medicine, and for extraordinary public outreach promoting an understanding of science among communities of faith.
Research from the lab of Hong Chen, at the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine, and collaborators found that using focused-ultrasound-mediated liquid biopsy in a mouse model released more tau proteins and another biomarker into the blood than without the intervention. This noninvasive method could facilitate diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders.
A new study led by the School of Medicine reveals at least one cause of low white blood cell counts in patients treated for glioblastoma and demonstrates a potential treatment strategy that improves survival in mice.
A study in iScience led by biologist Yehuda Ben-Shahar in Arts & Sciences identifies a link between the genetic instructions for the perception and production of pheromones.
Vivienne Chang and Eugenia Yoh met back in 2018 at a Washington University hotpot party hosted by the Taiwanese Students Organization. The two students soon learned, not surprisingly, they both loved the food, culture and people of Taiwan, where they both had family. They also discovered another, more unusual passion – children’s books. Their debut book, “This is Not My Home,” was released in January.
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