Coffeestamp, a local coffee roaster and bakery, recently opened its second location at Washington University in St. Louis. Its arrival is another big win for the university’s supplier diversity strategy.
People who lived in neighborhoods with ready access to civic and social organizations displayed higher cognitive scores than those who lived in neighborhoods with no immediate access to such organizations, finds a new study by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and University of Michigan.
Biologist Susanne S. Renner in Arts & Sciences explains why trees might actually be starting to turn red and yellow earlier, not later. Brilliant fall color might become a casualty of a warming world.
An international phase 3 clinical trial for a drug developed to treat a rare, inherited form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) showed that it reduced molecular signs of the fatal disease, but at six months did not improve motor control and muscle strength, according to Washington University School of Medicine researchers.
Nancy Thomas, a leading expert in voting patterns among college students, will join Chancellor Andrew D. Martin for the discussion “Educating for Democracy in a Time of Division,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. The conversation is one of 16 virtual and in-person events planned for Civic Action Week, an initiative of the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement.
Ervin Scholars alumnae Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Morgan DeBaun will give a talk as part of the 35th anniversary celebration of the John B. Ervin Scholars Program Sept. 30.
Siteman Cancer Center and the University of Missouri will collaborate on cancer research, with the aim to improve care throughout Missouri.
Zachary Stern’s frenetic comedy “Democratic Airlines” and Melia Van Hecke’s contemporary folktale “The Fern” will receive world premiere staged readings as part of the 2022 A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival. The festival is named for alumnus A.E. Hotchner, who famously bested Tennessee Williams in a campus playwriting competition.
Researchers at the McKelvey School of Engineering have developed a new model that can accurately create a continuous 3D model from a set of 2D images without being trained on previous images.
Washington University School of Medicine’s Jeffrey Gordon, MD, has received the inaugural David and Beatrix Hamburg Award for Advances in Biomedical Research and Clinical Medicine from the National Academy of Medicine. Gordon is regarded as the father of the field of microbiome research.
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