Leading college voting expert to speak at Civic Action Week

Leading college voting expert to speak at Civic Action Week

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.
Hotchner Festival presents two new plays

Hotchner Festival presents two new plays

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.
Gordon honored by National Academy of Medicine

Gordon honored by National Academy of Medicine

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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