Washington University will award five honorary degrees during its 161st Commencement May 20. Among the recipients is astronaut Mae Jemison, MD, who will deliver the Commencement address. Jemison was the first woman of color to travel into space.
Washington University School of Medicine has received a $61 million grant renewal for its Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences to support clinical and translational research across the region.
Michael Nowak, research professor of physics in Arts & Sciences, is part of the global research team that shared the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.
Researchers at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine have found a way to help more patients who want to stop smoking. The successful strategy involves using electronic medical records to help identify smokers when they visit their oncologists and offering help with quitting during such visits.
Several distinguished speakers, faculty members and student leaders will take part in Commencement recognition ceremonies for Class of 2022 graduates and their families and guests May 18-20 at Washington University in St. Louis.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has displaced millions of people, most of them women and children. This mounting crisis suggests that conflict-related sexual violence, which has been reported in Ukraine, requires urgent action, say Washington University in St. Louis experts on refugees and displaced populations.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and Saint Louis University found that less than half of Americans who received treatment for opioid use disorder over a five-year period were offered a potentially lifesaving medication.
Hybrid school during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with worse parental mental health, as was working from home, finds a new study from the Brown School.
Research from the Living Earth Collaborative highlights the cascading consequences of common parasitic infections. Although many of these infections are not lethal, they can still impact health or animal behavior, leading hosts to eat less vegetation. The study led by biologist Amanda Koltz in Arts & Sciences is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Committed to academic excellence, service and their fellow students, the 3,400 members of the Class of 2022 have achieved so much during their years at Washington University in St. Louis — and all during a devastating pandemic. Class Acts, our annual celebration of outstanding graduates, shares the journeys and accomplishments of 13 students who exemplify the best of WashU.
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