The Black Rep launches its 45th season with a new production of “Sweat,” Lynn Nottage’s 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, in WashU’s Edison Theatre through Sept. 26.
For the first time since the pandemic began, in spring of 2020, all of Washington University’s varsity athletic teams are returning to competition. In this video, we celebrate all of our scholar-champions as they prepare to start the 2021-22 season.
Washington University was ranked the top employer in Missouri on Forbes 2021 list of “America’s Best Employers.”
Researchers from the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine developed software to improve MRI images without the need for new hardware or data.
Using computer simulations and a simple theoretical model, physicist Mikhail Tikhonov in Arts & Sciences showed how bacteria could adapt to a fluctuating environment by learning its statistical regularities — for example, which nutrients tend to be correlated — and do so faster than evolutionary trial-and-error would normally allow.
“Downton Abbey” and a BBC miniseries based on Edith Wharton’s novel “The Buccaneers” inspired Olin Dean Mark P. Taylor to examine a historical trend.
Two big changes are coming to Commencement at Washington University. The annual ceremony is moving from Brookings Quadrangle to historic Francis Olympic Field. And, starting next year, Commencement will be followed by a celebration featuring lawn games, live entertainment and food from St. Louis eateries.
A study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System shows that people who have had COVID-19, including those with mild cases, are at an increased risk of developing kidney damage as well as chronic and end-stage kidney diseases.
With a goal of developing rheumatoid arthritis therapies with minimal side effects, School of Medicine researchers have genetically engineered cells that, when implanted in mice, will deliver a biologic drug in response to inflammation.
A study led by Washington University School of Medicine, in collaboration with the Special School District of St. Louis County, found that rapid saliva test screenings contributed to exceedingly low transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19 among students, teachers and staff in those schools.
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