Rafia Zafar is taking the helm as director of Washington University in St. Louis’ Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program. Zafar is a professor of English, of African and African-American studies, and of American culture studies, all in Arts & Sciences.
An engineering faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis has received a three-year, $589,486 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to understand the fundamental limits on the ability to control the dynamics of a group or a population system.
Beth Landers recently was named director of the Summer School and assistant dean in University College in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.
Seven alumni of Washington University in St. Louis’ School of Engineering & Applied Science were honored at the school’s Alumni Achievement Awards event March 30 at the Saint Louis Art Museum.
Tom Keeline, assistant professor of classics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a highly competitive Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities. His project is titled “Latin Textual Scholarship in the Digital Age: An Open-Access Critical Edition of Ovid’s ‘Ibis.’”
The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) has named Washington University in St. Louis’ Richard Vierstra a fellow of ASPB.
Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis recognized outstanding alumni and supporters of the school during its 20th annual Arts & Sciences Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony, held March 23 at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis.
Adrienne Strong, a graduate student studying sociocultural anthropology in Arts & Sciences, has been recognized with a 2017 Peter K. New Student Research Competition award from the Society for Applied Anthropology.
Brent Ruoff, MD, associate professor and director of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Missouri College of Emergency Physicians’ R.R. Hannas Physician of the Year Award.
Clarissa Rile Hayward, associate professor of political science in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected for the 2017-18 Fellows-in-Residence program at the Edmund J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University.