Jason Purnell, assistant professor in the Brown School, has been named recipient of the 2016 FOCUS St. Louis Leadership Award for his work on the For the Sake of All project.
Sabine Eckmann, director of the Kemper Art Museum, has won the College Art Association’s 2016 Alfred H. Barr Award for museum scholarship.
The Washington University Center for Women’s Infectious Diseases Research held its annual symposium in November on the Medical Campus. The event featured research talks by 2014-15 awardees of the CWIDR Pilot Grant Program, which aims to bring together researchers across departments to focus on topics related to women’s infectious diseases
Works by the Sam Fox School’s Patricia Olynyk will be featured in “Some Provocations from Skeptical Inquirers,” a two-person show at The Mishkin Gallery in Manhattan.
Sean M. Savoie, senior lecturer in performing arts, has received two nominations in the St. Louis Theater Circle’s 2015 Awards.
Jeffrey McCune, associate professor of performing arts and of women, gender and sexuality studies, both in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, won the Michael Lynch Service Award from the Gay, Lesbian, Queer Caucus of the Modern Language Association.
Three professors from the School of Engineering & Applied Science have been elected to the 2016 College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, representing the top 2 percent of medical and biological engineers in the country.
Mark Rank has received the 2016 Society for Social Work and Research Book Award for his book “Chasing the American Dream: Understanding What Shapes Our Fortunes.”
Washington University Libraries received $150,000 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to digitize and reassemble the unaired interview outtakes from the seminal series “Eyes on the Prize.”
Fuzhong Zhang, PhD, of the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, recently was honored with the 2016 Daniel I.C. Wang Award from the journal Biotechnology & Bioengineering.