Rebecca Wanzo, professor and chair of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences, has won two major awards in the field of comic book studies.
Kevin Moeller, professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, won the 2021 Jaroslav Heyrovsky Prize for Molecular Electrochemistry from the International Society of Electrochemistry. His research focuses on using electrochemistry as a synthetic tool for constructing everything from complex organic molecules to two-dimensional addressable surfaces.
Dan Epps, the Treiman Professor of Law, testified before the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States on July 20.
Dedric Carter, vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer at Washington University, received the Campus Leaders Who Care Award from the Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association.
Betsy Sinclair, professor of political science in Arts & Sciences, has been named a fellow of the Society for Political Methodology. The recognition acknowledges Sinclair’s outstanding scholarly contributions to the development of political methodology.
The Department of Cell Biology & Physiology at the School of Medicine has named Sheila Stewart, the Gerty Cori Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology, to the newly created position of vice chair.
Adia Harvey Wingfield, associate dean for faculty development and the Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences, is the 2021 recipient of the American Sociological Association’s Race, Gender and Class section’s Distinguished Career Award.
Washington University Dining Services received a gold 2020 Loyal E. Horton Dining Award from the National Association of College & University Food Services.
Brazilian immunologist José Luís Fachi will join the laboratory of Marco Colonna, MD, the Robert Rock Belliveau, MD, Professor of Pathology at the School of Medicine, as a Pew Latin American Fellow in Biomedical Sciences. Fachi plans to study how metabolites produced by healthy gut bacteria promote intestinal immunity.
The Washington University Board of Trustees has four new student representatives for 2021-22. The undergraduate representatives are Tennyson Holmes and Gaby Smith; the graduate student representatives are Bryanna Brown and Kendall Burks.
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