Rupa Patel photo

Patel recognized in Business Journal’s ’40 Under 40′

Rupa Patel, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, was selected from more than 500 nominations as one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” honorees for 2018.  

Bedasse receives black studies book award

Monique A. Bedasse, of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, recently received the top book prize from The National Council for Black Studies for her 2017 book, “Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization.”

Libraries’ Neureuther essay contest winners named

University Libraries has selected the winners of the 2018 Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition. The Neureuther competition offers prizes to both undergraduate students and graduate students who write short essays about their personal book collections.
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Faculty, students participate in climate summit April 22-24

Washington University faculty and students will moderate panels at the Saint Louis Climate Summit, hosted by Saint Louis University. Students, faculty and staff can attend an evening with Bill Nye of “Science Guy” fame and environmentalist Carl Pope on April 23 for free by showing their IDs at the ticket booth.
Modell Center dedication photo

Cooper named director of center for primary immunodeficiencies

Megan Cooper, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics and of pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named director of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic and Research Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
Mark Edwards

Edwards receives coaches award

Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball coach Mark Edwards is among those who received the 2018 National Association of Basketball Coaches Division III Outstanding Service Award. 

Graduate student awarded Udall Foundation congressional internship

Graduate student Krystian Sisson, a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation from Henryetta, Okla., has been awarded an Udall Foundation and Native Nations Institute congressional internship for this summer. Sisson is pursuing a master’s of social work, with a concentration in policy, at the Brown School.
Ralph Dacey gets honor

Dacey honored with award named after him

Neurosurgeon Ralph G. Dacey Jr., MD, of the School of Medicine, is now the namesake for an award that pays tribute to his spirit and accomplishments in the area of cerebrovascular research, his myriad contributions to neurosurgery, and his unwavering leadership in the area of resident training and education.
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