Jenny Liu has been selected to receive the 2016 Harrison D. Stalker Award from the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. The award is recognizes students whose undergraduate careers combine outstanding scientific scholarship with significant contributions in the arts and humanities.
The Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences has awarded this year’s Spector Prize to Vita Jaspan. The annual award recognizes academic excellence and outstanding undergraduate achievement in research.
The Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences has selected Shyam Akula as the inaugural recipient of the Quatrano Prize, which will be awarded annually for the most creative biology thesis project.
David Mutch, MD, the Ira C. and Judith Gall Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named co-chair of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee.
Victoria J. Fraser, MD, head of the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Citation of Merit from the University of Missouri School of Medicine.
Heather Corcoran, director of the College and Graduate School of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, has an exhibition on view through May 21 at COCA. It’s called “Reading Time Across Words and Numbers: Visualization Projects.”
Five outstanding individuals have received Washington University’s Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award this year, exemplifying a character of service and giving to the St. Louis region.
Washington University Arts & Sciences seniors Heidi Chiu and Cameron Kinker have been selected for 2016 Humanity in Action summer fellowship programs in Europe and the United States.
Students studying classics in Arts & Sciences have been racking up honors this year, from a Merle Kling fellowship to an invitation to a classics seminar to Classical Association awards.
Lerone Martin, assistant professor of religion and politics in the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis, has been awarded a 2016-2017 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship for a research project titled “J. Edgar Hoover’s Stained Glass Window: The FBI and Christian America.” Martin’s research on Hoover also earned a 2016 book grant from the Louisville Institute for the Study of American Religion.