New members named to Danforth Staff Council

The six newest members of Washington University in St. Louis’ Danforth Staff Council have been selected. The council provides a platform for ongoing communication between Danforth staff and the senior administration.

Henke edits ‘A Cultural History of Theatre’ volume

Robert Henke, professor of drama and comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, edited “A Cultural History of Theatre In the Early Modern Age” (2017). The volume is third in a six-volume set tracing the complex interactions between theater and culture over the past 2,500 years.

McDaniel recognized for prospective memory research

Mark McDaniel, professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, is co-recipient of a 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Conference of Prospective Memory.
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Good named to neonatology advisory council

Misty Good, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named to the Scientific Advisory Council of the Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Society. The nonprofit aims to reduce cases of NEC, a potentially fatal intestinal disease in premature newborns.

Law student earns VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship

Edward Tjaden, a third-year student at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, has been awarded a Veterans of Foreign Wars-Student Veterans of America Legislative Fellowship, a semester-long academic experience. 

Van Essen receives Glass Brain Award

David C. Van Essen, the Alumni Endowed Professor of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2017 Glass Brain Award from the Organization of Human Brain Mapping. The award recognizes lifetime achievement in using neuroimaging to advance understanding of the brain.

Dutcher named cell biology society fellow

Susan Dutcher, a professor of genetics and the interim director of The McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a 2017 fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB).

Fritz, Mueller receive Southeastern Archaeological Conference award

Gayle Fritz, professor of archaeology, and Natalie Mueller, a 2017 doctoral graduate, both of the Department of Anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, have received the Patty Jo Watson Award for the year’s best article or book chapter on Southeastern archaeology.

G’Sell publishes ‘Life After Rugby’ collection

“Life After Rugby,” the first book-length poetry collection by Eileen G’Sell, was published in December by Gold Wake Press. G’Sell is a lecturer in writing and in the Prison Education Project in Arts & Sciences.
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