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Markovina receives early-career research training award

Stephanie Markovina, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of radiation oncology at the Washington University School of Medicine, has received the 2016 Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award from the American Society for Radiation Oncology. She will receive a two-year, $200,000 grant as part of the recognition.
8.3.16--Liz Haskell, Associate Professor of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis & HHMI
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Haswell wins Faculty Scholar award

Elizabeth Haswell, associate professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, was named a Faculty Scholar by a trio of major philanthropies Sept. 22.
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McLeod Writing Prize winners named

The winners of the annual Dean James E. McLeod Writing Prize are Adon Wade-Currie and Olivia Crow, who shared first prize, and Emily Wyland, who received an honorable mention, announced Jennifer Smith, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

ISP receives funding for STEM teacher program

The Monsanto Fund has awarded the Institute for School Partnership (ISP) at Washington University in St. Louis a $200,000 grant to support the STEM Teacher Quality program, or STEM TQ, which helps elementary school teachers integrate science, technology, engineering and math into their curriculum.
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Lang named chair of NIH study section

Catherine Lang, a professor of physical therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, will serve a two-year term as the chairperson of the Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Sciences Study Section, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center for Scientific Review.
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Roediger receives mentor award from Association for Psychological Science

Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger III, an internationally recognized scholar of human memory and the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in Arts & Sciences, has received the 2016 Mentor Award from the Association for Psychological Science.

Program allows nurses to receive bachelor’s degrees tuition-free

A group of eight Washington University registered nurses (RNs) received bachelor’s of science degrees in nursing in August as part of a new program that allows university RNs tuition remission when they pursue bachelor’s degrees at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College.

Odom, Wencewicz win Young Investigator Awards for study of infectious diseases

Audrey Odom, MD, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics and of molecular microbiology in the School of Medicine, and Timothy Wencewicz, assistant professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, both of Washington University in St. Louis, are the recipients of inaugural ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Awards.
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Michalski elected radiation oncology co-chair of NCI steering committee

Jeff Michalski, MD, the Carlos Perez Distinguished Professor of Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and a radiation oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center, has been elected radiation oncology co-chair of the National Cancer Institute Genitourinary Cancers Steering Committee.
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