Graduate student wins Prairie Schooner writing award

Ali Taheri Araghi, a Washington University in St. Louis PhD student in comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, has received Prairie Schooner’s Virginia Faulkner Award for Excellence in Writing for his story “Snow,” published in the journal’s fall 2016 issue.

Patti receives 2017 Agilent Early Career Professor Award

Gary J. Patti, associate professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a 2017 Agilent Early Career Professor Award. The honor includes a $100,000 research award and is given to those who have made “significant original research contributions” and have “outstanding potential for future research.”
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Colonna joins Cure Alzheimer’s Fund research consortium

Marco Colonna, MD, the Robert Rock Belliveau, MD, Professor of Pathology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been invited to join Cure Alzheimer’s Fund’s research consortium.

Bagnall honored with McKnight Scholar Award

Martha Bagnall, an assistant professor of neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a McKnight Scholar by the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience. 
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University receives grant to preserve ‘Code Blue’ documentary

Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive received a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to preserve “Code Blue,” a 1972 recruitment film aimed at bringing minorities into the medical profession.

Carpenter honored by geriatric emergency medicine society

Christopher Carpenter, MD, an associate professor of emergency medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been awarded the 2017 Gerson Sanders award by the Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine.
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