Carl Phillips, professor of English in Arts & Sciences, has won the 2016 poetry award from PEN Center USA for “Reconnaissance,” his latest collection.
Matt Erlin, professor and chair of Germanic languages and literatures in Arts & Sciences, has won the 2016 prize for best book in “Germanistik,” or cultural studies, from the German Academic Exchange Service.
Yoram Rudy, the Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, was a Royal Academy of Engineering distinguished visiting fellow and fellow of Merton College at the University of Oxford from Sept. 1 to Oct. 15.
Chris Freeland, associate university librarian at Washington University, is one of this year’s recipients of the Ronald G. Bohley Award.
Clay F. Semenkovich, the Irene E. and Michael M. Karl Professor and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipid Research at the School of Medicine, has received the Edwin Bierman Award from the American Diabetes Association.
Cindy Brantmeier, professor of applied linguistics and education in Arts & Sciences, has been named a distinguished visiting professor of applied linguistics by the School of Foreign Languages of Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China.
Ross Brownson, the Bernard Becker Professor at the Brown School and director of the Prevention Research Center, has received the American Public Health Association Award for Excellence for his work as a scholar, leader and public-health practitioner.
Lee Epstein, the Ethan A. H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor, has accepted a visiting professor appointment in comparative politics and in law at the University of Bergen in Bergen, Norway.
Sally J. Schwarz, a professor of radiology at the School of Medicine,, is the new president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. She is the first pharmacist and only the fourth woman out of 60 presidents to hold the title.
Six members of the Washington University in St. Louis community will be among the speakers at an upcoming TEDxGateway Arch event.