McCune to be scholar-in-residence at 26th American Men’s Studies conference

Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr., associate professor of women, gender and sexuality studies and of African and African-American studies, both in Arts & Sciences, will deliver the keynote address for “Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities,” the 26th annual conference of the American Men’s Studies Association.

DiPersio to become president of transplantation society

John DiPersio, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Oncology and deputy director of Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected to the top leadership post in the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. He will take over the role during the society’s meetings in Salt Lake City later in February. 
Andwele Jolly

Jolly named a 2018 Eisenhower fellow

Andwele Jolly, a business director at the School of Medicine, is one of 11 midcareer professionals chosen from a national pool of candidates for a prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship.

Program for students in recovery launches

Washington University in St. Louis has received a $10,000 grant from the nonprofit group Transforming Youth Recovery to assist students in recovery from substance use disorders and other addictive behaviors. The group’s first meeting will be Feb. 28.

Park named to help lead MPHS program

Yikung Park, associate professor of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named deputy co-director of the Master of Population Health Sciences (MPHS) degree program. 
William Tate

Tate named a top influencer in higher education

William F. Tate, dean of the Graduate School at Washington University in St. Louis, is included in the 2018 “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings,” as determined by Frederick M. Hess, the American Enterprise Institute’s director of education policy.  
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Sherraden receives career award for social policy research

Michael Sherraden, the George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor and director of the Center for Social Development at the Brown School, received the Society for Social Work and Research’s 2018 Social Policy Researcher Award.
Tili Boon Cuillé, Lerone A. Martin and Angela Miller

Cuillé, Martin, Miller win NEH fellowships

Washington University faculty members Tili Boon Cuillé, Lerone A. Martin and Angela Miller have won prestigious research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.