Lang honored by physical therapy association

Lang honored by physical therapy association

Catherine Lang, professor of physical therapy, among other roles at Washington University School of Medicine, has been named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Libraries’ Neureuther essay contest winners named

Libraries’ Neureuther essay contest winners named

Washington University Libraries has selected the winners of the 2020 Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition. The competition offers prizes to both undergraduate students and graduate students who write short essays about their personal book collections. 
Backus to receive Lifetime Achievement in Safety Award

Backus to receive Lifetime Achievement in Safety Award

Bruce Backus, assistant vice chancellor for environmental health and safety at Washington University in St. Louis, will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Safety Award from BLR (Business & Legal Resources) for his three decades as a leader in improving safety and environmental performance.
Wysession named editor of new journal

Wysession named editor of new journal

Michael Wysession, professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, recently was appointed editor-in-chief of Perspectives of Earth and Space Scientists, a new peer-reviewed journal from the American Geophysical Union.
Gephardt Institute honors Virgil Ethic of Service Award winners

Gephardt Institute honors Virgil Ethic of Service Award winners

The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement has announced this year’s recipients of the Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award. The annual honor recognizes community members who exemplify a character of service and engagement with the St. Louis region.
New report finds early childhood care, education vital for St. Louis region

New report finds early childhood care, education vital for St. Louis region

A new report from the Brown School’s Clark-Fox Policy Institute focuses on the impact that high-quality early childhood care and education can have on children, families and communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically brought home the issue’s importance.