William Paul, professor of film and media studies in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has won the 2017 Richard Wall Memorial Award from the Theatre Library Association in New York.
Rebecca Copeland, professor of Japanese language and literature and chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in Arts & Sciences, presented a lecture titled “Translation and the Invention of ‘Japan’ — A Few Examples” at the Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies.
Brian Carpenter, professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, will present a lecture titled “The Art of Aging: Discovering New Sources of Creativity,” as part of One Day University, an event planned Oct. 28 at the Marriott St. Louis West.
Ron Mallon, professor of philosophy and chair of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology program in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has won the 2017 Joseph B. Gittler Award from the American Philosophical Association.
Derek Hoeferlin, associate professor of architecture in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, along with research assistants Jess Vanecek and Rob Birch, has won first prize in the inaugural Designing Resilience in Asia International Open Competition.
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, the Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2017 Jacobæus Prize from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for his role as the founding father of gut microbiome research.
Mary Klingensmith, MD, the Mary Culver Distinguished Professor and vice chair for education in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named chair of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Surgery.
Abram Van Engen, associate professor of English in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has won a prestigious Public Scholar grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Tamara Hershey, professor of radiology and of psychiatry, has been named chief of the Neuroimaging Laboratory (NIL) at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Letty Chen, associate professor of modern Chinese language and literature in Arts & Sciences, delivered a lecture titled “Technology of Memory: How We Remember and How We Forget” in late June at the University of Hong Kong.