The Washington University Danforth Staff Council has added 10 new members and elected its executive officers for the academic year.
Mark V. Williams, MD, a respected leader in hospital medicine, performance improvement and health-care delivery, has been named director of the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. His appointment takes effect Oct. 1.
Christopher Farnsworth, assistant professor of pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine, has received the 2021 George Grannis Award for Excellence in Research and Scientific Publication from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.
Abram Van Engen, professor of English in Arts & Sciences, has co-edited a new collection of essays about religious feeling in early American history and literature.
William B. Tolman has been appointed vice dean of research and entrepreneurship in Arts & Sciences, Dean Feng Sheng Hu announced. Tolman is the William Greenleaf Eliot Professor of Chemistry.
Michael Sherraden, the George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor at the Brown School, has received the 2021 James Billups International Social Development Leadership Award from the International Consortium for Social Development.
Architecture students from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts have placed third in the National Park Service’s 2021 Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition.
Popular Science magazine has named Fangqiong Ling at the McKelvey School of Engineering one of its “Brilliant 10,” highlighting her research studying microbes in water systems.
Aggie Toppins, associate professor and chair of design at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, has contributed a chapter on the Madam Binh Graphics Collective to “Baseline Shift: Untold Stories of Women in Graphic Design History.”
Sowande’ Mustakeem, associate professor of history and of African and African American studies, both in Arts & Sciences, has been appointed to the Organization of American Historians’ Distinguished Lectureship Program.
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