Michelle Ann Noll, senior research technician, 54
Michelle Ann Noll, a senior research technician at the School of Medicine, died Feb. 25, 2023, after a battle with pulmonary fibrosis, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was 54.
Apte receives Bárány Prize
Rajendra S. Apte, MD, PhD, in the John F. Hardesty, MD, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the School of Medicine, has received the 2023 Ernst H. Bárány Prize from the International Society for Eye Research.
Bears win two NCAA titles at Indoor Track Championships
Washington University in St. Louis’ women track and field athletes won two national titles at the 2023 NCAA Division III Indoor National Championship March 10-11 in Birmingham, Ala.
Students Baba, Seger win Fashion Scholarship Fund honors
Olivia Baba and Connor Seger, both seniors pursuing a bachelor’s degree in fashion design from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, each will receive awards as part of the 2023 Fashion Scholarship Fund competition.
Vorobeychik wins grant for work on game-theoretic analysis
Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, an associate professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, recently won a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to use artificial intelligence to improve game-theory analysis methods to tackle increasingly complex problems.
Researchers elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation
Eight physician-scientists at the School of Medicine have been elected members of the newest class of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.
Reis hosts Lancet meeting on climate change, health
Rodrigo Reis, a professor of public health and interim co-dean of the Brown School, recently led a three-day writing retreat for public health scholars as part of The Lancet series on physical activity and public health.
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Acosta named to learning, development role in Human Resources
Julie-Ellen Acosta has been named assistant vice chancellor for the Office of Human Resources at Washington University in St. Louis. Acosta will oversee the Applied Leadership and Learning and Development teams. Her new role took effect March 1.
WUPD completes training to support people with sensory issues
The Washington University Police Department has completed training through the nonprofit KultureCity to recognize and support people experiencing sensory overload situations during police interactions. WUPD vehicles are now equipped with sensory bags containing noise-canceling headphones, fidget tools and more.
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